More headlines: Memorial Day gas prices lower, yet still high; Experts suspicious of Iran's nuke program; Southeast braces for Beryl.
(Image source: Wikimedia Commons ) BY NATHAN BYRNE ANCHOR CHRISTIAN BRYANT Here’s a look at your top news headlines from Newsy. In his weekly address, President Obama says he’ll spend Memorial Day at Arlington National Cemetery and the Vietnam Veterans Memorial. Here’s MSNBC . Anchor: “ … President Obama is honoring our fallen heroes.” President Barack Obama: “On Memorial Day, we come together as Americans to let these families and veterans know they are not alone.” Americans hitting the highways this Memorial Day weekend will see lower gas prices than they did last month. But CNN reports those prices are still near record highs. “The price for a gallon of unleaded gas has dropped 27 cents from its April highs … But AAA says that it’s still the third highest gas price ever for a Memorial Day weekend.” Reports of Iran producing elevated levels of enriched uranium is raising concerns over the country’s nuclear program. A Fox News analyst explains. “ … eventually they’re going to say, ‘Oh wow, we’ve got nuclear weapons, we’re a nuclear weapons state.’ What does that do? It makes them the most powerful country in that part of the world with their hands on the world’s oil supply … ” Subtropical Storm Beryl is headed toward the southeastern United States. But a meteorologist for NBC’s “Today” says that’s not all bad. “Whether it’s Tropical Storm Beryl or Subtropical, it doesn’t matter. You’re going to get the same effects. … Now this is good news, because it will bring some rain exactly where we need it.” Stay with Newsy for more multisource video news throughout the day. For Newsy, I’m Christian Bryant, highlighting the top headlines making you smarter, faster.