The Latest: Trump honors fallen in Memorial Day address
National / Politics / U.S. News

The Latest: Trump honors fallen in Memorial Day address

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump’s Memorial Day observance (all times local): 3:30 p.m. President Donald Trump is offering the nation’s “boundless” gratitude for the ultimate sacrifice paid by Americans in defense of the United States. Trump dedicated his first Memorial Day address as commander in chief to a Cabinet secretary and … Continue reading

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Local / Politics / U.S. News / Virginia

Veterans Affairs restates policy banning Confederate flags

The U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs has restated a policy that bans the raising of Confederate flags on permanent poles in federal cemeteries, affecting dozens of burial grounds across the nation — especially in the Deep South — and further contributing to the slow death of the 19th century symbols in modern American life. The … Continue reading