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US Celebrates Father's Day

Sunday is Father's Day in the United States, an occasion to mark and celebrate the contributions of fathers. The non-federal holiday is observed each year on the third Sunday in June, which this year, falls on the first day of summer in the Northern Hemisphere. Families usually celebrate the day with taking Dad out to dinner and plying him with gifts, including — as the joke goes — far too many ties. Economists say Americans spend more than $1 billion each year on Father's...

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