One person was shot at the second night of protests in Milwaukee, Louisiana still in a state of emergency due to massive floods, a suicide bomber in Syria killed 25, and more.
The previous truce came and went with no noticeable decrease in violence across the country, and government forces are advancing in Aleppo.
The powerful Islamist Nusra Front is ideologically opposed to the more moderate Syrian rebels and their Western supporters, but occasionally fights alongside them against the Islamic State.
The London-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said Russian warplanes targeted civilian areas around the city's national hospital and other neighborhoods held by a coalition of hardline Islamist rebel groups.
At least 28 people have been killed by airstrikes that hit a camp for internally displaced Syrians near the Turkish border.
The attack was carried out on the Kamouna camp in Syria's northern Idlib province on Thursday and killed at least 28 people, though that death toll is expected to rise.
Islamic State militants also claim to have shot down a Syrian warplane flying over the countryside outside Damascus on Friday.
The United Nations expressed deep worry on Wednesday over the fate of more than 40,000 Syrians who have fled fighting in northern Syria that has escalated in recent days as government forces press an offensive despite a truce.
In this extra scene from 'Families on the Front Line,' VICE News filmmaker Medyan Dairieh interviews an al-Nusra fighter who explains how his faith comes before his family and describes what it is like to leave his children for battle.
Just hours after an agreement aimed at stymieing the flow of migrants into Europe took effect, VICE News saw an overcrowded boat arrive on the Greek island of Lesbos with two lifeless bodies aboard.
VICE News witnessed chaotic scenes in the Turkish city of Kilis, which has become the first port of call for tens of thousands of fleeing Syrians and injured rebel fighters.
The medical charity said the hospital in Maaret al-Numan was destroyed after being hit by four missiles in two attacks with minutes. At least eight people are missing.