• Animal rights activists and mourners gather for a Memorial Day vigil  outside the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden, Monday, May 30, 2016 in Cincinnati for Harambe, the gorilla killed Saturday at the Cincinnati Zoo after a 4-year-old boy slipped into an exhibit and a special zoo response team concluded his life was in danger. There has been an outpouring on social media of people upset about the killing of the member of an endangered species.  (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

    Vigil held at Cincinnati Zoo in tribute to slain gorilla

    CINCINNATI (AP) — Dozens of animal rights advocates and others held a Memorial Day vigil at the Cincinnati Zoo in remembrance of a gorilla that was fatally shot to protect a 4-year-old boy who entered its exhibit.

  • President Barack Obama lays a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknowns, on Memorial Day, Monday, May 30, 2016, at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, Va. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

    Obama marks Memorial Day at Arlington National Cemetery

    ARLINGTON, Va. (AP) — President Barack Obama challenged Americans on Memorial Day to fill the silence from those who died serving their country with love and support for families of the fallen, “not just with words but with our actions.”

    Updated: 12:35 pm

  • This Friday, May 27, 2016 image from video provided by KCBS-TV/KCAL-TV shows graffiti on a Vietnam War memorial in the Venice area of Los Angeles. The homespun memorial painted on a block-long wall on Pacific Avenue lists the names of American service members missing in action or unaccounted for in Southeast Asia, painted by a Vietnam veteran and dedicated in 1992. The wall has been tagged previously but the latest vandalism - within the past week - covers the bottom half of the memorial for much of its length. (KCBS-TV/KCAL-TV via AP)  TV OUT; MANDATORY CREDIT

    Veterans sites in California, Kentucky, Virginia damaged

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Memorials to veterans in a Los Angeles neighborhood and a town in Kentucky, as well as a Civil War veterans cemetery in Virginia, were damaged as the nation prepares to mark Memorial Day, officials said.

  • This Friday, May 27, 2016 image from video provided by KCBS-TV/KCAL-TV shows graffiti on a Vietnam War memorial in the Venice area of Los Angeles. The homespun memorial painted on a block-long wall on Pacific Avenue lists the names of American service members missing in action or unaccounted for in Southeast Asia, painted by a Vietnam veteran and dedicated in 1992. The wall has been tagged previously but the latest vandalism - within the past week - covers the bottom half of the memorial for much of its length. (KCBS-TV/KCAL-TV via AP)  TV OUT; MANDATORY CREDIT

    Veterans sites in California, Kentucky, Virginia damaged

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Memorials to veterans in a Los Angeles neighborhood and a town in Kentucky, as well as a Civil War veterans cemetery in Virginia, were damaged as the nation prepares to mark Memorial Day, officials said.

  • Travelers pass through a Transportation Security Administration checkpoint at O'Hare International Airport, Friday, May 27, 2016, in Chicago. Memorial Day weekend, the unofficial start of summer vacations for many and a busy travel period, serves as a crucial test for the TSA. (AP Photo/Kiichiro Sato)

    Holiday air travelers see a break from long security lines

    ATLANTA (AP) — Travelers who were dreading long airport security lines ahead of the Memorial Day weekend instead reported moving quickly through checkpoints Friday after authorities opened extra screening lanes and used bomb-sniffing dogs to give some passengers a break from removing their shoes.

  • Delaware National Guard HQ to unveil Beau Biden signs

    NEW CASTLE, Del. (AP) — The Delaware National Guard is unveiling new signs naming its headquarters after former state attorney general and National Guard Major Beau Biden.

    Updated: 9:03 am