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News Wrap: Hospital bombed in government-controlled area of Aleppo

In our news wrap Tuesday, the UN Security Council demanded protections for hospitals in war zones after rebel rocket fire struck a hospital in a government-controlled part of Aleppo, killing at least four. Also, a U.S. Navy SEAL was killed in Iraq during the largest Islamic State attack in months, after militants broke through Kurdish militia forces near the city of Mosul.

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  • JUDY WOODRUFF:

    Good evening. I'm Judy Woodruff.

  • HARI SREENIVASAN:

    And I'm Hari Sreenivasan.

  • JUDY WOODRUFF:

    On the "NewsHour" tonight: The spotlight's on Indiana. Hoosiers cast a critical primary vote in the race for the White House.

  • HARI SREENIVASAN:

    Also ahead this Tuesday: the national conversation on rethinking educational standards. We sit down with Education Secretary John King.

  • JUDY WOODRUFF:

    Plus, what do you do when a family member runs away from home to fight for ISIS? Mothers and brothers of terrorist fighters speak out.

    CHRISTIANNE BOUDREAU, Mother of Killed Foreign Fighter: Not only do they lose their son or their daughter to something horrific, but they also carry the guilt of what their child has done to others. And it's a horrible, horrible burden to carry.

  • HARI SREENIVASAN:

    All that and more on tonight's "PBS NewsHour."

    (BREAK)

  • JUDY WOODRUFF:

    In the day's other news: Islamic State fighters killed a U.S. Navy SEAL in Northern Iraq. The ISIS attack near the city of Mosul was the biggest in months by the militants. They broke through Kurdish militia forces before being driven off. U.S. officials said the SEAL was there in an advisory role.

  • JOSH EARNEST, White House Press Secretary:

    You had an individual who wasn't in a combat mission come under withering attack from enemy forces. He was in a combat situation. He was prepared to deal with it, but, unfortunately, under a complex attack, he was killed. And it's tragic.

  • JUDY WOODRUFF:

    In all, three Americans have been killed in combat since the anti-ISIS campaign began in 2014.

  • HARI SREENIVASAN:

    Rebel rocket fire rained down on a hospital in Aleppo, Syria, today, killing at least four people. The hospital was in a government-controlled part of the city. A health official said more than 30 people were wounded in the bombing, many of them women and children.

    Separately, the U.N. Security Council demanded protection for hospitals in war zones.

    The president of Doctors Without Borders pushed for the vote.

  • DR. JOANNE LIU, President, Doctors Without Borders:

    We will not leave patients behind, and we will not be silent. Seeking or providing health care must not be a death sentence. You will be judged not on your words today, but on your actions. Your work has only begun. Please make this resolution save lives.

  • HARI SREENIVASAN:

    Meanwhile, attempts to restore a truce all across Syria continued in Moscow. A special U.N. envoy said peace talks can resume if that happens.

  • JUDY WOODRUFF:

    In Kenya, a small miracle. A 6-month-old baby girl has been pulled alive from a building that collapsed four days ago in Nairobi. Officials say she was dehydrated, but otherwise unhurt. At least 23 people died Friday night when the seven-story building buckled after several days of heavy rain. More than 90 others are still missing. Interior Ministry officials say the building had been marked for demolition.

  • HARI SREENIVASAN:

    Back in this country, more than 45,000 Detroit students missed class for a second day, as state lawmakers worked to end a teacher sick-out. The teachers rallied outside public school headquarters to protest a funding shortage. Union officials say it could leave some of them unpaid this summer.

    Legislative leaders insisted today the teachers will be paid. They're debating a $720 million plan for the debt-ridden schools.

  • JUDY WOODRUFF:

    Two states chose different paths today on allowing concealed guns on college campuses. In Tennessee, a bill permitting the practice became law, when Republican Governor Bill Haslam chose not to sign it or veto it. But, in Georgia, Republican Nathan Deal vetoed a similar bill.

  • HARI SREENIVASAN:

    U.S. car sales slumped last month, but trucks and SUVs soared, thanks to cheaper gas. Honda and Nissan gained 13 percent to 14 percent, their best April ever.

    But Wall Street had a down day, on worries about growth in Europe and China. The Dow Jones industrial average lost 140 points to close at 17750. The Nasdaq fell 54 points. And the S&P 500 slipped 18.

  • JUDY WOODRUFF:

    And the hip-hop Broadway musical "Hamilton" isn't done making history yet. The groundbreaking show garnered a record 16 Tony nominations today. If it wins as many as 13, that would be a record, too. The Tony Awards for live Broadway theater performances will be handed out June 12.

  • HARI SREENIVASAN:

    Still to come on the "NewsHour": how Indiana's election results could shape the rest of the presidential primary; Education Secretary John King talks about the impact new national standards are having in the classroom; inside the government-held areas of Syria, and much more.

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