3 More Arrested in Connection to Concert Bombing, Uber Stiffed Its Drivers, and More
Police have arrested three more men in connection to a bombing at an Ariana Grande concert on Monday night, which left 22 dead and 59 injured. The men were arrested in South Manchester, which is the same area where the suspected suicide bomber, 22-year-old Salman Abedi, also lived.
ISIS claimed responsibility for the attack, but the level of the terrorist group’s involvement remains unknown. The arrests came after Prime Minister Theresa May raised the terror threat level to “critical,” the highest setting. Read the story from NPR.
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Uber Strikes Again
Uber admitted that it has underpayed its New York City drivers for the last 2.5 years, to the tune of tens of millions of dollars. Read the story from The AP.
Trump’s Budget Proposal
Trump Cabinet officials head to Capitol Hill today to defend the president’s budget plan, which includes cuts to the social safety net and a broad swath of domestic programs. Read the story from The AP.
Taiwan Rules on Gay Marriage
Judges in Taiwan ruled in favor of marriage equality, paving the way for the island to become the first place in Asia to legalize gay marriage. Read the story from NPR.
Summer of Love
This year marks the 50th anniversary of San Francisco’s Summer of Love. It still remains one of the largest counter-culture movements in history. Learn more about the summer of 1967 from five people who were there in this story from The Guardian.