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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 the military personnel who died while serving in the United States Armed Forces. The holiday is observed on the last Monday of May. Memorial Day was observed on May 30 from 1868 to 1970.


2 men who lied about military service must wear sign that says 'I am a liar,' judge rules

Men who lied about military service must wear signs that say "I am a liar" for eight hours on Memorial Day and Veterans Day to be eligible for parole.
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Beer and brotherhood unite Marines at gravesite

The Marines of 2nd Battalion, 4th Regiment established a tradition where every Memorial Day, they gather to celebrate and remember the lives of their fallen brothers.  
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PM Theresa May announces resignation; record travel expected for Memorial Day
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Man saves injured bald eagle trapped in highway

When the man discovered a stranded eagle was the cause of some Memorial Day traffic, he knew he had to save her
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Trump denies knowing about request to sideline USS John McCain

Officers were told to keep a warship named for the late Sen. John McCain out of President Trump's view during his Memorial Day weekend visit to Japan. Mr. Trump says he didn't know about it, but called..
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Navy told to keep USS John McCain from Trump's view

Officers were told to keep a warship named for the late Sen. John McCain out of President Trump's view during his Memorial Day weekend visit to Japan, CBS News has confirmed.
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Dead dolphins keep washing up in Delaware. Here's what we know

Delaware's marine mammal experts were busy with dolphin strandings this Memorial Day weekend, but they say it's no reason for alarm, for now.
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Yukon plane crash kills U.S. National Park Service safety officials

Two top safety officials for the U.S. National Park Service in Alaska were killed in the Memorial Day crash of a single-engine airplane in Canada's Yukon territory, officials said on Tuesday.
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Troops wore MAGA-inspired patches at Trump speech

Some U.S. service members attending a Memorial Day address by President Trump were photographed wearing patches inspired by his "Make America Great Again" campaign slogan. The Navy says it's looking..
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Honor student killed in Washington, D.C. weekend violence

The deadly Memorial Day weekend comes amid amid increasing concern about violence in D.C.
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Biden camp fires back at Trump's 'low IQ' remarks: 'Beneath the dignity of the office'

The former vice president's campaign slammed Donald Trump for being on foreign soil on Memorial Day and embracing an insult from North Korea's Kim Jong Un.
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Pence honors the fallen at Arlington cemetery

Vice President Mike Pence has paid tribute to fallen members of the U.S. Armed Forces, thanking their loved ones in a ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery and acknowledging that for them "every day..
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ShowBiz Minute: Lee, Memorial Day concert, Box Office

Stan Lee's former business manager appears in court after fleeing; Mantegna and McCormack host emotional Memorial Day concert; 'Aladdin' leaps to the top spot at the U.S. Box Office. (May 27)
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National Memorial Day parade held in Washington

Thousands of spectators came to the National Mall in Washington to pay tribute this Memorial Day to the military men and women who gave their life in service to their country. (May 27)
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Baseball team plays video depicting Ocasio-Cortez as an "enemy of freedom"

The Fresno Grizzlies, a Triple-A affiliate of the Washington Nationals, played the Memorial Day tribute video on Monday
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President Trump wraps up 4-day state visit to Japan

President Trump has concluded his state visit to Japan, where he met with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. The president observed Memorial Day with 1,000 U.S. military troops stationed in Japan. CBS News..
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At least 38 people shot in Chicago during violent Memorial Day weekend

At least 38 people were shot over Memorial Day weekend in Chicago. Seven of those victims were killed. This comes despite police and community efforts to combat shootings and gun violence. WBBM-TV..
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10 tons of trash left on Virginia beach after Memorial Day event

Hundreds of beach-goers at Floatopia, a Memorial Day weekend event, left 10 tons of garbage at Virginia Beach's Ocean Park, WCNC-TV reported.
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Why these tables were empty at Chick-fil-As around the country this weekend

To honor soldiers who died while serving in the Armed Forces, the fast food chain set up "Missing Man Tables" at locations for Memorial Day weekend.
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Fresno Grizzlies apologize to Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez for Memorial Day tribute video

The Fresno Grizzlies apologized to Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez for a Memorial Day tribute video that contained "misleading and offensive editing."
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Trump delivers Memorial Day remarks to troops aboard USS Wasp

Before leaving Japan after a four-day state visit, President Trump gave troops onboard the USS Wasp a Memorial Day message. Watch his remarks here.
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President Trump thanks sailors, questions 'complex' technology during Memorial Day remarks in Japan

President Trump used a Memorial Day address aboard a Navy ship in Japan to tout defense spending, even as he questioned advances in technology.
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'Every day is Memorial Day:' Vice President Pence remembers the fallen at Arlington

Vice President Mike Pence placed a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier and observed a moment of silence in honor of fallen service members.
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Army nurse pens tribute to fallen soldiers on Memorial Day

"America, you never told me that I'd have to put so many of your sons, the boys next door, in body bags," she wrote
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Memorial Day sports TV guide: What to watch on the holiday

The MLB game slate, French Open and Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final highlight the day in sports on Memorial Day.
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Memorial Day 2019: America honors the fallen

Remembering the sacrifices made by service members in our nation's wars
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Military spouses fight to repeal "archaic" rule known as "widow's tax"

There’s a new effort in Congress to help families of America’s fallen service members get the benefits they say they deserve. The problem is known as the “widow’s tax” and this Memorial Day..
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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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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..
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244,000 reasons why we celebrate Memorial Day

For more than 60 years, the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment has honored America's fallen heroes by placing American flags at gravesites for service members buried at Arlington National Cemetery.
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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..
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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...
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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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