Birthplace of Memorial Day? That Depends Where You're From

Memorial Day kicks off the summer travel season, and since pump prices never reached $4 or $5 a gallon, as feared, economists says travelers are likely to dine out or shop more once they pull off the road. About 30.7 million people will drive more than

Fire continues to trouble six states heading into the busy Memorial Day weekend. (Michael Bocchieri/AFP/Getty Images) Six states are spending Memorial Day weekend battling – or anticipating – forest fires as high wind and heat make life difficult.

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is paying tribute to veterans during Memorial Day weekend, honoring those willing to sacrifice their lives for their country. Obama says in his weekly radio and Internet address he will

Halle Berry and Olivier Martinez kick off the memorial day weekend in Malibu.

We put together a gallery of our favorite Instagram pictures from people celebrating Memorial Day weekend across the U.S. Share yours with us!

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