Tag: Memorial Day

Censored veteran will get another chance to give speech

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HUDSON, Ohio — A retired U.S. Army officer whose speech about freed Black slaves honoring fallen Civil War soldiers was censored by organizers of...

Another official resigns over censored Memorial Day speech

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HUDSON, Ohio — Both organizers of a Memorial Day ceremony have now resigned under pressure after they silenced a retired U.S. Army officer’s microphone...

Legion official resigns over censored Memorial Day speech

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The head of an American Legion post in Ohio stepped down Friday amid criticism following the decision of Memorial Day ceremony organizers to turn...

Audio cut in speech on Black people’s role in Memorial Day

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HUDSON, Ohio — Organizers of a Memorial Day ceremony turned off a speaker’s microphone when the former U.S. Army officer began talking about how...

Kentucky men returned for burial 80 years after Pearl Harbor

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CENTERTOWN, Ky. — The remains of two Kentucky men who died 80 years ago during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor were returned to...

Huge American flag stolen from California veterans cemetery

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LOS ANGELES — Authorities said a huge American flag and several smaller flags were stolen from a Southern California veterans cemetery over the Memorial...

Man banging skateboard at Dallas mall sends shoppers fleeing

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DALLAS — Panicked shoppers rushed out of Dallas mall on Memorial Day after a man banged a skateboard on the ground in the food...

Fueling box-office rebound, ‘Quiet Place’ opens with $58.5M

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NEW YORK — Moviegoing increasingly looks like it didn't die during the pandemic. It just went into hibernation. ...

Vets return to Memorial Day traditions as pandemic eases

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BOSTON — A pair of military vets navigate the hilly, meandering paths in a historic cemetery in Boston, searching out soldiers' graves and planting...

Flying over Memorial Day? Expect long lines at airports

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WASHINGTON — Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas says people traveling for Memorial Day weekend should be patient because there will be long lines at...