Manning will be released in May, White House officials announced.
His attackers appeared to be neo-Nazi sympathizers.
The Atlanta-area megachurch leader was accused of coercing young men into sex.
The antigay preacher claims an abuse case in Minnesota shows schools shouldn't hire LGBT teachers.
Carson used the questionable phrase when asked about enforcing rights as secretary of Housing and Urban Development.
The New Jersey senator offered a scathing critique of his colleague, who is nominated for U.S. attorney general.
Trump's nominee for secretary of State declines to criticize the nation, which has a poor record concerning LGBT people, women, and many others.