This Memorial Day weekend coincides with our anniversary and our son's wedding. He will marry a stunning University of Georgia graduate on May 25, the same day his great-uncle was killed in action while serving with Echo Company, 2nd Battalion, 4th Marines during the tail-end of the Tet Offensive.
Guests in fancy costumes arrive for the opening ceremony of the 21st Life Ball in front of city hall in Vienna, Austria, May 25, 2013.
Former U.S. President Bill Clinton, singer Elton John and actor Hilary Swank joined thousands of costumed revelers on Saturday at Europe's biggest AIDS charity event, Vienna's Life Ball.
President Barry Mills will preside over Saturday's commencement at the Brunswick school, with degrees being awarded to students from 42 states and 14 foreign countries and territories.
The Odenton Heritage Society will pay tribute to service members killed in action with a new online booklet and display at its museum.
Will supporters continue to back Toronto Mayor Rob Ford following allegations that he was recorded on video appearing to smoke crack cocaine? The growing controversy over a purported video alleging to show Toronto Mayor Rob Ford smoking crack cocaine may be testing the faith of even his most die-hard supporters.
The rebellious spirit and mysterious complexities of secret solider Loreta Velazquez continue to spark debate more than 100 years after her death.
Lander Allaert takes a photo by Sgt. Emmett P. Clark's grave, which he adopted, at the Henri-Chapelle American Cemetery and Memorial in Hombourg, Belgium.
George Briant, shown here in an undated photo and in 2004, recalls Nov. 11, 1918, the day the war ended and the guns fell silent: "You looked like you were in a new land; you couldn't believe that everything is quiet". Ten years ago, writer Richard Rubin set out to talk to every living American veteran of World War I he could find.
Battling hypothermia as much as German troops seeking to take their lives, men like Cpl.
The stamp is a reproduction of an 1887 chromolithograph by Thure de Thulstrup, a Swedish-born artist who became an illustrator for Harper's Weekly after the Civil War.
Every CEO is a politician. Not every politician is a CEO. The current set of messes that President Obama faces makes the point.
The 1906 Antiquities Act, which grants the president unilateral authority to protect broad swaths of land as monuments, has long stirred controversy in the West, where we don't like the feds overstepping.
Like a general leading his troops into battle, tour guide Charlie Fennell stands tall on his Segway, snaking through the crowd that mills around an equestrian statue.
CLIFTON - In anticipation of Memorial Day, a City native shared one family's story of service and sacrifice by revisiting what life was like in Clifton 70 years ago during the Second World War.
Saturday's Memorial Day Parade will have a symbolic "grand marshal" representing the the 26 service members from town who died in conflicts from World War I to the Vietnam War .