Top Stories: Crisis In Syria; Fort Hood Jury Weighs Sentence

Good morning.

Our early headlines:

Talk Of Strike On Syria Moves From ‘Will It Happen?’ To When.

Pain, Loss And Tears Come With Medal Of Honor.

‘Fire Tracker': Online Tool To Monitor Blaze Near Yosemite.

Did Miley Cyrus ‘Flirt With Bad Taste’ Or Dive Right In?

Other news:

– “Fort Hood Jury To Begin Weighing Fate Of Convicted Shooter.” (Reuters)

– Orders For Durable Goods Plunged In July, “Cast Shadow” Over Third Quarter. (CNBC)

– “China: Bo Xilai Trial Ends, Verdict Will Come Later.” (The Guardian)

– “Two Officers, Black And White, On Walking The ’63 March Beat.” (Morning Edition)

– Nelson Mandela Nears 100th Day In Hospital; Condition “Critical But Stable.” (South Africa’s News 24)

Copyright 2013 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.