Top Stories: Calls For Force Against Syria; Fort Hood Trial Nears End

Aug 22, 2013
Originally published on August 22, 2013 7:42 am

Good morning.

Our early headlines:

-- Chemical Weapons Claims Bring Calls For Force Against Syria.

-- Speculation Mounts That San Diego Mayor Is On His Way Out.

-- Book News: FBI Suspected William T. Vollmann Was The Unabomber.

Other stories in the news:

-- "Egypt's Mubarak To Be Put Under House Arrest." (The Associated Press)

-- "Closing Arguments Begin Thursday In Fort Hood Shooting Trial." (Morning Edition)

-- "Bradley Manning: I Want To Live As A Woman." (The Today Show)

-- "Bo Xilai's High-Profile Trial Gets Underway In China." (Morning Edition)

Related: "I Was Framed, Says China's Bo As He Mounts Feisty Defense." (Reuters)

-- "Hannah Anderson Speaks Out, Reveals New Details Of Kidnapping." (The Today Show)

-- "Ichiro Joins Select Group With 4,000th Hit." (MLB.com)

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