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Memorial Day

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Top Memorial Day Articles

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  • Linklater's 'Before Midnight' draws crowds in limited release

    Linklater's 'Before Midnight' draws crowds in limited release
    While most moviegoers opted for car chases and raunchy jokes this weekend, a small handful found themselves captivated by a far more intimate on-screen tale. “Before Midnight,” the third entry in Richard Linklater’s series following...
  • On Memorial Day, Obama urges U.S. to remember troops' sacrifice

    On Memorial Day, Obama urges U.S. to remember troops' sacrifice
    President Obama hailed the nation's fallen service members in a Memorial Day speech at Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia, in which he noted that the war in Afghanistan was winding down but not over. "Fewer Americans are making the ultimate...
  • 'The Voice' recap: The Top 8 bring power and heart

    'The Voice' recap: The Top 8 bring power and heart
    On Monday night, "The Voice" marked Memorial Day with a campfire, a porch swing, bedazzled cowboy boots and Blake Shelton's country-boy tribute song, "Boys 'Round Here," an appealing slice of American cheese if ever there was one.  It also brought us more...
  • 'Fast and Furious 6' laps 'Hangover III'; Hub looking for hits.

    'Fast and Furious 6' laps 'Hangover III'; Hub looking for hits.
    After the coffee. Before trying to persuade Netflix to make another season of "Men of a Certain Age." The Skinny: So far I've gotten through seven episodes of "Arrested Development." Unlike others who powered through all 15 like a kid with a pizza in...
  • National Hamburger Day: Free burger today, if you have the right name

    National Hamburger Day: Free burger today, if you have the right name
    With the kickoff of grilling season comes National Hamburger Day, when America celebrates its favorite food on a bun. Smashburger has a free hamburger deal today, thus celebrating another American favorite: free stuff. Smashburger will give away free...
  • Five Irvine teens killed in fiery Newport Beach car crash

    Five Irvine teens killed in fiery Newport Beach car crash
    The five people killed in a fiery Memorial Day car crash in Newport Beach were teenagers from Irvine, authorities said Tuesday morning. Orange County sheriff's spokesman Jim Amormino said officials were using fingerprints to identify the three girls and...
  • 'Hangover' director's cocky challenge to 'Fast 6' backfires

    'Hangover' director's cocky challenge to 'Fast 6' backfires
    "Fast and Furious 6": 1, "Hangover Part III" director Todd Phillips: 0. The Memorial Day weekend box office results are in, and "Fast 6" flattened the Wolfpack's third outing by a 2-to-1 margin. Now Phillips -- like some of his film's characters --...
  • Man who killed daughter, wounded another was Purple Heart veteran

    A Tulare County man who shot his two daughters, killing one, and then himself on Memorial Day served in the Vietnam War and earned a Purple Heart. Anthony Alvarez, 63, shot himself after killing Jennifer Kimble, 37, and critically wounding Valerie...
  • U.S. is only 'advanced economy' that does not require paid vacation

    U.S. is only 'advanced economy' that does not require paid vacation
    Memorial Day unofficially launches thousands of summer vacations, but about a quarter of all Americans will not be paid while they soak up some rest and relaxation. A recent study said the United States is the only advanced economy that does not require...
  • Rob Lowe will play JFK in 'Killing Kennedy'

    Rob Lowe will play JFK in 'Killing Kennedy'
    Rob Lowe made a major impression with viewers over the Memorial Day weekend playing Liberace's plastic surgeon in the HBO film "Behind the Candelabra." Now he's following that up with another eye-catching role, as John F. Kennedy in National Geographic...
  • Irvine schools bring in counselors for classmates of crash victims

    Irvine schools bring in counselors for classmates of crash victims
    Grief counselors will be at two Irvine high schools Wednesday after five students were killed in a Newport Beach car crash. Grief and shock spread across Irvine on Tuesday as news spread about the deaths. All five teenagers were riding in a car that...