Memorial Day ceremony remembers Japanese-American veterans who ‘had to prove’ loyalty

An intimate crowd gathered at the Nisei War Memorial in Roeding Park in Fresno, Calif. on Monday, honoring the 29 names inscribed on the wall who fell in combat, and remembering the difficulties Japanese-Americans faced during World War II when their loyalties to the U.S. were questioned.

Teens suspected of stealing California Army vet’s gear — on Memorial Day

Memorial Day is typically a tough day for Windsor, Calif. resident Gary Colburn anyway, as the U.S. Army 1st Cavalry Regiment veteran can’t but help recall buddies lost in war. Monday started even worse, when his bank sent him an alert regarding suspicious activity on his credit card.

Moody Air Force Base airmen march to remember the fallen

Rucking for Memorial Day is a Moody AFB tradition that goes back many years. All members of the 823rd Base Defense Squadron, they were making a 12-mile march to honor those in uniform who went out to battle for the U.S. and never came back.

Kadena airman arrested following crash

A 24-year-old airman assigned to Kadena Air Base was arrested following a hit-and-run crash, police officials said.

Suspects in Kim Jong Nam murder appear in Malaysia court

The two women who are the only suspects arrested in the assassination of an outcast from North Korea's ruling family have appeared in court in Malaysia.

Military vets hope 74-hour baseball game breaks world record

A group of military veterans in southern Illinois hopes their Memorial Day weekend effort to play the longest non-stop baseball game ever was successful.

Portland mayor aims to nix free-speech rally, fears ‘hatred’

The mayor of Portland, Oregon, on Monday urged U.S. officials and organizers to cancel a "Trump Free Speech Rally" and other similar events, saying they are inappropriate after two men were stabbed to death on a train as they tried to intervene in an anti-Muslim tirade.

Thousands turn out to remember Kennedy on his 100th birthday

Americans turned out by the thousands Monday to celebrate the life and legacy of President John F. Kennedy on the day he would have turned 100.

Iraqi forces’ crucial weapon in Mosul battle – bulldozers

On the front lines, the jagged teeth of a young soldier's bulldozer mark the beginning of Iraq's territory and the end of the Islamic State's.

Bomb kills 13, hurts 24 in Baghdad; IS claims responsibility

The Islamic State militant group claimed responsibility for the attack, which Iraqi officials said involved apparently remotely detonated explosives inside a parked car. The officials spoke on condition of anonymity in line with regulations.