Chinese media blasts U.S. lifting of Vietnam arms embargo

May 24, 2016

Chinese media blasts U.S. lifting of Vietnam arms embargo

Chinese state media on Tuesday slammed the lifting of a decades-old U.S. arms embargo against Vietnam, saying the move was aimed at Beijing and calling Barack Obama’s assurances to the contrary “a very poor lie.” Obama announced the end of the 41-year-old ban on ...

Obama departs on historic trips to Vietnam, Japan

May 22, 2016

Obama departs on historic trips to Vietnam, Japan

Barack Obama departed Saturday on a trip to Vietnam and Japan that will include the first visit to Hiroshima, site of the world’s first nuclear attack, by a sitting U.S. president. Obama left Maryland at 1:20 p.m. aboard Air Force One on the first ...

Secrets of early Shakespeare theater dug up in London

May 20, 2016

Secrets of early Shakespeare theater dug up in London

British archaeologists raised the curtain Thursday on a 16th century theater that staged William Shakespeare plays like “Romeo and Juliet” and where the bard himself acted in “London’s first theater land.” The Curtain theater put on productions between 1577 and 1625 as one of ...