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Memorial Day was officially declared a national holiday in 1971. However, Americans have observed the day, honoring members of the U.S. military who have given their lives in the service of their nation, since the late 19th century. Today, in...
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GWEN IFILL: Islamic State fighters in Iraq moved today to consolidate the capture of their newest prize, the city of Ramadi. At the same time, a new battle took shape. Some Shiite militiamen, allied with the Iraqi army, massed at a nearby base to...