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.
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. Reuters - Published
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..
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..
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..
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
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
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.. CBS News - Published
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
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
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
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.. CBS News - Published Also reported by •USATODAY.com
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
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