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Sidewalk memorial honors New Jersey cop killer

A day after a rookie police officer was gunned down in an ambush, mourners came to pay their respects at a makeshift memorial with candles, balloons, empty liquor bottles and messages of love from friends scrawled on...

Your tributes to fallen soldiers

This Memorial Day, asked readers to share photos and memories of loved ones killed in the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. These are their stories, unedited and unvarnished. To view a special photo gallery honoring these soldiers, click here.

What's a shark bite like? Attack survivors recall amazing tales

It pulled me down and then I went back to shore with my surfboard.” Eighty stitches later, the boy got back in the water on Memorial Day. He doesn't blame the shark because “I know sharks attack by accident, because they think their prey is us,” he said.

World's Tallest Waterslide: Why You Don't Fall Off

The ride was originally scheduled to open on Memorial Day, but the rafts kept flying off the chute during test runs. So what does it take to keep a raft from picking up too much speed and separating from the chute? [6 Weird Facts About Gravity ] It's all ...

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Memorial Day - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Updated July. 25, 2014

Memorial Day is a federal holiday in the United States for remembering the men and women who died while serving in the country's armed forces The holiday, which is ...

Memorial Day in United States - Time and Date

Updated July. 24, 2014

Quick Facts Memorial Day commemorates all Americans, who have died in military service for the United States. Local names

Memorial Day - Holidays -

Updated 22 hours ago

Find out more about the history of Memorial Day, including videos, interesting articles, pictures, historical features and more. Get all the facts on HISTORY.com

Memorial Day | In Memory of Our Honored Dead

Updated July. 26, 2014

Memorial Day is a day when all Americans, regardless of ideologies, race, creed, or political persuasion, join together to remember the sacrifices of those who ...