While both days honor the military, there are key differences in what members of the armed forces each day commemorates.
One pays respect to the average working person.
Dallas County officials lowered its coronavirus threat level to orange for the first time since May.
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Chicago recorded its most violent Memorial Day weekend in years, with nine dead and at least 36 others injured with more than 24 hours left in the unofficial start to summer 2020.
Severe flooding across Michigan's Midland County last week destroyed numerous homes and buildings, while thousands of residents were ordered to evacuate.
Florida beaches, many of which opened for the first time since they were closed in March for the COVID-19 pandemic, drew thousands of visitors on Saturday and Sunday.
"We are going back to our places of work and worship. We are venturing out to stores, restaurants and the great outdoors," the vice president wrote.
The president's solemn events on Monday honoring the men and women who gave their lives to defend American freedom were in stark contrast to how he spent the rest of his Memorial Day weekend.
President Trump was again pictured without a face mask at a Memorial Day ceremony at Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine.
In an act of vandalism, communist ideology was painted on Pittsburgh's notable war memorial named The Doughboy.
Apple products, including MacBooks and watches, are on sale for Memorial Day, at Best Buy and Target.
"My concern is for our workers and whether some of the folks that have come down might be creating a health problem for the community," Mayor John Olivarri of Osage Beach warned.
Many of California's retail venues and recreational facilities including, restaurants, parks and beaches, are open with restrictions.
The two holidays might seem similar, but there's actually a key distinction that separates them from each other.
"I just want some respect for our fallen heroes," said Tony Molina, the president of the Puerto Rican Veteran Monument Square Association.
Lake boat rentals are open and available on Memorial Day, just in time for the unofficial start of summer.
A selection of gyms have been reopened but are resuming operations with several precautionary measures in place amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
Food brands are celebrating both Memorial Day and the class of 2020 with these free food and drink deals.
If you're interested in celebrating the holiday and being patriotic at the same time, there's nothing like a do-it-yourself project at home.
On Memorial Day, we remember those who have given their lives in service of their country.
If there is an added military tragedy on this Memorial Day, it is that we confuse what is military with what is civilian.
Bag some deals on luxury clothing brands, home appliances and electronic devices, including a $1,050 discount on an Apple MacBook Pro 15.4 inch laptop.
On May 25, there are a number of deals and freebies available for those who have served the nation.
What bargains can you pick up this Memorial Day?
Through the pandemic, the national cemetery has continued to bury service members and veterans, but some families are rescheduling.
As Memorial Day is a federal holiday, services from USPS, UPS and FedEx may be suspended or modified.