The Answer Sheet: Memorial Day

Posted at 12:42 PM ET, 05/27/2013

A quick Memorial Day quiz

How much do you know?

By Valerie Strauss  |  12:42 PM ET, 05/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Five Questions, Memorial Day

Posted at 05:01 AM ET, 05/26/2013

Why Memorial Day is confused with Veterans Day

The different history and intent of both holidays.

By Valerie Strauss  |  05:01 AM ET, 05/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Both Honor Soldiers, Holidays, Memorial Day

Posted at 02:02 AM ET, 05/26/2013

Memorial Day in one big infographic

Everything you wanted to know about Memorial Day and more.

By Valerie Strauss  |  02:02 AM ET, 05/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Facts and Figures, Holidays, Memorial Day

Posted at 10:45 AM ET, 05/31/2010

Kids spend Memorial Day in school

Memorial Day is a holiday to honor Americans who have died while serving in the U.S. military, and, at least unofficially, makes the beginning of summer. But today, in school districts across the country, a lot of kids who usually have the day off are instead in class.

By Valerie Strauss  |  10:45 AM ET, 05/31/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  biden and arlington, memorial day and president, memorial day and school, memorial day classes, memorial day events, memorial day observances, obama and arlington, obama and memorial day, president obama and memorial day