Memorial Day weekend attracts 25,000 to the National World War I Museum and Memorial

Events on Monday at the Liberty Memorial included a public Memorial Day ceremony and a replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C. More than 100 bricks in the memorial’s Walk of Honor were dedicated during the somber yet celebratory ceremony.

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Jeremy Guthrie implodes as Yankees pummel Royals 14-1

As he stumbled along in the worst start of his big-league career, Jeremy Guthrie evoked the Kansas City organization’s 29-year march of futility in an 14-1 loss Monday to the New York Yankees. The Royals entered the day with the best record in baseball, but Guthrie’s performance drew comparisons with bleaker days.


Class of 2015 gets creative with mortarboards

Commencement mortarboards have come a long way from duct-taped greetings like “Hi, Mom!” Here are some of our favorites. We asked you to send some of the more creative offerings from this spring’s graduations. Click through the photos to see these heads of the class.


Americans find ways to visit Cuba despite tourism ban

"Is travel to Cuba for tourist activities permitted? No." That's what the U.S. Treasury Department website says. And yet Havana is loaded with Americans, from the Floridita bar, where they pose for photos with a bust of Ernest Hemingway, to the Rum Museum, where they swig rum samples after trudging through dim displays of old casks.

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Progress toward workplace diversity can warp perception

Diversity is about positive strides forward, but not if we don’t know what we are walking toward and what concrete things stand in our way. Although things looked better — were better — when millennials were growing up, nothing in the past had really changed, and that past was still going a long way toward creating what we have right now.


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