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President Obama's Trip To Vietnam and Japan: Five Things To Watch
President Obama embarks on his tenth trip to Asia Saturday afternoon, a tour that will take him for the first time to two countries once considered bitter foes of the U.S. The president will spend three days in Vietnam , stopping in the city's capital of Hanoi and the bustling urban center of Ho
Obama to Make Historic First Visit to Hiroshima Friday
President Obama will travel to Hiroshima Friday, becoming the first American president to visit the city where the U.S. dropped an atomic bomb during World War II . The fact an American president is visiting Hiroshima showcases the remarkable change in the U.S.'s relationship with Japan, once
This Week in History: May 8-14
ABC News' Jonathan Karl looks back at great moments in history, politics and pop culture.
Two Small US Navy Vessels Being Held by Iran
The U.S. lost contact with the craft that had 10 sailors on board and was traveling to Bahrain.
House Votes to Give Former Presidents a Pension Cut
President Obama could soon get a bill on his desk limiting his post-presidential pay. The House has approved a measure to curb the taxpayer-funded benefits former presidents receive each year after leaving the White House in order to tamp down on benefits afforded to those who make a considerable
2nd Democratic Presidential Debate: 7 Moments That Mattered
Just over a day after a wave of attacks in Paris that claimed the lives of 129 people and injured hundreds of others, the three Democrats running for president sparred over their approaches to confronting the ongoing threat of terrorism . A large portion of the second Democratic primary debate
‘Negro’ D-Day Hero Overlooked for Medal of Honor, Lawmaker Says
The faded, type-written piece of paper was buried in a box of 70-year-old documents at a presidential archive, but after it was recently unearthed, the fragile paper shined a spotlight on what a history detective called an injustice that lingers on from the Second World War – that of some black
Gov. Scott Walker Calls Possibility of Taking Online Courses to Finish Degree in WH 'Interesting'
Gov. Scott Walker , Wisconsin's Republican governor who is considering a bid for the White House, told ABC News that the possibility of taking online courses to finish his college degree -- if he were to win the presidential election and found himself at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue in early 2017 -- is
'Twin Peaks' Turns 25: Where the Stars Are Now
Twenty-five years ago, Laura Palmer's body was found by the riverbank in the first-ever episode of "Twin Peaks," and fans of the cult classic watched as the tiny Washington town was transformed by her murder. Showtime is attempting to revive the series, though co-creator David Lynch announced a few