Memorial Day

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Calif. tribal veterans gather to honor sacrifice

SANTA NELLA, Calif. (AP) — American Indian veterans wearing tribal dress gathered to honor the sacrifice of their fighting men and women in an emotional ceremony at a Central California cemetery. Servicemen and women offered […]

05/27/2013

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‘Fast 6′ speeds past ‘Hangover’ to top box office

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The sixth installment in the “Fast & Furious” franchise is No. 1 at the box office. “Fast & Furious 6″ was tops with moviegoers on a record-breaking Memorial Day weekend with […]

05/27/2013

A visitor points to the name of someone who died during the Vietnam War on a marble wall, Vietnam Veterans Memorial, Washington DC. (AP Photo)

Obama says don’t take American troops for granted

ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — President Barack Obama said Monday that Americans must honor the sacrifices of their fighting men and women, particularly at a time when the U.S. combat role in Iraq has ended and […]

05/27/2013

The Old Guard US Army soldier from 3rd US Infantry Regiment places flags on graves for Memorial Day, Arlington National Cemetery. (AP Photo)

Americans gather to honor fallen service members

(AP) – Americans planned to gather at cemeteries, memorials and monuments nationwide to honor fallen military service members on Memorial Day, at a time when combat in Afghanistan approaches 12 years and the ranks of […]

05/27/2013

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Furlough Friday: Unpaid day off for many in government

WASHINGTON (AP) — No one answered the tax-help hotline at the IRS on Friday. And you could forget about getting advice on avoiding foreclosures at the 80 Housing and Urban Development field offices nationwide. It […]

05/24/2013

The Old Guard US Army soldier from 3rd US Infantry Regiment places flags on graves for Memorial Day, Arlington National Cemetery. (AP Photo)

Memorial Day: Ways to say thank you

The Beginnings of Memorial Day Three years after the Civil War ended, on May 5, 1868, the head of an organization of Union veterans — the Grand Army of the Republic — established Decoration Day […]

05/24/2013

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Summer travel forecast: Better, but no blowout

NEW YORK (AP) — This summer, high rollers are flying to lavish vacation hot spots for their vacations. The rest of us are headed to places like nearby campgrounds. The good news: At some U.S. […]

05/24/2013

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Memorial Day in L.A.

Lots of people have a three-day weekend so let’s make the most of it, here are a few ideas for the Memorial Day weekend! Every weekend Veterans For Peace set up a memorial at Arlington […]

05/24/2013

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Netflix hoping for memorable Memorial Day weekend

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Netflix is hoping this weekend’s release of the resurrected TV series “Arrested Development” will lock up more subscribers to its Internet video service. The award-winning show about the dysfunctional Bluth family […]

05/24/2013

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Point Mugu park reopening many areas after fire

CALABASAS, Calif. (AP) — Many areas of sprawling Point Mugu State Park that have been off-limits since this month’s big wildfire on the outskirts of Camarillo and Thousand Oaks will reopen in time for the […]

05/21/2013

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