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Wyoming veteran reflects on Vietnam through old letters home

Nov. 13, 2021 10:13 AM EST

GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) — Dave Olsen found them 26 years ago. He recognized them immediately while going through his mother’s belongings after she died. That was in 1995. The sight alone took him 25 years into the past. Back to 1969. He never knew, or...

Vietnam to end virus lockdown in largest city after 3 months

Sep. 30, 2021 03:08 AM EDT

VUNG TAU, Vietnam (AP) — Vietnam will lift the lockdown in its largest city on Friday, ending nearly three months of restrictions on movement to curb a coronavirus surge. People in Ho Chi Minh City, a metropolis of 10 million, will be able to leave their homes,...

AP PHOTOS: Behind barricades, Vietnam battles 'enemy' virus

Sep. 21, 2021 21:57 PM EDT

VUNG TAU, Vietnam (AP) — The roadblocks and barricades make the streets of this southern Vietnamese city look like they did during the war that ended almost 50 years ago. But this time, the battle is being fought against the rampaging coronavirus. In Vung Tau, just...