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‘Suburbia is so weirdly aggressive’: Neighbors’ backyard concert for Memorial Day sparks debate

'I'm not a Karen, right?'

On May 31, 2022 by Rachel Kiley

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New York Times blasted for opinion article about U.S. military ‘celebrating white supremacy’

The article came out on Memorial Day weekend.

On May 25, 2020 by Sierra Juarez

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Minor league baseball team apologizes for including Ocasio-Cortez in ‘Enemies of Freedom’ montage

The Fresno Grizzlies issued an apology late Monday.

On May 28, 2019 by Andrew Wyrich

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Trump tweets Memorial Day video—and Twitter reminds him of his draft deferment

Trump avoided the Vietnam draft thanks to a 'bone spur' diagnosis.

On May 27, 2019 by Stephanie Fillion

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Donald Trump tweets Memorial Day message that’s all about himself

At least he didn't mention the 'haters and losers.'

On May 28, 2018 by Josh Katzowitz

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Fake Antifa Twitter accounts say they vandalized soldiers’ graves on Memorial Day

People are taking these fake anti-fascism tweets as fact.

On May 30, 2017 by Samantha Grasso

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Chris Pratt is teaching his son the Pledge of Allegiance because America

With a little practice, he'll be an expert in no time.

On May 28, 2015 by Michelle Jaworski

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Here’s the story behind that iconic image of a bald eagle on a gravestone

Taken at the Fort Snelling Memorial Cemetery, the breathtaking image goes viral every Memorial Day.

On May 25, 2015 by Gabe Bergado

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This photo of an Army widow at her husband’s grave reminds us what Memorial Day is all about

Laureen Lopez-Berry's husband Richard was killed by a car bomb in Afghanistan in 2012.

On May 25, 2015 by EJ Dickson

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The 5 worst war movies on Netflix

OK, one of them is actually good.

On May 25, 2015 by Joey Keeton

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Here’s an awesome Memorial Day Vine from the National Guard

These sorts of social media tributes can be done well with a little creativity, empathy, and imagination. 

On May 26, 2014 by Audra Schroeder

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Mark Ruffalo and Robert Downey are clothes-swapping for Memorial Day

The Science bros are back and on vacation. Lucky for the rest of us they're also on social media.

On May 23, 2014 by Aja Romano