• 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 Sunday, April 24, 2016, file photo made from video posted online by the Syrian Civil Defense White Helmets, Civil Defense workers run after airstrikes and shelling hit Aleppo, Syria. A military buildup in northern Syria coupled with heavy fighting and mounting civilian casualties spells the end of a cease-fire that for two months brought much needed relief to war-stricken Syrians, ushering in what could be an even more ruinous chapter in the country's five-year-old conflict. (Syrian Civil Defense White Helmets via AP video, File)

    The Latest: MSF: 14 patients, staff killed in Syria hospital

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

  • 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.

  • Former House Speaker Dennis Hastert departs the federal courthouse Wednesday, April 27, 2016, in Chicago, after his sentencing on federal banking charges which he pled guilty to last year. Hastert was sentenced to more than a year in prison in the hush-money case that included accusations he sexually abused teenagers while coaching high school wrestling.  (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

    Hastert judge delivered verbal equivalent of public flogging

    CHICAGO (AP) — When he sentenced Dennis Hastert to more than a year in prison, the judge in the former House speaker’s hush-money case delivered the verbal equivalent of a public flogging.

  • San Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi gestures while standing beside a picture of police officer Jason Lai during a news conference Tuesday, April 26, 2016, in San Francisco.  Adachi released text messages Tuesday he says were written by Lai, disparaging blacks, Latinos and others. The text messages, which were exchanged with other officers at the time, also make derogatory references to President Barack Obama and NBA superstar LeBron James. The text messages were found on  Lai's personal cellphone. He resigned from the department earlier this month. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)

    Ex-San Francisco officer arrested for obstructing rape probe

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A former San Francisco police lieutenant linked to a racist texting scandal and also charged with obstructing the rape investigation of a subordinate officer was arrested Wednesday, police said.

  • NCAA board OKs anti-discrimination measure for event bidding

    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The NCAA Board of Governors adopted an anti-discrimination measure Wednesday that would affect the way the governing body evaluates bids to host sporting events.

  • In this undated file photo released by the Georgia Department of Corrections, death row inmate Daniel Anthony Lucas is seen. Lucas, 37, was sentenced to die in 1999 for the killings of Steven Moss, 37, his 11-year-old son Bryan and 15-year-old daughter Kristin, who interrupted a burglary at their home near Macon in central Georgia. Lucas is scheduled to be executed Wednesday, April 27, 2016  at the state prison in Jackson. (Georgia Department of Corrections via AP, File)

    Georgia set to execute man convicted in triple killing

    JACKSON, Ga. (AP) — Georgia executed a man Wednesday who was convicted in the 1998 killings of a central Georgia trucking company owner and his two children during a home burglary.

  • Correction: LGBT Rights-Cancellations story

    RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — In a story April 25 about Nick Jonas and Demi Lovato canceling their shows in North Carolina in protest of the state’s new law addressing LGBT rights, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Mumford and Sons had also canceled their performance. The band performed in Charlotte and donated a portion of the proceeds from the show to a local LGBT organization.

  • In this Dec. 4, 2015 file photo, union supporters hold up signs near the Volkswagen plant in Chattanooga, Tenn.  The National Labor Relations Board on Wednesday, April 27, 2016  filed an unfair labor relations complaint against Volkswagen for the German automaker's refusal to bargain with the United Auto Workers union at its lone U.S. assembly plant in Tennessee. (AP Photo/Erik Schelzig, file)

    Unfair labor practices complaint filed against Volkswagen

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The National Labor Relations Board on Wednesday filed an unfair labor relations complaint against Volkswagen for the German automaker’s refusal to bargain with the United Auto Workers union at its lone U.S. assembly plant in Tennessee.

  • National Labor Relations Board files unfair labor practices charge against Volkswagen over UAW

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — National Labor Relations Board files unfair labor practices charge against Volkswagen over UAW.