Democratic Vice President Joe Biden and Republican House Majority Leader Eric Cantor used separate Memorial weekend radio messages to offer sharply differing views of the US economy and the best course for economic policy.
Visitors to national and state parks on Memorial Day may face reduced hours and services. States have budget problems, and national parks have nearly $11 billion in deferred maintenance.
The average price of gas was $3.85 a gallon for the week that ended Monday. The number of automotive travelers during Memorial Day weekend is expected to be about the same as a year ago.
The Indianapolis 500 race, which celebrates its centennial this year, is scheduled for Sunday at noon Eastern time. The 'greatest spectacle in racing' has been a part of the writer's Memorial Day weekend for over 40 years.
Top 10 beaches: This is the 21st year of the Best Beaches list, put together by Stephen Leatherman, director of Florida International University's Laboratory for Coastal Research in Miami, who is also called Dr. Beach.
Kashmiri villagers watch the funeral procession of suspected militants of Jaish-e- Mohammed in Keller, south of Srinagar, India. Thousands attended the funeral of two suspected rebels in Indian Kashmir Friday, a day after they were killed in a gun battle with government forces in the restive region, according to the police.
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