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Memorial Day

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  • 'Les Miserables' actor Eddie Redmayne engaged to Hannah Bagshawe

    Eddie Redmayne is engaged to girlfriend Hannah Bagshawe.  The actor, 32, who played Marius in the big-screen adaptation of "Les Miserables" in 2012, proposed to Bagshawe over Memorial Day weekend, his rep told People. "He had been planning on it for a...
  • On the 9/11 memorial and museum

    NEW YORK -- The new memorial and museum commemorating the worst attack on the continental United States in history stands starkly as remembrance of that morning in lower Manhattan nearly 13 years ago when terrorism rained down on the Twin Towers from...
  • 24 hours in Disneyland? So long, happy place

    It was not a pretty sight. Staggering through the exit turnstiles of California Adventure, I was stricken with the sort of randomly anxious thoughts I have not experienced since my hardest drinking days. If cotton candy is green and slightly tangy...
  • Summer Brings 'Deadliest Days' for Teen Drivers

     
    The so-called 100 days of summer between the Memorial Day and Labor Day holidays are upon us, and while they may be the most fun, relaxing days of the year, for teen drivers they're also fraught with grave danger. With......
  • HBO's 'Normal Heart' Draws Nearly 1 Million Viewers in First Airing Sunday

    "The Normal Heart" premiered Sunday to above-average numbers for an original HBO movie, drawing nearly 1 million viewers for its initial telecast, according to Nielsen estimates. The adaptation of Larry Kramer's play about the early days of the AIDS...
  • Taking the Kids -- to 6 new places and experience a special July Fourth

    Taking the Kids -- to 6 new places and experience a special July Fourth
    Bam! The crowd sitting on the stone walls and sprawled on the beach ooh and aah as the July Fourth fireworks go off over the water in Kennebunkport, Maine. "It's still got old-fashioned charm here," said Bostonian Liz Daily Ortega, vacationing with...
  • Youth Scene: Vanguard stands out at USA Water Polo National Team Selection Camps

    Over Memorial Day weekend, several athletes from around the nation were invited to participate at the USA Water Polo National Team Selection Camps to select team members for the Cadet, Youth, and Junior National Team training rosters. Vanguard Aquatics...
  • The crash of American Airlines Flight 191 near O'Hare

    The crash of American Airlines Flight 191 near O'Hare
    As an American Airlines DC-10 jet roared into the sky over O'Hare International Airport on this Friday afternoon, its left engine fell off. Flight 191, bound for Los Angeles at the beginning of the Memorial Day weekend, rolled over in the air and...
  • Paul Greenberg: Europe remains Europe, more's the pity

    Others may have taken a three-day weekend for Memorial Day, but the news never stops. Especially out of Europe, which continues to produce more bad news than it can safely absorb, which may explain why it was the origin of two world wars during the last...
  • Cachuma Lake Recreation Area in Santa Barbara fits your camping style

    There are two types of campers. The first looks to trade iPads and cellphones for three days of staring at the beauty that is Mother Nature. The other enjoys the great outdoors but also doesn't mind gas stations, boat cruises, nature centers and...
  • Rumors of U.S. haven for families spur rise in illegal immigration

    Yoselin Ramos had long wanted to trek to the United States to escape the crushing poverty and rising violence in her hometown in Guatemala. But it wasn't until the 24-year-old heard about a "new opportunity" that she packed a bag and left her home...