Trump participates in Memorial Day, Ellicott City, Md., flooding, migrant hero, and more of the biggest news you missed this weekend.
Here's the biggest news you missed this weekend
Trump participates in Memorial Day wreath-laying ceremony
President Trump, during a Memorial Day ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery, paid tribute to America's military veterans and their sacrifices, saying they "marched into hell so that America could know the blessings of peace." Trump, marking his second Memorial Day as commander-in-chief, called fallen servicemembers "America's greatest heroes — the men and women who laid down their lives for our freedom."
Maryland man missing after Ellicott City devastated by rampaging flood
France rewards migrant hero who saved dangling child
President Emmanuel Macron on Monday lauded as a hero a migrant from Mali who scaled an apartment building to save a young child dangling from a balcony, and rewarded him with French nationality and a job as a firefighter. "Bravo," Macron said to 22-year-old Mamoudou Gassama during a one-on-one meeting in a gilded room of the presidential Elysee Palace that ended with Gassama receiving a gold medal from the French state for "courage and devotion." Gassama's feat went viral on social media, where he was dubbed "Spiderman."
South Korean president on secret North Korea meeting: 'Like a normal routine between friends'
South Korean President Moon Jae-in said Sunday that Kim Jong Un expressed a firm commitment to complete denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula and that the North Korean leader still wants to meet with President Trump. Moon briefed reporters on his surprise Saturday meeting with Kim, which took place on the North Korean side of the Panmunjom border village inside the Demilitarized Zone that divides the peninsula. Meanwhile, Trump said Saturday night that talks on salvaging the summit meeting were "going along very well."
George H.W. Bush hospitalized in Maine
Former president George H.W. Bush was hospitalized in Maine on Sunday, according to his spokesman Jim McGrath. The former commander-in-chief was taken to Southern Maine Health Care after experiencing low blood pressure and fatigue, McGrath tweeted. Bush will likely remain in the hospital for a few days for observation. McGrath tweeted that Bush, the nation's 41st president, was "awake and alert, and not in any discomfort."