| Nov 19, 2012
| 8:19 AM
Phnom Penh, Cambodia -- Barack Obama became the first sitting U.S. president to visit Myanmar on Monday, praising the courage of fellow Nobel Peace Prize winner Aung San Suu Kyi while also providing a symbolic nod to initial reforms in a nation once...
| Mar 24, 2011
| 8:43 AM
YANGON, Myanmar -- A powerful earthquake hit Myanmar Thursday near its borders with China, Thailand and Laos, the U.S. Geological Survey said.
The quake hit in eastern Myanmar, about 55 miles (89 km) north of Chiang Rai, Thailand, the survey reported....
| Mar 6, 2011
As I sat on a high ledge of the 734-year-old Mingalarzedi Temple, looking out over the hundreds of ancient temples around Bagan, I wondered how long it would take a visitor to see them all. Archaeologists say there once were about 5,000 temples, but...
| Jun 1, 2011
| 4:19 PM
Fugitive Nathan Kent Lumbard was returned to the United States by Diplomatic Security Service agents Saturday.
The capture of Lumbard was a joint effort between Sturgis Police and St. Joseph Sheriff's Department, Lagrange County, IN authorities, as...
| Jan 29, 2012
New Mexico: This year, New Mexicans mark 100 years of statehood. But much of the state's appeal stems from its human history that goes back much further. (In 2010, Santa Fe celebrated 400 years of cityhood.) Explore here: the adobe architecture and art...
| Feb 11, 2012
| 10:10 AM
Nathan Lumbard, the Howe man who faked suicide and began a new life overseas to avoid facing charges for multiple crimes in Indiana and Michigan, now knows the consequences of his actions.
In a written statement, U.S. District Judge Robert Holmes Bell...
| May 6, 2008
Once part of the British Empire, Burma attained independence in 1948 and was ruled constitutionally until left-wing Gen. Ne Win staged a coup in 1962, introducing the "Burmese Way to Socialism." Massive unrest forced him to step down in 1988, and the...
| May 15, 2008
Monsoon winds and rain were predicted on Wednesday to whip through Myanmar's Irrawaddy River delta, compounding the misery for at least 1.6 million survivors of this month's deadly cyclone and spawning fresh appeals from the international community for...
| Jan 30, 2008
The military government's tightening grip doesn't give people here much to sing about, and when they do feel the urge to make music, even that can be risky.
The generals who rule Myanmar have spies snooping around for subversives in the most unlikely...