• People hold up a sign welcoming President Barack Obama as seen from his motorcade en route Jade Emperor Pagoda in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, Tuesday, May 24, 2016. Ho Chi Minh City is the second stop on Obama's three-day visit to America's former wartime enemy. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

    Obama reaches out to people a day after Vietnam arms deal

    HO CHI MINH CITY, Vietnam (AP) — When President Barack Obama met with human rights advocates and other activists Tuesday, he spoke of the “remarkable strides” Vietnam was making on a range of issues. Nguyen Quang A missed the meeting: That morning, the 70-year-old activist said, security men grabbed his arms and legs, threw him in a car and drove him into the countryside, where they held him until Obama left town.

  • President Barack Obama greets women at the door as he walks from the Bún chả Hương Liên restaurant after having dinner with American Chef Anthony Bourdain, Monday, May 23, 2016,  in Hanoi, Vietnam. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

    Obama dining with CNN’s Anthony Bourdain for series

    NEW YORK (AP) — President Barack Obama dined in Hanoi, Vietnam, on Monday with CNN personality Anthony Bourdain, whose “Parts Unknown” food travelogue is one of the network’s most popular nonfiction series.

  • In this Monday, May 16, 2016 photo, Jonah Reider, a chef, prepares food during Brownstone, an experiential treasure-hunt of sound, taste, and color at the American Irish Historical Society, in New York. Reider, a Columbia University student who wowed food experts with sublime creations served in his spartan dorm has graduated. Reider already has thousands of fans, including Stephen Colbert and famed food critic Ruth Reichl.  (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

    Ivy League dorm chef graduates to a hungry new world

    NEW YORK (AP) — As a student at Columbia University, Jonah Reider wowed foodies and rankled city health officials by opening an exclusive supper club in his dorm.