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Obama's Memorial Day speech pays tribute to troops

President Barack Obama paid tribute to U.S. military personnel and their families in his final Memorial Day speech as Commander-in-Chief at Arlington National Cemetery.

Fire erupts during Memorial Day banquet at American Legion

Authorities say a blaze erupted during an annual Memorial Day banquet at an American Legion post in Philadelphia and required more than 100 firefighters to get it under control

Few Memorial Day travel headaches, most wait times bearable

Travelers who had braced for long lines and long waits were instead moving through most U.S. airports fairly quickly, as the busy Memorial Day travel weekend drew to close

LA war memorial covered up after graffiti vandalism

A pair of Marines on leave from their base in California's high desert answered the Memorial Day call Monday, bringing dozens of American flags to try to dress up a vandalized Vietnam War memorial until it can be repaired

Verizon Workers Score Major Wins With The Deal To End Their Strike

After almost seven weeks, a union representing Verizon workers agreed in principle on a contract. Verizon made several major concessions in the deal.

Are Hot Dogs a Sandwich?

The age old question "Are hotdogs a sandwich?" has been answered by the good folks at Merriam-Webster. Hotdogs might technically be a sandwich, but the world does not agree. Keri Lumm (@thekerilumm) reports.

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Syrian Opposition's Top Negotiator Resigns, Abandoning Peace Talks

The resignation of Mohammed Alloush will likely make it even harder to find a peaceful resolution to Syria's civil war.

Mexican soccer player Alan Pulido rescued after kidnapping

Mexican authorities say soccer player Alan Pulido has been rescued after his kidnapping in the northeast border state of Tamaulipas

Gov. Cuomo to visit prison guard hurt by exploding package

Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo plans to visit a hospital where a New York correction officer is recovering from injuries suffered when he opened a package that exploded at his home

Eric Holder Gives Snowden Props For Performing A 'Public Service'

During a CNN podcast, the former attorney general said whistleblower Edward Snowden raised an important debate.

Small plane lands on Interstate 10 in Mississippi

A single-engine airplane has made an emergency landing on Interstate 10 in south Mississippi's Jackson County

Nigeria: Military launch offensive in oil-producing south

Nigeria: Military launches offensive in oil-producing south against militant attacks that have halved petroleum production

Vigil planned at Cincinnati Zoo in tribute to slain gorilla

Animal rights activists plan a Memorial Day vigil for the gorilla killed at the Cincinnati Zoo after a 4-year-old boy slipped into an exhibit and a zoo response team concluded his life was in danger

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What To Expect From The 'Roots' Remake

A&E is airing a reboot of the iconic "Roots" miniseries, and this version is grittier and more realistic than the one that ran in 1977.

Bernie Sanders calls out 'Mr. Macho' Donald Trump

Sen. Bernie Sanders challenged Donald Trump to a debate before the June 7 California primary and said the presumptive GOP nominee would be 'a disaster' as president.

No likes for Utah apartment complex's Facebook requirement

Tenants at a Salt Lake City apartment complex are not giving "likes" to a Facebook-centric condition to their lease

Clinton and Sanders battle for California

Democratic candidates Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders battle for delegate-rich California. CNN's Sunlen Serfaty reports.

The Latest: Vigil held at Cincinnati Zoo for slain gorilla

Animal rights activists have gathered at the Cincinnati Zoo for a vigil in remembrance of a gorilla who was fatally shot to protect a 4-year-old boy who had fallen into its exhibit

Floods in Texas, Kansas leave at least 6 dead, 2 missing

Authorities in central Texas have found two more bodies along flooded streams, bringing the death toll from flooding in the state to six

Holder: Snowden did 'service,' but should still be punished

Former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder says Edward Snowden performed a "public service" in stoking a national debate about secret domestic surveillance programs, but that he should still return home to stand trial

Libertarians Love Uber — Here's Why

Free-market capitalists see a winning argument in debates over Uber and other parts of the sharing economy.

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Boy Missing In Japanese Woods After Parents Left Him As Punishment

The parents told police they wanted to teach their son a lesson after he threw rocks at cars and people.

Egypt leader: Christian woman's attackers will face justice

Egypt's president has vowed that those responsible for stripping an elderly Christian woman and parading her naked on the streets will be brought to face justice

Death row inmate says Mormon church interfered in his trial

A Utah man sentenced to death in a 1985 murder case is appealing his conviction by arguing the Mormon church interfered in his trial