| Aug 16, 2013
| 3:34 PM
HANOI, Vietnam — Market forces are working against college degrees in Marx, Lenin and Ho Chi Minh studies in Vietnam, where the Communist government has resorted to offering free tuition to attract students.
Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung signed a...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 9:32 AM
That fried shrimp is going to hit you in the gut, and the wallet.
Prices for the tiny crustaceans are soaring because of a disease that’s crimping supplies in Thailand, Vietnam and China, the three largest producers of shrimp in the world....
| Jul 29, 2013
| 10:57 AM
Retired Col. George "Bud" Day, a Medal of Honor recipient who spent 5 1/2 years as a POW in Vietnam and was Arizona Sen. John McCain's cellmate, has died. He was 88.
One of the nation's most highly decorated servicemen since Gen. Douglas MacArthur and...
| Jul 20, 2013
| 7:26 AM
Helen Thomas, the pioneering female journalist who questioned 10 U.S. presidents from her front-row seat at White House press conferences, has died. She was 92.
The Associated Press reported her death. She lived in Washington for more than six decades....
| Jul 18, 2013
| 7:28 PM
Retired Army Lt. Gen. Sidney Berry, a decorated combat veteran of the Vietnam and Korean wars who led the U.S. Military Academy during a turbulent period in the 1970s when a cheating scandal rocked West Point months before he was forced to admit the first...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 9:38 AM
Experts expect that 400,000 or more U.S. veterans of the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq will suffer from PTSD at some point. A new study suggests that they'll have more to worry about than a debilitating psychiatric condition — they could also be at...
| Dec 19, 2012
| 7:34 PM
As the eldest son, born to Vietnam's most legendary singing family, Duy Quang stepped lithely on stage and held his audience enthralled. His voice amplified the ballads of yesteryear, many from his father, composer Pham Duy, who knew how to......
| Feb 9, 2013
| 7:02 AM
Edward “The Comedian” Blake didn't get much face time in Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons' landmark graphic novel “Watchmen” — ......
| Jan 31, 2013
| 4:22 PM
Three men who worked as contract employees at Camp Pendleton were indicted Thursday on charges of stealing more than $3 million in medical equipment that was meant to be shipped to Marine combat units, including those in Afghanistan. The three......
| Jan 31, 2013
| 4:53 PM
The seals on the beach at the Children's Pool in La Jolla -- the objects of two decades of litigation and political bickering -- now have their own "seal cam" so the public can watch them all day, every day.......
| Jan 30, 2013
| 11:03 PM
An American democracy activist accused of trying to overthrow the Vietnamese government returned home to Southern California on Wednesday night, more than nine months after he was first detained in Saigon. U.S. citizen Nguyen Quoc Quan was met by a......