• In this photo released by the Syrian official news agency SANA, Syrian citizens and firefighters gather at the scene where one of rockets hit the Dubeet hospital in the central neighborhood of Muhafaza in Aleppo, Syria, Tuesday, May 3, 2016. Shells and mortar rounds are raining down on every neighborhood Aleppo," said Aleppo-based health official Mohammad Hazouri, speaking from Al-Razi hospital. (SANA via AP)

    More violence kills 9 in contested Syrian city of Aleppo

    BEIRUT (AP) — Syrian opposition fighters on Tuesday shelled government-held parts of Aleppo, killing at least 12 people, as the army claimed it was repelling a wide offensive by the rebels in the country’s largest city. Activists, meanwhile, said government forces were also shelling rebel-held parts of the city, killing two people and wounding several.

  • File-This Feb. 16, 1981, file photo shows Daniel Berrigan, ex-priest, now political activist on NBC-TV’s “Today” show in New York. The Roman Catholic priest and Vietnam war protester, Berrigan has died. He was 94. Michael Benigno, a spokesman for the Jesuits USA Northeast Province, says Berrigan died Saturday, April 30, 2016, at a Jesuit infirmary at Fordham University.  (AP Photo/Dave Pickoff, File)

    Peace activist, Jesuit priest Daniel Berrigan dies at 94

    NEW YORK (AP) — His defiant protests helped shape Americans’ opposition to the Vietnam War. And they landed The Rev. Daniel Berrigan behind bars.

  • IS claims responsibility for killing Bangladesh Hindu man

    NEW DELHI (AP) — A Hindu man was hacked to death in central Bangladesh in the latest attack claimed by radical Islamists in the Muslim-majority nation, police said.

  • File-This Feb. 16, 1981, file photo shows Daniel Berrigan, ex-priest, now political activist on NBC-TV’s “Today” show in New York. The Roman Catholic priest and Vietnam war protester, Berrigan has died. He was 94. Michael Benigno, a spokesman for the Jesuits USA Northeast Province, says Berrigan died Saturday, April 30, 2016, at a Jesuit infirmary at Fordham University.  (AP Photo/Dave Pickoff, File)

    Jesuit priest, peace activist Daniel Berrigan dies at 94

    NEW YORK (AP) — The Rev. Daniel Berrigan, a Roman Catholic priest and peace activist who was imprisoned for burning draft files in a protest against the Vietnam War, died Saturday. He was 94.

  • In this image made from video and posted online from Validated UGC, a man leads a woman in tears and child out of the scene after airstrikes hit Aleppo, Syria, Thursday, April 28, 2016. A Syrian monitoring group and a first-responders team say new airstrikes on the rebel-held part of the contested city of Aleppo have killed over a dozen people and brought down at least one residential building. The new violence on Thursday brings the death toll in the past 24-hours in the deeply divided city to at least 61 killed. (Validated UGC via AP video)

    The Latest: Syria army declares truce in 2 areas, not Aleppo

    BEIRUT (AP) — The Latest on developments in Syria’s civil war (all times local):

  • This image made from video released by Qasion News Agency, a media opposition platform that relies on a network of activists on the ground, on Friday, April 29, 2016 shows people scrambling through rubble following airstrikes in Aleppo, Syria. Insurgents shelled a mosque in a government-held neighborhood of Aleppo, killing at least 15 people as they left Friday prayers, while government airstrikes struck rebel-held parts of Syria's largest city — even as the army unilaterally declared a brief truce in other parts of the country. (Qasion News Agency via AP)

    After brief lull, new air raids over Syrian city of Aleppo

    DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — The Syrian army and rebels unleashed deadly new attacks on each other Friday in Aleppo, with insurgents shelling a mosque during weekly prayers and government airstrikes hitting opposition neighborhoods in escalating bloodshed the U.N. decried as a “monstrous disregard for civilian lives by all parties.”

  • In this Wednesday, April 27, 2016 photo, one of 12 gigantic bronze animal heads representing the signs of the Zodiac by Chinese artist Ai Weiwei stands behind businessmen eating lunch on the Rose Kennedy Greenway in Boston. The sculptures are scheduled to remain on public display in the park through October. (AP Photo/Bill Sikes)

    Giant Chinese zodiac sculptures are turning heads in Boston

    BOSTON (AP) — A dozen giant bronze animal heads representing the signs of the Chinese zodiac are stopping people in their tracks in downtown Boston and sparking conversations.

  • Activists seek independent probe of Florida teens’ drownings

    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — In a story April 28 story about activists seeking a probe into the drownings of three Florida teens, The Associated Press reported erroneously that several groups were involved in organizing a news conference. The story also left out the main organizing group, the International People’s Democratic Uhuru Movement. Black Lives Matter and the NAACP told The Tampa Bay Times that they were not involved in the news conference.

  • The Facebook page of Roopbaan magazine, a LGTB rights publication, is seen on the screen of a cell phone in Dhaka, Bangladesh, Thursday, April 28, 2016. The killing of two gay rights activists in the Bangladeshi capital has driven the country's already secretive and small gay community underground, wondering if they can trust a government that considers their status to be criminal, rights groups said. (AP Photo)

    New killings in Bangladesh leave LGBT community full of fear

    NEW DELHI (AP) — The killing of two gay rights activists in the Bangladeshi capital has driven the country’s already secretive and small gay community underground, wondering if they can trust a government that considers their status to be criminal, rights groups said.

  • In this image made from video and posted online from Validated UGC, a Civil Defense worker carries a child after airstrikes hit Aleppo, Syria, Thursday, April 28, 2016. A Syrian monitoring group and a first-responders team say new airstrikes on the rebel-held part of the contested city of Aleppo have killed over a dozen people and brought down at least one residential building. The new violence on Thursday brings the death toll in the past 24-hours in the deeply divided city to at least 61 killed. (Validated UGC via AP video)

    Syria activists say airstrikes in rebel-held Aleppo kill 20

    BEIRUT (AP) — Airstrikes and artillery killed more than 60 people in the past 24 hours in Aleppo, including dozens at a hospital in a rebel-held neighborhood, as Syria’s largest city was turned once again into a major battleground in the civil war, officials said Thursday.