Virginia State Police say nine people died on state roadways over the Memorial Day weekend.
The day before the nation paused to honor its fallen soldiers, an MSNBC host ruffled feathers by questioning the use of the word "hero" to describe soldiers who died at war.
A woman bookended by two men turned and faced the statue. She slowly raised a white, gloved hand into a salute. The men each raised a shiny bugle to their lips and after a short, reverent moment of silence, began to play "Taps".
About 2,000 people turned out for the Memorial Day ceremony at the Virginia War Memorial in Richmond.
In an era of beach trips and opening the summer house, some who take comfort in the true purpose of Memorial Day believe its meaning has lost its lustre.
For the eighth year in a row, D.C. will be the site of the National Memorial Day Parade. This year, organizers are making sure to honor those who died in the current generation.
Whether you burn yourself, get bit by a mosquito or just get motion sickness, there are a few weird home remedies that could help you this Memorial Day weekend.
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U.S. Marine Sgt. William Stacey was killed earlier this year by a homemade bomb in southern Afghanistan, a tragedy for which he prepared by writing a letter to his family explaining why he was fighting that was to be read in the event of his death.
As thousands prepare to fire up their grills for the unofficial first weekend of the summer, officials are reminding grillers to follow safety precautions.
The father of a U.S. soldier who was taken prisoner in Afghanistan thanked the motorcycle riders of Rolling Thunder on Sunday for raising awareness of missing-in-action troops and prisoners of war.
A special project is happening within the walls of Walter Reed National Military Medical Center.
Arlington National Cemetery is marking Memorial Day with a wreath-laying at the Tomb of the Unknowns.
A Memorial Day ceremony is being held at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington.
A Memorial Day ceremony at Fort Harrison National Cemetery will honor the nation's war dead, especially soldiers and sailors who died in the Civil War.
Hundreds of thousands of motorcycles roared into D.C. Sunday for the 25th annual Rolling Thunder motorcycle ride.
Memorial Day weekend can be a dangerous time of year with lots of people traveling and attending parties and barbeques.
The hot weather across the Washington region is making the region's rivers very inviting this Memorial Day weekend, but it's also renewing warnings about the danger of area rivers swollen by recent rains.
Retired general Peter Pace, former chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, remembers Guido Farinaro every day.
The concert will be shown on the American Forces Network to men and women in military service at bases in 175 countries and on board 140 Navy ships.