The Salvation Army in Fort Wayne hosted a community picnic at its downtown location on Jefferson Boulevard on May 23, 2015.

Salvation Army hosts community picnic

The organization’s goal was to connect with the community and let people know that there is more to Salvation Army than a thrift store.

Displaced civilians from Ramadi wait to receive humanitarian aid from the United Nations in a camp in the town of Amiriyat al-Fallujah, west of Baghdad, Iraq, Friday, May 22, 2015. The United Nations World Food Program said it is rushing food assistance into Anbar to help tens of thousands of residents who have fled Ramadi after it was taken by Islamic State militant group. (AP Photo/Hadi Mizban)

US officials: Iran enters Iraqi fight for key oil refinery

Iran has entered the fight to retake a major Iraqi oil refinery from Islamic State militants, contributing small numbers of troops —some are operating artillery and other heavy weapons — in support of advancing Iraqi ground forces, U.S. defense officials say.