"Never forget the sacrifices that these men and women made. Never, ever, forget," Biden said before leaving the wall. He later told reporters,"It feels good to be out of my house."
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The coronavirus pandemic has made a day of contrasts — between joy and commemoration — feel even more confusing. For the most part, weather and official efforts kept the festivities muted.
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The president spoke at Fort McHenry in Baltimore, where American forces repelled the British during the War of 1812. Trump praised the soldiers now fighting the coronavirus.
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The Taliban announced the cease-fire in honor of the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Fitr, and the Afghan government quickly reciprocated by initiating a process to release up to 2,000 Taliban prisoners.
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The drummer was the last surviving musician to play on Miles Davis's iconic 1959 album.
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Even though Japan has not seen the same devastating numbers as some others, its prime minister is still grappling with dissatisfaction at home over what critics call a botched response.
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Thousands of people who were planning to visit war memorials in Washington, D.C., on Memorial Day had to cancel this year. That includes veterans traveling with the nonprofit network Honor Flight.
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Get friendly with community leaders; be prepared to be judged by others. Disease detectives from California and Liberia share their best insights.
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When the Roosevelt administration rolled out millions of dollars to fund artists, musicians, writers and actors, it wasn't just about job creation. It was to unite a nation in turmoil.
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Later this week, NASA and SpaceX will launch the first rocket carrying astronauts from U.S. soil since the end of the space shuttle era. But COVID-19 has forced some changes to their plans.
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To contain the coronavirus, the U.S. needs to be able test a lot of people. But we're facing a shortage of a key ingredient: the swab. Here's why these swabs are so hard to source.
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"Mask usage is going to help us get this economy reopened," the president's national security adviser said on Sunday.
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