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President Obama Memorial Day address

CNN

Obama marks last Memorial Day in office

President Barack Obama marked his final Memorial Day as president by paying tribute to fallen U.S. soldiers at Arlington National Cemetery on Monday.

"Whether they stood up in times of war, signed up in times of peace or were called up by a draft boar...

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WABC via CNN

Striking Verizon workers score raise and bonuses

Unionized Verizon workers who had been striking since mid-April will return back to work this week after negotiating a healthy pay raise and bonus.

Yamato Tanooka

CNN

Missing boy left in mountains as 'punishment'

Rescue teams are searching for a seven-year-old boy missing for two days on a mountain range in Japan, after his parents abandoned him "as punishment."

Police lights

Exploding package injures correction officer

An upstate New York correction officer was severely injured Sunday after opening an explosive package sent to his Floyd home, the Oneida County Sheriff's Office said.

The 52-year-old unidentified officer's upper body was severely burned in the explosi...

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Iraqi Ministry of Defense

Iraq begins operation to liberate Falluja

Suad had feared for so long that she would die. A mother in Falluja, Iraq, her city has been at the center of war for more than a dozen years and now it is the epicenter of a battle between ISIS and Iraqi and Kurdish forces backed by the United State...

Racist Chinese ad

Qiaobi

Chinese firm apologizes after 'racist' detergent ad

A Chinese firm is apologizing after its racist ad went viral.

The laundry detergent advertisement depicts a light-skinned Chinese woman throwing a black man covered in paint into a washing machine after a bit of flirting. After undergoing a wash, the...

Eric Holder

Holder says Snowden performed 'public service'

Former U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder says Edward Snowden performed a "public service" by triggering a debate over surveillance techniques, but still must pay a penalty for illegally leaking a trove of classified intelligence documents.

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On this day: May 30

Joan of Arc, painting

Public domain

Joan of Arc is burned at the stake, the Confederacy picks Richmond as its capital, the first Indy 500 is held, and the Lincoln Memorial is dedicated, all on this day.

Memorial Day: A history in pictures

American flag, soldier's hat, Memorial Day, Veterans Day

Karen Barefoot/SXC

As you wrap up the holiday weekend, look back at the history of Memorial Day through old and new images.

Misconceptions about life after college

Misconceptions - Underemployed

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Accenture surveyed around 1,000 student who are newly entering the job market for 2016, in addition to those who graduated within the last two years, Yahoo News reports.

This year overall is looking bright for the class of 2016, but there is data that shows trends new grads shouldn't overlook.

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