Both Veterans Day and Memorial Day grew organically out of other holidays that commemorated the end of wars. But Nov. 11 honors a different, larger group of people than does Memorial Day.
JFK assassination has connections to Veterans Day 1963. On this day 50 years ago, John F. Kennedy took part in an observance at Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia.
Nearly 40 years after the war, American vets who live in Vietnam are working to foster reconciliation between the two countries, while other former US soldiers are traveling there to find 'closure.'
Sen. Rand Paul says he shouldn't have to stay in 'detention' forever for reported instances of plagiarism in his speeches and writings. But examples of pilfered prose keep emerging.