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U.N. inspectors say there is "clear and convincing evidence" that chemical weapons were used on a relatively large scale in an attack last month in Syria that killed hundreds of people. (LOUAI BESHARA/AFP/Getty Images)

UN: ‘Clear And Convincing Evidence’ Of Syria Chemical Attacks

U.N. inspectors say there is “clear and convincing evidence” that chemical weapons were used on a relatively large scale in an attack last month in Syria that killed hundreds of people.

09/16/2013

Vice President Joe Biden greets a small crowd backstage prior to speaking at the 36th Annual Harkin Steak Fry on Sept. 15, 2013 in Indianola, Iowa. (credit: Steve Pope/Getty Images)

Biden Downplays Administration’s Pledge To Use Military Force In Syria

Vice President Joe Biden, speaking to a decidedly anti-war audience in Iowa on Sunday, played down the Obama administration’s pledge to use military force to rid Syria of chemical weapons.

09/16/2013

More people around the world than ever are living abroad and the United States remains the most popular destination, according to new U.N. data released Wednesday.  (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

UN: More People Than Ever Live Abroad, US Most Popular Destination

More people around the world than ever are living abroad and the United States remains the most popular destination, according to new U.N. data released Wednesday.

09/11/2013

File photo of President Barack Obama. (Photo by Michael Reynolds-Pool/Getty Images)

Obama Nominates Ohio Ex-Governor As UN Alternate

President Barack Obama is nominating former Ohio Gov. Ted Strickland as one of the alternate representatives to the 68th session of the United Nations General Assembly.

09/11/2013

On the eve of a landmark trip to attend the U.N. General Assembly, Iran's president offered Sunday his most expansive vision that a deal to settle the impasse over Tehran's nuclear program could open doors for greater cooperation on regional flash points such as the Syrian civil war. (BEHROUZ MEHRI/AFP/Getty Images)

Iran’s Rouhani Says Country Can Strike ‘Win-Win’ Nuclear Deal

Iran’s president said Tuesday that the Islamic Republic can strike a “win-win” deal with world powers over its nuclear program, but that time is limited to reach an agreement.

09/10/2013

Hollande indicated Saturday that the U.N. report could be ready in a matter of days, and he would then be prepared to make a decision on a French intervention. (Photo by Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

French President: Syria Decision Will Not Be Made Until UN Report

The U.S. tried to rally support on Saturday for a military strike against Syria, running into resistance from the American public and skeptics in Congress and from European allies bent on awaiting a U.N. report about a chemical attack they acknowledge strongly points to the Assad government.

09/07/2013

A German newspaper reported Saturday a team of U.N. chemical weapons inspectors could submit initial findings from its tests of samples collected in Syria by the end of next week. (ANWAR AMRO/AFP/Getty Images)

Report: UN Team May Submit Syria Chemical Weapon Results Next Week

A German newspaper reported Saturday a team of U.N. chemical weapons inspectors could submit initial findings from its tests of samples collected in Syria by the end of next week.

09/07/2013

The Obama administration estimates that 100 to 150 people have died from chemical weapons attacks in Syria. (Photo credit  JOSEPH EID/AFP/Getty Images)

Ambassador: U.N. Being Held ‘Hostage’ By Russia On Syria

U.S. United Nations Ambassador Samantha Power, an advocate for humanitarian intervention, is trying to convince Security Council members about the need for a U.S. strike against Syria at the U.N. Headquarters.

09/06/2013

France's prime minister says there's no doubt that the Syrian government carried out a deadly chemical attack against civilians — and that a failure to react would allow President Bashar Assad to launch a similar attack again. (Photo by Antoine Antoniol/Getty Images)

France: Assad Could Strike Again If No One Acts

France’s prime minister says there’s no doubt that the Syrian government carried out a deadly chemical attack against civilians — and that a failure to react would allow President Bashar Assad to launch a similar attack again.

09/04/2013

President Barack Obama answers a question on Syria during a joint press conference with Swedish Prime Minister after their bilateral meeting at the Rosenbad Building in Stockholm on Sept. 4, 2013. (credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama On Syria Action: ‘My Credibility Is Not On The Line’

President Barack Obama traveled to Sweden on Wednesday ahead of the G20 Summit as he is seeking international support for a military strike against Syria for use of chemical weapons. Obama landed in Stockholm to meet with Swedish Prime Minister John Fredrik Reinfeldt for a press conference on their shared views for international action in Syria.

09/04/2013

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