| May 13, 2014
| 4:33 PM
Burbank High School's play production class once again impressed my family so much last week with their theatrical documentary “Vietnam 101: The War on Campus” multimedia production. The professional caliber of the young actors and the real-...
| May 7, 2014
| 7:17 AM
Chinese fishermen hunting sea turtles were captured Wednesday by Philippine maritime police, and Chinese and Vietnamese ships collided near an oil rig in a volatile day on the troubled waters of the South China Sea.
No serious injuries were reported...
| May 23, 2014
| 12:42 AM
President Richard Nixon and Marine Corps Commandant Leonard F. Chapman Jr., receiving salute from 1st Division marines back at Camp Pendleton from Vietnam....
| May 31, 2014
| 12:47 PM
Chinese officials reacted angrily Saturday to Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel's suggestions that China was using “intimidation, coercion” and the “threat of force” to assert its claims in the South China Sea.
| Apr 30, 2014
| 8:15 PM
As we move into May, the Courant continues its yearlong observance of the newspaper’s 250th anniversary with a new theme — Connecticut at War.
Connecticut has always played key roles in conflict, both domestically and internationally. We...
| May 1, 2014
| 2:30 AM
Ten years ago, photos of the crucifixion -- and worse -- were released to the American public. The media still call it "the Abu Ghraib scandal," as though, oops, the awkward repercussions for Team Bush were the torture photos' primary horror.
| Mar 24, 2014
It has become a truism in discussions of Russia's takeover of Crimea that in the post-World War II international order, countries no longer rewrite borders through force — or if they do, rarely find themselves faced with determined opposition from...
| Feb 14, 2014
Every unhappy family, Tolstoy tells us in the first line of "Anna Karenina," is unhappy in its own way. Maybe so. But as Bich Minh Nguyen suggests in her new novel "Pioneer Girl," set in the western suburbs of Chicago, certain kinds of unhappiness...
| Mar 15, 2014
| 8:39 PM
Ola Lee Mize
Medal of Honor recipient dies at 82
Ola Lee Mize, 82, a Medal of Honor recipient who fended off enemy assaults and rescued wounded soldiers during the Korean War, died Wednesday in Gadsden, Ala., after a long illness. His death was...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 6:15 PM
Lily Pham was born to Vietnamese parents, and although she remembers visiting Vietnam as a child, she never fully understood her parents or related to their culture.
That is until Pham, 22, began getting involved with the annual Tet Festival of Southern...
| Feb 7, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Water, water everywhere, but barely a drop of coherence. A lushly lensed sci-fi thriller-romance set in a futuristic Vietnam half submerged by rising sea levels as a consequence of ecological crimes, "2030" conjures a glistening oceanic world, but lets...