May 1, 9:19 PM EDT

10 Things to Know for Monday

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Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Monday:

1. 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.

2. 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.

3. 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.

4. 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.

5. 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.

6. 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.

7. 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.

8. 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.

9. 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.

10. 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.

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