President Barack Obama will touch down in Hanoi on Sunday. He’s just the third US president to visit since the end of the Vietnam War. This woman escaped that war — and found out that it’s never too late to heal.
Vietnamese newspaper Thanh Nien News reported Hue paid a 27-year-old male inmate at the jail 50 million Vietnamese dong, or roughly $2,300, to supply her with his semen and syringes. She then successfully impregnated herself.
David Tran, the man who created Huy Fong Foods' Sriracha, has never advertised his hot sauce. Yet, that ubiquitous red bottle with the green cap can be seen in restaurants across the US. How'd it get so hot?
The United States was among the first foreign nations to move in to help the Philippines in the wake of Typhoon Haiyan's devastation. The US has long had close, though not always happy, ties with the island nation.
Paul C. Lo and his family came to America from Laos in the 1970s as part of a huge wave of Hmong refugees — ethnic villagers pushed out of Laos by communist forces during the Vietnam War. Lo, who is now 45 years old, was recently named the first Hmong American judge in US history.
A Buddhist statue was meant to simply ward off trash and graffiti on a rough Oakland corner. But it became a community gathering place for the area's Vietnamese immigrants, who turned the site into a beautiful shrine.
During the US-Vietnam war, North Vietnam's government only allowed music that encouraged people to fight for the nation. And bluesy love songs were associated with South Vietnam and Americans. That's how a young musician ended up spending a decade in prison.
For 30 years, a variety show has helped Vietnamese expatriates remember the past and pass down their culture and anti-communist politics. Part comedy and part musical extravaganza, the show has become a family tradition for many Vietnamese around the world.
Reporter Phillip Martin has been investigating human trafficking in various parts of the world and in Vietnam he found a glimmer of hope, as a young woman who was kidnapped and sold to a brothel in China, returns to her family.