In its 13th year, the annual 2018 National Memorial Day Parade along Constitution Avenue featured performances, marching bands, celebrities and special tributes to those who have served. See photos.
The 29th annual concert marks the 150th anniversary of Memorial Day. Memorial Day had been first known at “Decoration Day” and was commemorated at Arlington National Cemetery.
Most of the D.C. area was under either a flash flood watch or flash flood warning on Sunday, after heavy rains fell in the region. It rained for more than five hours in Howard County, leading to a flash flood emergency and a state of emergency declaration by the governor after a major flooding in Ellicott City.
High-ranking military officials from the U.S., France and Germany have taken part in Memorial Day ceremonies at an American cemetery in Northern France to mark the battle of Belleau Wood, a turning point in World War I and a major event for the U.S. Marine Corps.
Motorcyclists from the across the nation are in the District for the 31st annual Rolling Thunder Ride for Freedom. Each Memorial Day weekend, bikers salute military veterans and remember those who did not come home.
Those who have lost a loved one in the military have a chance to grieve together in Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors’ Memorial weekend seminar.
If you’re staying in the D.C. area to mark the unofficial start of the summer, here’s your guide to events around town and the road closures they bring.
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Memorial Day weekend results in closures to transportation and government services. This list covers what is open, and when, across the area.
Volunteers will honor fallen heroes at Arlington National Cemetery this weekend by placing roses at headstones. For those who want to help the effort, the nonprofit organizing it says donations can go a long way.
Here is a look at the sites across the former Western Front as the U.S. commemorates fallen soldiers on Memorial Day, and Europe prepares to mark 100 years since the war’s end.
Memorial Day weekend is generally considered the official kickoff to summer. And as a three-day weekend, it’s also a big sales event. Appliance stores, furniture stores, mattress stores and clothing stores are all big Memorial…
If your Memorial Day getaway involves driving to Ocean City, Maryland, you’ll find parking in the town should be less of a hassle than it was in the past.
Celebrity host Joe Mantegna previews this year’s lineup, including Leigh Ann Hester, the first woman ever to receive the Silver Star for valor in combat.
You might feel a little disappointed if you haven’t scheduled a Memorial Day getaway this year. But don’t worry. There are a lot of fun things to do at this time of year and plenty of advantages to taking a “staycation,” which is a vacation taken at home.
The three-part series "The making of Marion Barry" looks at how the future mayor got his start in the civil rights movement, how he became a power player in the city and his enduring legacy.