memorial day

Wildfire shuts down part of I-95 in Florida

An 11-mile stretch of Interstate 95 in northern Florida reopened Friday after being shut down due to a wildfire, snarling traffic on a major US highway at the start of the busy Memorial Day weekend.

Memorial Day by the numbers

Memorial Day is a time to reflect on those who've died in service to the country while also being widely considered the unofficial start to summer for many Americans. Take a look at the numbers behind the holiday.