Hillary Rodham Clinton speaks with Laotian Prime Minister Thongsing Thammavong Wednesday during her historic visit to Laos, the first by a U.S. secretary of state since 1955. She also visited a Buddhist temple and viewed artificial limbs at a center that provides free prosthetics to Laotians wounded by bombs left over from the Vietnam War. (Associated Press)

Hillary Rodham Clinton speaks with Laotian Prime Minister Thongsing Thammavong Wednesday during her historic visit to Laos, the first by a U.S. secretary of state since 1955. She also visited a Buddhist temple and viewed artificial limbs at a center that provides free prosthetics to Laotians wounded by bombs left over from the Vietnam War. (Associated Press)