President Obama speaks about Syria from the Rose Garden at the White House on Saturday. Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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What Makes The 'Smartest Kids In The World'?
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While Britain Votes No, France Still Backs Strikes On Syria
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Chemical Weapons And Civilians: The Invisible Threat
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Republican Who Asked For Congressional Say Gets His Wish
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On Syria, How Might Congress Vote?
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Obama Asks Congress To Approve Action On Syria
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At the White House Saturday, President Obama said he would seek congressional approval before taking action in Syria. Charles Dharapak/AP hide caption

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If 'Humanitarian,' Why Not Intervene In Syria Sooner?
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How The Region Might React To An Attack On Syria
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Does Obama Need Congressional Approval On Syria?
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White House Says It's Not Out To Topple Assad Regime
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Maine Toy Museum Is Really For Grownups
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