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  • In this image from video U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry speaks from the State Department in Washington Sunday, Sept. 1, 2013, making a case for U.S. intervention in Syria. Kerry appeared at State in a series of interviews for Sunday news shows to say the case for intervention in Syria's two-and-a-half-year civil war was strengthening each day and that he expected American lawmakers to recognize the need for action when the "credibility of the United States is on the line."  (AP Photo/APTN)

    Citing Sarin Use, U.S. Seeks To Bolster Syria Case

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration on Sunday confidently predicted congressional backing for limited military action in Syria and asserted that the Assad government used sarin gas in the deadly chemical attack that threatens to draw the U.S. into another […]

  • Kerry: U.S. Has Evidence Sarin Gas Was Used In Syria

    Kerry: U.S. Has Evidence Sarin Gas Was Used In Syria

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Secretary of State John Kerry asserted Sunday that the United States now has evidence of sarin gas use in Syria and said “the case gets stronger by the day” for a military attack.
    A day after President Barack […]

  • President Barack Obama, flanked by Vice President Joe Biden, talks about the crisis in Syria to media gathered in the Rose Garden of the White House Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013, in Washington. Delaying what had loomed as an imminent strike on Syria for its alleged use of chemical weapons, Obama announced Saturday that he wanted to put the matter before Congress first. He said, "I know that the country will be stronger if we take this course and our actions will be even more effective." His remarks were televised live in the United States as well as on Syrian state television with translation.  (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

    Debate Begins On Question Of A Strike On Syria

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The debate is on as congressional lawmakers begin considering President Barack Obama’s request that they authorize a military strike on Syria to punish the Assad regime for an alleged chemical attack on its own people.
    Leaders in Congress […]

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  • Analysis: Obama’s Credibility On Line In Reversal

    Analysis: Obama’s Credibility On Line In Reversal

    WASHINGTON (AP) — For more than a week, the White House had been barreling toward imminent military action against Syria. But President Barack Obama’s abrupt decision to instead ask Congress for permission left him with a high-risk gamble that could […]

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    Obama Set To Discuss Syria From White House

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama’s top national security advisers gathered at the White House on Saturday, and Syrian television broadcast scenes of fighter jets, tanks and troops in training, flip sides of a countdown to a likely U.S. military […]

  • Obama Makes Case To Congress For Syria Military Action

    Obama Makes Case To Congress For Syria Military Action

    By Roberta Rampton | Sat Aug 31, 2013 10:10am EDT(Reuters)

    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama’s top advisers were to make their case for limited military strikes against Syria to the full Senate on Saturday, presenting evidence of a chemical weapons attack last […]

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  • Across U.S., Fears, Ambivalence, Anguish Over Syria

    Across U.S., Fears, Ambivalence, Anguish Over Syria

    DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The specter of U.S. military action against Syria and further intervention in the Muslim world is generating troubled and conflicting emotions throughout America.
    People cite misgivings about their country’s role as “world policeman.” They express moral […]

  • U.S. Says World Cannot Let Assad Get Away With Chemical Attack

    U.S. Says World Cannot Let Assad Get Away With Chemical Attack

     
    By Steve Holland and Catherine Bremer | Sat Aug 31, 2013 1:02am EDT(Reuters)

    WASHINGTON/PARIS  – The United States made clear on Friday that it would punish Syrian President Bashar al-Assad for the “brutal and flagrant” chemical weapons attack that it says killed more […]

  • In this image provided by The White House, President Barack Obama meets with his national security staff to discuss the situation in Syria, in the Situation Room of the White House, Friday, Aug. 30, 2013, in Washington, including from left national security adviser Susan Rice; Attorney General Eric Holder, Secretary of State John Kerry, and Vice President Joe Biden. (AP Photo/The White House, Pete Souza)

    Syrians Bracing For Possible U.S. Strike

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Edging toward a punitive strike against Syria, President Barack Obama said Friday he is weighing “limited and narrow” action as the administration bluntly accused Bashar Assad’s government of launching a chemical weapons attack that killed at least […]

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  • President Barack Obama pauses after speaking to members of the media during his meeting with Baltic leaders in the Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington, Friday, Aug. 30, 2013. Speking about Syria, the president said he hasn't made a final decision about a military strike against Syria. But he says he's considering a limited and narrow action in response to a chemical weapons attack that he says Syria's government carried out last week. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

