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NYC Waiter Says He was Fired from Trendy Restaurant Over HIV Status, Sues

NYC Waiter Says He was Fired from Trendy Restaurant Over HIV Status, Sues

May 23
A waiter who worked at a trendy restaurant in New York City's Chelsea neighborhood said he was fired because he's HIV-positive. He is now suing the eatery for unspecified damages.

Islamic State Group Claims Deadly Manchester Concert Bombing

Islamic State Group Claims Deadly Manchester Concert Bombing

By Jill Lawless and Gregory Katz | May 23
The Islamic State group claimed responsibility Tuesday for the suicide attack at an Ariana Grande show that left 22 people dead.

Children Among Victims of Suicide Bomb at Ariana Grande Show

Children Among Victims of Suicide Bomb at Ariana Grande Show

By Jill Lawless and Gregory Katz | May 23
A suicide bomber blew himself up as young concert-goers left a show by Ariana Grande in the northern English city of Manchester, killing at least 22 people, some wearing the star's trademark kitten ears and holding pink balloons as they fled.

Report Backs Sex Abuse Claims Against 13 at Prep School

Report Backs Sex Abuse Claims Against 13 at Prep School

By Holly Ramer | May 23
An independent investigation into sexual misconduct at an elite New Hampshire prep school found credible allegations against 13 former faculty and staff, along with evidence the school failed to either protect students.

Trump Condemns 'Evil Losers' Who Carried Out Concert Attack

Trump Condemns 'Evil Losers' Who Carried Out Concert Attack

By Jonathan Lemire and Julie Pace | May 23
President Donald Trump condemned the "evil losers" responsible for the deadly attack on concert-goers in England Tuesday and called on leaders in the Middle East in particular to help root out violence.

Courts Could Put Texas GOP's Harsh Agenda to the Test

Courts Could Put Texas GOP's Harsh Agenda to the Test

By Paul J Weber | May 23
Abortion rights groups, civil rights lawyers and LGBT organizations have renewed pledges to take the state of Texas to court this summer

2 Men in Indonesia Caned Dozens of Times for Gay Sex

2 Men in Indonesia Caned Dozens of Times for Gay Sex

May 23
Two men in Indonesia's Aceh province were publicly caned dozens of times Tuesday for consensual gay sex, a punishment that intensifies an anti-gay backlash and which rights advocates denounced as "medieval torture."

Trump's Proposed $4.1 Trillion Budget Cuts Programs for the Poor

Trump's Proposed $4.1 Trillion Budget Cuts Programs for the Poor

By Andrew Taylor and Martin Crutsinger | May 23
President Donald Trump is sending Congress a $4.1 trillion spending plan that relies on faster economic growth and steep cuts in a range of support programs for low-income individuals to balance the government's books over the next decade.

Apparent Suicide Bomber at Ariana Grande Concert Kills 22

Apparent Suicide Bomber at Ariana Grande Concert Kills 22

By Jill Lawless and Gregory Katz | May 23
An apparent suicide bomber attacked an Ariana Grande concert as it ended Monday night, killing 22 people among a panicked crowd of young concertgoers, some still wearing the star's trademark kitten ears and holding pink balloons as they fled.

Reaction to Manchester Explosion at Ariana Grande Concert

Reaction to Manchester Explosion at Ariana Grande Concert

May 22
Reaction to the fatal explosion at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, England:

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