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Interviews With Veterans: What Memorial Day Means From A Hero’s Perspective

How do you celebrate Memorial Day, and what does this federal holiday mean to you and your family? Read what some of our country’s veterans had to say about Memorial Day, patriotism and what this annual holiday means to them.

05/13/2013

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Where To Experience National Monuments This Memorial Day

Visiting monuments this Memorial Day is a refreshing way of fostering a child’s education outside of the classroom, paying tribute to those who died in war and remembering America’s leaders.

05/13/2013

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Best Grilling Gadgets For Your Summer Cookouts

Everyone longs for summer, barbecues, and cookouts. Whatever your specialty, there are grilling gadgets galore to make the job easier and even more fun.

05/13/2013

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The History Of Memorial Day

Memorial Day is the unofficial start of summer. See what the holiday really means and why it falls on the last Monday in May.

05/13/2012

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Summer Grilling Guide

As the weather warms up, it’s time to embrace cooking outdoors. Get your grill on with tips from our grilling guide.

05/13/2012

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Best Places To Take Pictures Of Your Kids In Washington, D.C.

Just think, your child’s life is a bit like the president’s – it’s one big photo op! Here are some of the best places to take pictures of your kids in Washington, D.C.

09/15/2011

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Best Outdoor Bars in Washington, D.C.

When the warm weather hits, take the party outside to the patio and enjoy both sunny and moonlit skies.

05/28/2011

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Top Landmarks In The DC Area

You don’t have to be from out of twon to enjoy all that DC has to offer. On your next day off visit Arlington National Cemetery, the U.S. Capitol building and other DC landmarks.

05/28/2011

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Best Barbecue In Washington, D.C.

These best barbecue spots in the hustle-bustle district offer piled-high plates of freshly cooked meats and sides. Capital Q, Old Glory Bar-B-Que, and Rocklands Barbeque and Grilling Company are the places to go for great BBQ in DC.

05/28/2011

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Alternative View Of Memorial Day Weekend: ‘You’re Welcome,’ Says Comedian Al Dukes

Humorist Al Dukes offer a few tips for the Memorial Day weekend.

05/27/2011

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Our Country’s National Parks

National Parks preserve some of America’s most interesting and unique environments. Take a trip to these national treasures.

The USS Arizona Memorial, located at Pearl Harbor in Honolulu, Hawaii, marks the resting place of 1,102 of the 1,177 sailors killed on the USS Arizona during the Attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941 by Japanese imperial forces and commemorates the events of that day. The memorial, dedicated in 1962, is visited by more than one million people annually. (Photo by Ronen Zilberman/Getty Images)

War Memorials in the US

The nation’s capital may have the most visited war memorials in the country, but there are other places of remembrance worth seeing.

Chris Evans stars as Steve Rogers who volunteers for a secret mission that transforms him into a superhero in this this much talked-about action-adventure from Marvel Comics. Samuel L. Jackson, Hugo Weaving, Stanley Tucci, Tommy Lee Jones, Sebastian Stan, Hayley Atwell, Neal McDonough and Toby Jones co-star. (Photo: Paramount Pictures)

2011 Summer Movie Preview

The Memorial Day weekend kicks off the summer movie season. And what a season it’s turning out to be. From sequels to superheroes, we have a roundup of the most anticipated films of the year.

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