Veterans Day, which originally commemorated the end of World War I, wasn't always called Veterans Day or celebrated on November 11.
A woman in Denver was arrested for a DUI after doing significant damage to several headstones at Fort Logan National Cemetery on Memorial Day. Thousands were at the cemetery to honor their loved ones that day.
Rep. Peter Meijer said he struggled with "stupid hot takes" and "brow-beatings from the holier-than-thous" during the national holiday.
The organizers of the Official Jupiter Memorial Day Patriots Boat Parade said they were expecting it to be the "largest turnout ever."
"I think it's a far cry from incredible words and speeches that I've heard from people like Ronald Reagan," the Florida Rep. said about tweets from Joe Biden and Kamala Harris.
Memorial Day and Veterans Day were formerly known as Decoration Day and Armistice Day, respectively.
It's a federal holiday, so non-essential government services will be unavailable on Memorial Day. But what's open in California?
Quotes themed around patriotism, heroism, bravery and freedom, from U.S. presidents and others that can be shared in honor of Memorial Day.
Stores such as Target and Walmart will be open today, as will department stores, convenience stores, and pharmacies.
Restaurants like Red Lobster and Olive Garden will be open today, as will fast-food restaurants like KFC and Taco Bell.
Active-duty military members, veterans, and their families can enjoy special discounts on Memorial Day.
America's been honoring its fallen service members for more than 150 years, but the holiday wasn't originally called Memorial Day.
Some feel pairing "happy" with "Memorial Day" misses the point of the holiday, but others see it as an acknowledgment of what servicemembers gave their lives for.
There are plenty of deals to be had on outdoor equipment and garden furniture to celebrate the unofficial start of summer.
Customers should contact their local store to find out about opening times and COVID-19 restrictions before visiting.
Fortunately for gym-goers, many major chains generally stay open during public holidays, including Memorial Day.
The Georgia Republican accused the Democratic Party of hating "our freedom" and "the Veterans who died defending it."
Veterans are one and a half times more likely to take their own lives than people who hadn't served in the military, according to the House Committee on Oversight and Reform. The risk nearly doubles during the first year after veterans leave active duty, when many struggle to find employment.
In her first Memorial Day weekend as vice president, she posted a smiling photo of herself and said "Enjoy the long weekend" without mentioning the holiday's significance.
From discounted Apple AirPods at Walmart to deals on appliances at Costco, make the most of the Memorial Day sales.
The company has acknowledged a network problem.
With the start of the Memorial Day weekend, Americans have been traveling in the highest numbers since March 2020, leading to higher demand in transportation, including rental cars.
People, on average, are spending more than a dollar more per gallon for gas than they did this time last year.
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.