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United States federal holiday remembering those who died in military service

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Memorial Day: United States federal holiday remembering those who died in military service
Memorial Day is a federal holiday in the United States for remembering and honoring people who have died while serving in the United States Armed Forces. The holiday is observed on the last Monday of May. Memorial Day was previously observed on May 30 from 1868 to 1971.

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Storms and sweltering heat seen hitting U.S. South on Memorial Day

Sweltering heat, storms and possible twisters were expected to hit the U.S. southern Plains and southeastern states on Memorial Day after a spate of deadly tornadoes and flooding in the region.
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On Memorial Day, I have a duty to remember the veterans who fulfilled their duty to serve

By telling the story of the Sanchez family — immigrants who loved and defended their adopted country — I keep them close and their service alive.
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Videos for Memorial Day

'Rolling Thunder' motorcyclists make final ride through Washington [Video]'Rolling Thunder' motorcyclists make final ride through Washington

Rolling Thunder, a veterans advocacy group, made their final Memorial Day motorcycle ride through Washington, D.C. on Sunday, ending a three decades-old tradition. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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Huge List Of Memorial Day Sales And Deals [Video]Huge List Of Memorial Day Sales And Deals

If you're planning to shop this Memorial Day Monday—May 27, Business Insider has a long list of many different sales. They've organized deals based on different categories like mattresses,..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 01:04Published

How To Have The Most Relaxed Memorial Day Weekend Ever [Video]How To Have The Most Relaxed Memorial Day Weekend Ever

Memorial Day Weekend marks the first unofficial weekend of summer. Or as Lifehacker puts it, "Time to start wearing all white and eating meat outdoors." Their tips on how to maximize your time during..

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How To Beat The Memorial Day Travel Rush [Video]How To Beat The Memorial Day Travel Rush

According to Business Insider, Memorial Day is one of the biggest travel weekends of the year. AAA predicts an estimated 37.6 million Americans will be on the road during Memorial Day weekend. The GPS..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:39Published

A Roundup Of Memorial Day Sales [Video]A Roundup Of Memorial Day Sales

Memorial Day is on Monday, May 27! And for shoppers, that means tons of sales and discounts. Some start as early as two weeks prior to the holiday weekend. Business Insider says that the biggest sales..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:51Published

Israel comes to standstill as sirens sound to mark Memorial Day [Video]Israel comes to standstill as sirens sound to mark Memorial Day

Israelis came to a two-minute halt to honor the memories of fallen soldiers and victims of terrorism.

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 00:50Published

Where To Spend Memorial Day Weekend [Video]Where To Spend Memorial Day Weekend

Memorial Day weekend is nearly upon us, bring on the picnics in the park, and a long weekend out of town. Here's where to go.

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Memorial Day deals, Trump in Japan and Stanley Cup: 5 things you need to know Monday

It's Memorial Day. Here's what's making news.
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What's open and closed Memorial Day 2019: Mail, banks, and stores impacted by the holiday

As America celebrates Memorial Day on Monday, May 27, 2019, most government offices and some private businesses will be closed.
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Rolling Thunder veterans group makes final ride through Washington

The Rolling Thunder motorcycles that descend on Washington, D.C. every Memorial Day weekend made their final ride on Sunday, ending a three decades-old tradition that was initially meant to serve to..
Reuters - Published

E-F 3 tornado touched down in Oklahoma Saturday

Severe storms are hitting tens of millions of people this Memorial Day weekend. On Saturday, an E-F 3 tornado touched down in Oklahoma, taking lives and destroying anything in its path. Larry Seward..
CBS News - Published

Calendar: Week of May 27

From Memorial Day to the official start of Atlantic Hurricane Season, "Sunday Morning" takes a look at some notable events of the week ahead. Jane Pauley reports.
CBS News - Published

Tester blasts Trump for China trade war, calls farmer bailout a "Band-Aid"

Sen. Jon Tester, D-Montana, joins Margaret Brennan to discuss ongoing trade tensions and veterans affairs on this Memorial Day weekend.
CBS News - Published

On Memorial Day weekend, return to video games you've put aside recently

Beyond remembering departed veterans, Memorial Day can also be a time to remember video games such as "Days Gone" and "Overwatch" set aside recently.
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Rising floodwaters prompt evacuations in Oklahoma

Memorial Day weekend begins with nearly half the country under the threat of severe weather. An outbreak of tornadoes and floods that started a week ago and has killed at least eight people in the..
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How will the weather effect your Memorial Day plans?

How will severe weather affect your weekend travel plans? Lonnie Quinn, chief weathercaster of New York station WCBS-TV, joins "CBS Evening News" to discuss.
CBS News - Published

Memorial Day: America's strained salute to its black veterans

memorial day: america's strained salute to its black veterans
Black Americans have always helped fight America's wars, but do not receive the same reverence as white soldiers.
BBC News - Published

Health Officials Want You To Take Better Care Of Your Skin This Summer

health officials want you to take better care of your skin this summer
As it heats up heading into Memorial Day in the United States, the National Council on Skin Cancer Prevention is warning everyone to be sure to take precautions to help protect their skin, according to..
WorldNews - Published

Honoring veterans on Memorial Day across the country

Memorial Day is a holiday honoring American soldiers who made the ultimate sacrifice for their country.
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Your Memorial Day weekend movie guide is here! From 'Aladdin' to adult fare, we've got you

A three-day weekend means an extra day to watch movies! But what should you see? For starters, 'Aladdin' and 'Booksmart.' Streaming? 'The Perfection.'
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Trump to order additional forces to Middle East

