ClickOnDetroit National Report -- Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019
16 states sue over Trump's national emergency
Michigan and 15 other states filed a lawsuit Monday challenging President Donald Trump's national emergency declaration.
Around the country:
- San Diego: A “gust of significant wind” caused a SeaWorld ride to shut down Monday night, trapping 16 people on the ride as temperatures plummeted. Read more.
- Kentucky: Authorities believe a "large animal" is responsible for an attack that killed six llamas on a farm near a zoo in Kentucky. Read more.
- West Virginia: Almost a year after West Virginia teachers and other school employees shut down schools across the state, demanding higher pay and better benefits, union officials announced Monday night they would go on strike again. Read more.
- Texas: A 45-year old Mexican man who was taken into custody by border patrol agents in the Rio Grande Valley of Texas earlier this month died Monday, US Customs and Border Protection said. Read more.
Airlines will add new options for non-binary passengers
US airline passengers who don't identify as "male" or "female" will soon have more gender options to choose when booking tickets.
Man who claims to be sailor in iconic V-J Day kiss photo dies
George Mendonsa, who maintained for decades that he was the sailor in an iconic 1945 Times Square photo, dubbed "The Kiss," that came to symbolize the end of World War II, has died, his family says. He was 95.
Evidence, witnesses to be presented in missing mom case
Nearly three months after Colorado mother Kelsey Berreth went missing, evidence will be presented and witnesses will be called Tuesday during a preliminary hearing in Cripple Creek, Colorado, west of Colorado Springs.
Bernie Sanders launches second presidential campaign
After months of deliberation, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders announced Tuesday that he is running for president again in 2020. It will be Sanders' second consecutive bid for the Democratic nomination after losing to Hillary Clinton in 2016.
More POLITICS headlines:
- Judge calls new hearing on gag order after Roger Stone post
- Ruth Bader Ginsburg returns to Supreme Court for oral arguments
- Deputy AG Rod Rosenstein expected to leave Justice Department in mid-March
- Supreme Court ruling clears way for more Mueller grand jury info
Karl Lagerfeld, pioneering fashion designer, has died
Karl Lagerfeld, one of the most influential and recognizable fashion designers of the 20th century, died Tuesday at the age of 85.
Jussie Smollett attack may have been orchestrated
The brothers arrested and released in connection with the attack on actor Jussie Smollett are no longer suspects at this time, Chicago police said Monday. Chicago Police believe actor Jussie Smollett paid the brothers to orchestrate an assault on him that he reported late last month.
More ENTERTAINMENT headlines:
- President and CEO of Time's Up resigns
- Queen to perform at the Oscars
- Burberry apologizes for hoodie with noose around neck
- Marvel TV's superhero universe on Netflix comes to an end
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