ClickOnDetroit National Report -- Thursday, May 30, 2019
Man fatally set himself on fire near White House
A Maryland man who set himself on fire at a national park near the White House has died.
Around the country:
- Illinois: The Illinois Senate has approved legalized recreational marijuana use. Read more.
- Tennessee: A Tennessee man has been sentenced to 10 months in prison for urinating on a Kellogg's cereal conveyor belt at a Memphis facility. Read more.
- Alabama: A man who was nearly put to death before an execution warrant expired last month amid disagreements between U.S. Supreme Court justices is again set to die by lethal injection in Alabama. Read more.
- Florida: A 71-year-old Florida man was arrested Saturday after admitting to police that he impregnated a 13-year-old girl, police said. Read more.
- Missouri: The fate of abortion in Missouri will be argued in court Thursday as Planned Parenthood fights the state for refusing to renew the license it needs to continue offering the service in its St. Louis clinic. Read more.
Continental US has wettest year on record
There's never been a wetter 12 months than the period that recently ended, reported the National Weather Service, which has been keeping such records for 124 years.
Uber says it will boot riders with low ratings
Uber passengers could lose access to the ride-hailing app if their rating is too low.
- US energy officials refer to fossil fuels as 'freedom gas,' 'molecules of US freedom'
- Trump attacks Mueller, saying 'he's totally conflicted'
- Cory Booker calls for impeachment proceedings to begin
- DOJ asks Supreme Court to move quickly on DACA
- Ruth Bader Ginsburg speaks out with eye towards Roe v. Wade
- Thad Cochran, longtime US senator, dies at 81
- Meghan McCain blasts Trump over USS McCain controversy
- Disney spares no expense in Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge
- Ashton Kutcher testifies in 'Hollywood Ripper' murder trial
- Bruce Springsteen planning massive tour with E Street Band next year
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