President Trump is ordering more troops to the Middle East as tensions between the United States and Iran continue to rise. The order comes as Trump is departing for Japan over Memorial Day weekend...
CBS News - Published

Four things to avoid when grilling burgers

Grilling your burgers wrong could kill you. Here are four things to avoid to help you get through Memorial Day weekend unscathed.
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These are the best appliance deals you can get this Memorial Day

This holiday is the best time to get a new fridge, dishwasher, or other large appliance.
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12 iPhone and Android apps to get just in time for Memorial Day

From podcasts and recipes to global scavenger hunts and quirky roadside attractions, these iPhone and Android apps can help you kickstart summer.
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The best movies hitting theaters this summer

Memorial Day weekend kicks off the summer box office season. Erik Davis, managing editor of Fandango, joined CBSN to talk about the best films hitting theaters this weekend and over the rest of the..
CBS News - Published

Memorial Day weekend weather forecast

As areas in the central U.S. recover from severe weather earlier this week, we're seeing record heat in parts of the South, and flood alerts were issued today for 8 states. CBS News weather producer..
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Is the stock market closed for Memorial Day?

U.S. stock and bond markets are closed on Monday to observe Memorial Day. Foreign financial markets will be open.
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100 Years of Memorial Day Commemorations

The Times’s At War editor digs through the archives, looking at Memorial Day coverage dating back to World War I.
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These are all the best Memorial Day deals and sales you can get this weekend

The best part of Memorial Day weekend is all the sales you can shop (and the barbecues, of course).
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PM Theresa May announces resignation; record travel expected for Memorial Day
CBS News - Published

Memorial Day 2019: Here's what's open and closed on the Monday, May 27 holiday

This year, Memorial day is Monday, May 27. Why is it a holiday? Will mail be delivered? This is what's open and closed in 2019.
USATODAY.com - Published

Eye Opener: Millions brace for severe weather ahead of Memorial Day

Millions of people on the road for Memorial Day face severe storms, while hard-hit towns in the central U.S. recover after deadly tornadoes. Also, British Prime Minister Theresa May announces she will..
CBS News - Published

These free mobile video games on Android and iOS can add to Memorial Day weekend fun

Columnist Marc Saltzman suggests some mobile games you can use to pass the time at home or on a trip this Memorial Day holiday weekend.
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My Best Friend and I Did Everything Together — Until He Was Killed in Afghanistan

A bomb planted by the Taliban killed my best friend, Patrick. This Memorial Day, I am still coming to terms with the fact that I survived our ill-fated mission and he did not.
NYTimes.com - Published

Free food and Memorial Day deals for active military and veterans Monday

Veterans and other military personnel can enjoy free meals and discounts Monday at Hooters, Applebee's, Outback Steakhouse and other businesses.
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These are the restaurants and stores open on Memorial Day. Plus, who is closed

Costco is closed for Memorial Day but most major retailers and restaurant chains are open for the holiday Monday and several will be running sales.
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Here's where you can find Memorial Day discounts

At some businesses, veterans and other military personnel can get free Memorial Day meals and discounts when they show military identification.
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Donald Trump pardoning war criminals on Memorial Day would be desecrating a holiday

Commander in chief Donald Trump, for the sake of U.S. military order and discipline, don't act on those accused or convicted of war crimes: Our view
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Trump visits Arlington Cemetery to pay tribute

President Donald Trump is visiting Arlington National Cemetery a few days before Memorial Day to pay tribute to those who died in service to the United States. (May 23)
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Forget the 'Polar Vortex.' Here comes the 'Death Ridge' and record heat for the Southeast

A blistering, dangerous heat wave, which one expert calls a "death ridge," is poised to scorch the southeastern U.S. over the Memorial Day weekend.
USATODAY.com - Published

Trump visits Arlington National Cemetery ahead of Memorial Day

The president is making a surprise trip ahead of Memorial Day
CBS News - Published

On Memorial Day, remembering those left behind

Bob Schieffer offers telling wisdom from Joe Biden about life after loss
CBS News - Published

Best Memorial Day events in every state and DC

Looking for something to do Memorial Day weekend? 24/7 Tempo lists an event in every state and D.C. that should not be missed!
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Emirates' Memorial Day sale will get you around the globe for less than $500

Emirates is having a Memorial Day sale, with great fares to Europe
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Gas prices may have already peaked as summer travel season kicks off

As the Memorial Day weekend kicks off the summer travel season, drivers are poised to benefit from declining gas prices.
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Travel gadgets for Memorial Day

Extra power for your phone, e-readers and a cool video accessory for your driving shots.
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Memorial Day weekend: Get your motor running with these travel gadgets

More outlets, extra battery, noise canceling headphones, a power strip with USB, phone holders, e-books & GoPro camera accessory for car top our list.
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Memorial Day weekend travel: Gas prices up, but rental car and hotel costs down

The largest number of people ever is expected to hit the road for Memorial Day weekend. AAA estimates nearly 43 million Americans will travel, 88 percent of them by car. Jericka Duncan reports.
CBS News - Published

RV fans kick off Memorial Day with road trips

Memorial Day honors soldiers who died defending the U.S. It's also the unofficial start of summer, when RV fans make the most of the weather .
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Sea dragons, human compost, Lego dinosaurs: News from around our 50 states

States ready public beaches and parks for Memorial Day kickoff, Tennessee zoo researchers find promise for endangered toads, and more
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E. coli risk leads to recall of more than 62,000 pounds of raw beef products

Days ahead of Memorial Day weekend, an Illinois company is recalling 62,112 pounds of raw beef products that may be contaminated with E. coli.
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