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  • The gravestones at Arlington National Cemetery are decorated with U.S. flags on Memorial Day.
  • All eyes are on Lake Texoma as one of the largest reservoirs in the U.S. slowly approaches the 640-ft. mark and sends water over its emergency spillway for the fourth time in the lake's 71-year history.
  • Defense Secretary Ash Carter presents challenge coins to members of the Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors at the Pentagon, May 22, 2015. The Pentagon hosted the families for a night of fun and remembrance to mark Memorial Day. The program, known as TAPS, offers support for military families who have lost a family member serving in the military. DoD photo by Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Sean Hurt
  • The Honorable Judge Lauri Blake swore-in three new CASA volunteers to be advocates for children in foster care in April, including Hannah Buses, Stephanie J. Wood and Mary Karl. More volunteers are still needed.
  • An old Italian Mafia Don was dying and he called his grandson to his deathbed. "You lissin-a me. I wanna for you to taka my chrome-plated .38 Smit-a-Wesson so you will always remember me."
  • 1607 One hundred English settlers disembark in Jamestown, the first English colony in America. The settlement was located within the country of Tsenacommacah, which was administered by the Powhatan Confederacy, and specifically in that of the Paspahegh tribe. The natives initially welcomed and provided crucial provisions and support for the colonists, who were not agriculturally inclined. Relations with the newcomers soured fairly early on, leading to the total annihilation of the Paspahegh in warfare within 3 years. Mortality at Jamestown itself was very high due to disease and starvation, with over 80% of the colonists perishing in 1609-1610 in what became known as the "Starving Time."