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

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.” (

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