Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Monday:
- AGAINST LONG ODDS, US PUSHES TO RENEW SYRIAN CEASE-FIRE
At stake are thousands of lives and the fate of a feeble peace process essential to the fight against the Islamic State group.
- WHY PROTESTS IN BAGHDAD RAISE WIDER SECURITY FEARS
Instability in the Iraqi capital pulls security forces away from the front-line fight against the Islamic State group.
- PUERTO RICO SAYS IT WON’T MAKE NEARLY $370 MILLION IN BOND PAYMENTS
The default is by far the largest by the U.S. territory, which has been struggling under the weight of $72 billion in debt that its officials say it cannot pay.
- WHICH PERFORMERS ARE LEAVING RINGLING BROS. CIRCUS
Elephants appear for the last time, closing a chapter on a controversial practice that has entertained audiences since circuses began in America two centuries ago.
- PASSENGERS SET SAIL FROM MIAMI ON HISTORIC CRUISE TO CUBA
It’s the first such trip in decades to leave from a U.S. port for the communist island nation.
- HOW SANDERS YET HOPES TO OVERTAKE CLINTON
He’s pleading with Democratic superdelegates, who overwhelmingly support his rival, to “go into their hearts” and change their support to him.
- MAY DAY OBSERVANCE TURNS VIOLENT
Hundreds of angry youths, fearing that France’s worker protections are under threat, hurl stones and wood at police in Paris.
- WHERE MALIA OBAMA IS GOING TO COLLEGE
After taking a year off, the Obamas’ older daughter will enroll at Harvard University in 2017, the family says.
- CAST OF BROADWAY’S ‘SCHOOL OF ROCK’ GETS KEY THUMBS-UP
Jack Black catches a matinee of the new musical at the Winter Garden Theatre, then goes backstage to high-five cast members and pose for pictures.
- SOCCER UNDERDOG POISED TO HAVE ITS DAY
Lowly Leicester is on the verge of claiming the most unlikely championship in English soccer in a generation.