The Bustle Huddle: What Bustle's Editors Are Talking About On May 24
Happy hump day, everyone! It's been quite a week already, with the Manchester tragedy, Trump's visits overseas, and more, so you'll be forgiven if it's hard to believe we're only halfway through. Thankfully, we're nearing the end, and the long Memorial Day weekend is in sight.
Before that time comes, though, take a look back at the news and events that had Bustle's editors talking today, May 24:
Manchester + The Latest News
Almost two days after the tragedy at Ariana Grande's Monday night concert in Manchester, more information is continuing to come out. The UK has raised its terror threat level to critical, the highest status; more victims have been identified; and Grande has cancelled the remainder of her tour. In the days to come, even more info about the horrific events will likely be released, so keep your ears peeled.
Need A Smile? In happier news, Taiwan has become the first country in Asia to recognize gay marriage. Woohoo!
Game Of Thrones + An Epic Trailer
The Game of Thrones Season 7 trailer dropped on Wednesday, and it is epic. There's a lot to process from the clip: the teasing of the "great war," the mysterious women kissing, the massive case of greyscale, and so on. Who else can't wait for the show's July start?!
PROTECT BILLIE LOURD AT ALL COSTS pic.twitter.com/K64bp5bCwu— Mirtilla Malcontenta (@Cabbot_) May 24, 2017
Donald Trump + The Pope
While on his first international trip as president, Trump met Pope Francis — and as these memes show, their meeting seems like an emotional time, to say the least. Also: the Pope gave Trump — you know, a guy who's frequently denied climate change's existence — a manual on climate change. I mean...
Hell Yeah: Tennessee is officially the first U.S. state to make community college free. Very, very cool.
Immigrant Authors + Books You'll Love
Celebrating people of all backgrounds is always a great thing, but in our current political times, it's more important than ever. That's why you should check out these 11 immigrant authors, all of whom are transforming literature through their books. From Jhumpa Lahiri to Art Spielelman, these writers are changing the literary landscape for the better.
Pro Tip: Here's how to get free Taco Bell in June. You're welcome!
Today's WTF Moment: Side-eye Chloe is all grown up, you guys.
What to Watch: Take a trip down memory lane and watch the Dirty Dancing remake, airing tonight on ABC at 8.