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Daniel Berrigan speaks in Colorado in 1974.

Daniel Berrigan, Activist Jesuit Priest Who Opposed Vietnam War, Dies

The Rev. Daniel Berrigan, a Jesuit priest who became emblematic of the movement opposing U.S. involvement in Vietnam after an audacious act of civil disobedience, died on Saturday.

The Jesuit magazine, America, reports that he died at age 94 at the Murray-Weigel Jesuit Community in the Bronx, New York.

Berrigan was an acclaimed poet but he came to national prominence when he and eight others stole hundreds of draft records from the Selective Service Offices in Catonsville, Maryland.

President Barack Obama jokes with his daughter Malia Obama as they walk to board Air Force One from the Marine One helicopter, as they leave Chicago en route to Los Angeles last month.

Malia Obama Will Attend Harvard, White House Says

Ending months of speculation, the White House has announced that Malia Obama will attend Harvard starting in Fall 2017.

A statement from the office of the First Lady reads: "The President and Mrs. Obama announced today that their daughter Malia will attend Harvard University in the fall of 2017 as a member of the Class of 2021."

Sen. Bernie Sanders campaigns in Pennsylvania before the state's April 26 primary.

With Primary Season In Final Stretch, Sanders Reports Slowed Fundraising

The campaign of Sen. Bernie Sanders announced on Sunday that his campaign raised $26 million in April, fueled largely by small donations, a drop-off from the $46 million he raised in March and $42 million in February, according to the Federal Election Commission.

The slowing pace comes as the primary season heads into its final month, with Sanders practically out of reach of the Democratic nomination.

An Iranian election official checks identities during a second round of parliamentary elections at a polling station in Shahriar district of Tehran, Iran on Friday.

Iran Parliamentary Election: Moderates, Reformists Make Gains, Fall Short Of Majority

Results of Iran's parliamentary runoff election are in, and supporters of President Hassan Rouhani have made strong gains in the first vote since the landmark nuclear deal signed last year with world powers.

Iranians cast ballots Friday in races where no candidate won more than 25 percent of the votes in the first round of the parliamentary election in February.

President Barack Obama speaks at the 102nd White House Correspondents' Association Dinner on Saturday.

President Obama Has His Last Laughs At 2016 White House Correspondents' Dinner

If the annual White House Correspondents' Dinner is "nerd prom," Mr. President is the class clown.

In his final run as comedian in chief at the event on Saturday evening, President Obama closed his speech with "Obama out," and a mic drop before receiving a standing ovation from Washington's bigwigs and Hollywood.

Former circus lions plays after being released into an enclosure at Emoya Big Cat Sanctuary.

PHOTOS: 33 Rescued Circus Lions Airlifted From Peru To South Africa

33 lions have been rescued from circuses in South America and airlifted to a wildlife sanctuary in South Africa.

The group that organized the operation, Animal Defenders International, is calling it the "largest airlift of lions in history," The Associated Press reports.

The animals were rescued from circuses in Colombia and Peru after both countries passed new laws to ban the use of wild animals in circuses, according to ADI.

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President Obama Has Last Laughs At White House Correspondents' Dinner

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Camille Perri Talks Breaking The Rules To Get Ahead In Debut Novel, 'The Assistants'

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Middle-Class Immigrant Family Says Greed Is Eclipsing The American Dream

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