Memorial Day, Iran
Memorial Day in Columbia
The Memorial Day Salute to Veterans parade in downtown Columbia starts at 9:55 and honors the men and women who have served our country. It features more than 100 floats and only men and women of the armed forces, or related, fields can walk in the parade. A military ceremony will immediately follow the parade at the Boone County Courthouse.
Memorial Day in US
All around the US, citizens are celebrating Memorial Day in many different ways. Many are honoring US veterans, and many are praying for their sons or daughters fighting in Iraq. The death toll in Iraq stands at 3,400 troops. Fifty-nine Missouri soldiers have died in Iraq.
US policy in Iran
Will this be a step in the right direction for US foreign policy or a step back? For the first time in nearly 3 decades Iranian and US diplomats will meet. Iran's foreign minister said earlier the talks could be successful if Washington changes its policies. Washington and Tehran have had no diplomatic relations since the 1979 Islamic Revolution in Iran.
Working hard all season paid off for the Missouri baseball team. They will find out who they will face this weekend in the NCAA regional today. MU will host the tournament.