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Saws and sledgehammers joined beer and barbecues - under covered porches - as a fixture of the first Memorial Day weekend at the Jersey shore since Superstorm Sandy roared through.
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One of the largest Czech festivals in the U.S. is taking place this weekend in a North Texas town still recovering from a tornado.
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Fir Grove Elementary School fourth grader Brayden Corey, right, and grandmother Gayle Thomas of Roseburg, Ore.
Nearby U.S. soybean futures fell on Friday for the first time in seven sessions and spot corn futures eased after two days of gains as investors squared positions ahead of the three-day U.S. Memorial Day holiday weekend.
Daryl Gottilla, left, and his wife Denise, right, sit on a storm-damaged beach in Point Pleasant Beach NJ on May 10, 2013.
Though the calendar says late May, the weather will feel more like late March or early April for people vacationing at the beach in New England, the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic this Memorial Day weekend.
Despite wet and chilly Memorial Day weekend weather forecasts in some parts of the country, retailers will be displaying their summer goods in full force and with discounted prices.
A man has been sentenced to probation in Livingston County for threatening to cut off his children's fingers with a kitchen knife at a Thanksgiving family dinner.
The North Carolina chapter of the NAACP is calling for a mass rally June 3 to continue its series of weekly protests.
Fewer Maryland motorists are expected to travel this year, but Memorial Day weekend 2013 will still be one of the busiest of the past 12 years, according to AAA Mid-Atlantic . "It appears changing current economic conditions as a result of sequestration, which has impacted the wallets of many, may be influencing some residents' uneasiness to travel ... (more)
WATERLOO, Iowa - Flooding from the Cedar River will keep a state park in northeast Iowa closed through the Memorial Day holiday weekend.
The American Cancer Society estimates that there will be more than 76,000 cases of malignant melanoma-the most serious form of skin cancer-diagnosed in the U.S. in 2013 alone.
When the terrorists struck on 9/11, Barrett Austin was in Mrs. Spearman's second-grade class here.
Branson, in remarks last week during a trip to Dubai, said the first public Virgin Galactic flight would happen Dec.
From the Charlie Chaplin's classic "Great Dictator" released in 1940 to 2013's sadly mediocre "Emporer" about the American occupation of Japan, World War II movies have been staple Hollywood fare for nearly seven decades.
This week started off with the Alibi's 16th anniversary, which started on Wednesday and went through Saturday.
HSBC reported that its preliminary Purchasing Managers Index fell to a seven-month low of 49.6 in May from April's 50.4. Numbers below 50 indicate that activity is contracting.