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Lady Antebellum, Eric Church Honor Gregg Allman With 'Midnight Rider' Cover

Grand Funk Railroad and the Allman Brothers Band became friendly during the late '60s, when both released their debut albums just a few months apart during 1...


Trump honors fallen in visit to Arlington Cemetery

Making a special recognition to Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly , a retired general, Trump offered his thoughts to the Kelly family for their son, w...


Trump honors fallen in Memorial Day address

Trump also laid a wreath at the tomb the day before he was inaugurated on January 20. "Thank you for joining us as we honor the courageous warriors who gave ...


North Korea: Pyongyang lands missile in Japan's territorial waters

That test, KCNA said, was conducted to verify features of a "new self-propelled launching pad vehicle" and "automated launching preparation processes" in differ...


Barrington Memorial Day service recognizes 100th anniversary of World War I

The rumble of motorcycles and the thumping of drums soon replaced the sounds of their laughter as the two girls focused their attention on the parade passing in...


Justices will hear Ohio appeal over purging voter rolls

The justices said they will hear an appeal from state officials defending the process against challengers who say it's illegal. The National Voter Registratio...


Cleveland fires 1 officer, suspends 2nd in Rice shooting

Garmback, who was driving the cruiser that skidded to a stop near the boy, has been suspended for 10 days for violating a tactical rule for his driving that day...


Russians Discussed 'Derogatory' Info They Had On Trump During Campaign

The Russian government officials, whose conversations were intercepted by American intelligence gatherers, discussed embarrassing information that was apparentl...


Chances of House, Senate agreement on property taxes appear slim

Patrick said the House didn't complete its work, blaming Speaker Joe Straus , R-San Antonio, for acting slowly on legislation that is needed to keep five state...


A somber Memorial Day ceremony

Paula Reynolds purchased a brick in honor of her boyfriend, Dustin Miller, who has been in the United States Air Force for 20 years. She lost her dad, who was i...


Rasmus, Beckman big swings for Rays in 10-8 win over Rangers

The 24-year-old was going to be joining the big-league club at some point in the near future, but the second-longest game as far as time played in franchise h...


Texas House Declines To Negotiate With Senate On Its Proposed 'Bathroom' Compromise

In their letter , the country's top tech leaders suggest that the enactment of the bill would "tarnish Texas' reputation as open and friendly to businesses and...


Trump to speak at Arlington cemetery on Memorial Day

Horton of the Oklahoma National Guard, as Byers' parents and Horton's widow looked on. "More than 1 million Americans who answered the call to duty, gave their ...


Above-normal Atlantic hurricane season most likely this year

Hurricane season officially starts June 1st and officials say the time to start preparing is now. The forecasters put the likelihood of an above-normal season...


Is a Previously Unfathomable Rift Opening Up Between Jared Kushner and Trump?

US intelligence operatives reportedly learned about Kushner's interest in backchannel talks through communications that Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak ha...


Texas Legislature sends $217 billion budget to Gov. Abbott

Flanked by almost two dozen of the state's 31 senators - most Republicans and Democrats - Patrick blasted Straus' poor leadership and that of House leaders. "I ...


Trump to mark Memorial Day with Arlington visit

They were people who understood that what we have in our country is worth fighting for. The Republican governor also praised organizations and volunteers who ...


Trump Honors Fallen Warriors At Arlington National Cemetery

He told the stories of two soldiers who died in Afghanistan, Green Beret Capt. Andrew D. Byers of Colorado Springs and Christopher D. Horton of the Oklahoma...


Oregon St. No. 1 national seed for NCAA baseball tournament

The rest of the national seeds, in order, are Texas Tech (43-15), TCU (42-16), Louisville (47-10) and Stanford (40-14). Top-seeded and regional host Kent...


JFK's life, legacy to be celebrated on his centennial

The John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum will hold a birthday celebration that includes a flyover from the U.S. Navy. At left is the Duke of Edinbu...


Preds encouraged despite Game 1 loss in Stanley Cup Final

Predictably, the Penguins scored on the power play with Evgeni Malkin's shot leaking through Rinne's glove at 15:32. The Penguins had all of three days to g...


Foreign Policy Thinker Zbigniew Brzezinski Dies At 89

When Soviet troops invaded Afghanistan, Brzezinski strongly backed the arming of Afghan rebels in response, leading Russian Federation to dub him a "foe of dete...


5 dead, 44 injured in Chicago shootings over holiday weekend

Both were pronounced dead at the scene, where a gun was recovered. The men, ages 21 and 22, were driving south in the 4500 block of South Pulaski when someone i...


Portland mayor aims to nix free-speech rally, fears 'hatred'

At a vigil Saturday near the train station, almost 1,000 people gathered around a mound of bouquets and photographs, praising the men as heroes and saying they ...


Traveling Vietnam Wall comes to Bisbee for Memorial Day

Rick Williams (R-Milledgeville), who was the keynote speaker at the annual ceremony. "Basically just to enjoy the nice weather, but the biggest thing is the m...


Memorial Day ceremony in St. Marys

Veteran Vincenz Brown of Holyoke was impressed by Monday morning's tribute. "It's remembering the ones that paid the ultimate price", said Marine Commandant K...


Honoring those who died

He makes the trip every Memorial Day . After the war, Decoration Day evolved to remember all American military personnel who died in war. Monday, the Veteran...


Schiff: 'There Ought To Be A Review' Of Kushner's Security Clearance

I guess I understand what his intention is, but unfortunately the order appears to have been rushed through without full consideration". In a string of early ...


Mets say Matz, Lugo will each make another rehab start

The Cuban outfielder is recovering from an injury in his left hamstring but he suffered a minor setback this weekend while he was on his rehab assignment after ...


Memorial Day is a time to remember and honor the fallen

Asked where he would be on Memorial Day , the man answered, "Here". It was in the wake of the American Civil War that communities began the practice of decor...


Trump's policies have weakened the West: German FM

The Social Democrat leader then said it did not matter that Merkel and he were in the middle of an election campaign, as "the chancellor represents all of us at...


The real reason for Memorial Day

Gen. John A. Logan , commander-in-chief of the Grand Army of the Republic, the Union veterans' group, in May 1868 decreed that May 30 should be Decoration Da...


Kelly Calls Maintaining Communication Channels With Russia 'a Good Thing'

The news of the secret channel proposal came in the same week that Reuters reported that Kushner had three unreported contacts with the Russians between April...


Tiger Woods issues statement on DUI arrest, says no alcohol involved

Woods had fusion surgery on his back in April - his fourth surgery on his back dating back to the spring of 2014. Jupiter police spokesperson Kristin Rightler...


Zbigniew Brzezinski dies at 89

But the Carter years were also defined by the Iranian hostage crisis, which came to symbolise the administration's failures and frustrations. He was honored w...