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President Obama Sends Human Rights Message to Vietnam Government
The president addressed the Vietnamese people, pressing the government to improve human rights and pushed for closer ties with the U.S.
Today in History
Today in History Today is Friday, Aug. 26, the 239th day of 2016. There are 127 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On Aug. 26, 1968, the Democratic National Convention opened in Chicago; the four-day event was marked by a bloody police crackdown on anti-war protesters in the
Vietnam Says It's Now Safe to Swim at Most Central Beaches
Vietnam says it's now safe to swim at most beaches in four central provinces where massive fish deaths occurred more than four months ago because of toxic chemicals released by a Taiwanese steel company
Pakistan Deports Blacklisted American After Questioning
Pakistan's Interior Minister says a blacklisted American citizen who entered Pakistan earlier this month has been deported again after being interrogated
In a Major Address, Obama Makes Case for Human Rights to Thousands in Vietnam
President Obama sent a message to the government of Vietnam today -– make improvements on human rights in order to succeed as a nation. He made his case in a speech to thousands in Hanoi, just one day after meeting with Vietnamese leaders. "Nations are more successful when universal rights are
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
London Voters Cast Ballot for New Mayor
ABC News' Alex Marquardt reports from outside a London polling station where voters are heading to cast their ballots.
ARCHIVE VIDEO: Fidel Castro Tells Barbara Walters in 2002 That Socialism Works in His Country
Oct. 11, 2002: Castro and Walters debate his stance on demonstrations and protests in Cuba.
North Korean Official's Possible Execution the Source of Heated Speculation
Speculation swirled today over whether North Korea ’s second highest-ranking defense chief has been publicly executed. Adding to the confusion, South Korea ’s National Intelligence Service (NIS) gave two different accounts to the Intelligence Committee at the National Assembly this morning and