Memorial Day hits close for Washington


This weekend the United States celebrates Memorial Day. Sadly, for many Americans the holiday mostly marks the beginning of summer rather than a time to remember those who gave their lives in service to their country.

WASHINGTON, May 27, 2012 – Memorial Day is a time for remembering the men and women who died for their Country since the Revolutionary War. Remembering the approximately 1.3 million soldiers , not including those missing in action or wounded who paid

So in the spirit of Memorial Day, here's a look at some of the films that captured the bravery and sacrifices women made on the war front and on the home front. Claudette Colbert, Paulette Goddard and Veronica Lake — three of the biggest stars of the

I can honestly say that this Memorial Day weekend started the year before. I was in attendance at Yale University's Senior Class of 2011 closing ceremonies for my younger cousin, who has now gone on to Harvard for medical school. On Sunday, May 22,

Rather than kick their feet up this Memorial Day weekend, the astronauts aboard the International Space Station will be unloading cargo from the first private spacecraft ever to visit the orbiting lab. SpaceX's unmanned Dragon capsule docked with the

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