    U.S. Says Syrian Chemical Attack Killed 1,429

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Edging toward a retaliatory strike, President Barack Obama said Friday he is weighing “limited and narrow” action against Syria as the administration bluntly accused Bashar Assad’s government of launching a chemical weapons attack that killed at least […]

  • U.S.: ‘High Confidence’ Of Syria Chemical Arms Use

    U.S.: ‘High Confidence’ Of Syria Chemical Arms Use

    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Obama administration says it has “high confidence” that Syria’s government carried out a chemical weapons attack last week outside Damascus, the capital – killing 1,429 people.
    The U.S. chemical weapons assessment says Syrian President Bashar Assad’s government […]

  • In this image taken from video obtained from the Shaam News Network Thursday, Aug. 29, 2013, which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, members of the UN investigation team take samples from the ground in the Damascus countryside of Zamalka, Syria. United Nations experts are investigating the alleged use of chemical weapons in Syria as the United States and its allies prepare for the possibility of a punitive strike against President Bashar Assad's regime, blamed by the Syrian opposition for the attack. The international aid group Doctors Without Borders says at least 355 people were killed in the Aug. 21 attack in a suburb of Damascus, the Syrian capital. (AP Photo/Shaam News Network via AP video)

    Only 1 Major Partner, France, Stands With U.S. On Syria

    PARIS (AP) — The United States found itself Friday with France as its only major partner in a potential strike against Syria, after a stunning rejection of military force in Parliament forced Britain, America’s staunchest ally, to pull out of […]

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  • DOJ Green Light For Wash., Colo. Pot Reformers

    DOJ Green Light For Wash., Colo. Pot Reformers

    SEATTLE  — For generations, pot crusaders have called for an end to the nation’s prohibition of marijuana, citing everything from what they say are the government’s exaggerated claims about its dangers to the racial disparities in who gets busted for […]

  • FILE - In this Aug. 23, 2013, file photo, President Barack Obama greets patrons at Bingham's Family Restaurant, where he stopped to buy pie, in Lenox, Pa. Obama still calls shoring up the middle class his “No. 1 priority,” but recent events overseas and at home are overshadowing the U.S. economy as a political issue. The civil war in Syria and alleged use by Damascus of chemical weapons, political turmoil in Egypt and revelations about the extent of the National Security Agency’s surveillance programs are complicating Obama’s efforts to keep the focus on the economy.  (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin, File

    Economy Is Being Eclipsed As Top Campaign Issue

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama still calls shoring up the middle class his “No. 1 priority,” but recent events overseas and at home are overshadowing the U.S. economy as a political issue.
    The civil war in Syria and alleged use […]

  • White House deputy press secretary Josh Earnest answers reporters questions in the briefing room of the White House in Washington, Thursday, Aug. 29, 2013, where he talked about Syria and the use of chemical weapons as the administration debates what action to take. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

    U.S. Readies Possible Solo Action Against Syria

    Aug 29, 9:38 PM EDT
    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama on Thursday prepared for the possibility of launching unilateral American military action against Syria within days as Britain opted out in a stunning vote by Parliament. Facing skepticism at home, […]

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  • Fast-Food Protests Under Way

    Fast-Food Protests Under Way

    NEW YORK (AP) — Fast-food protests are underway in cities including New York, Chicago and Detroit, with organizers expecting the biggest national walkouts yet in a demand for higher wages.
    Similar protests organized by unions and community groups over the past […]

  • Obama: US Action Would Send Assad ‘Strong Signal’

    Obama: US Action Would Send Assad ‘Strong Signal’

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is vowing that American retaliation for Syrian chemical weapons use would send a “strong signal,” as U.S. intelligence officials readied briefings for Congress on evidence aimed at linking last week’s attack to President Bashar […]

  • Ohio seeks death penalty over groundhog’s weather-prediction

    Ohio seeks death penalty over groundhog’s weather-prediction

     
    On Groundhog Day, Punxsutawney Phil failed to see his own shadow and thus predicted that spring would arrive early this year — but the snow and icy winds still lashing much of the country would beg to differ. Michael Gmoser, […]

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