Suicide bomb kills 22 at Ariana Grande concert in Manchester; Trump reportedly asked top officials to deny collusion with Russia

Northern Virginia’s daily dose of local and national news for Tuesday, May 23.

A suicide bomb went off at Manchester Arena in England at the end of a concert by American singer Ariana Grande, killing 22 and injuring 59. President Donald Trump said the attack was orchestrated by “evil losers.”
(The Washington Post)

Trump reportedly asked the director of national intelligence and the director of the National Security Agency to deny collusion between his campaign and Russia.
(The Washington Post)

A University of Maryland student was arrested for fatally stabbing a black Bowie State University student. Police said alcohol might have played a role in the murder, but it’s also being investigated as a possible hate crime.
(The Washington Post)

Old Town Sport & Health gym in Alexandria revoked the membership of white nationalist Richard Spencer after a confrontation with a Georgetown University professor who called him a “neo-Nazi.”

Loudoun County police charged two Potomac Falls High School students with distributing a narcotic on school grounds after Riverbend Middle School students were discovered consuming a drink with Xanax.
(Loudoun Times-Mirror)