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By STEVEN LEE MYERS, MICHAEL R. GORDON and RICK GLADSTONE
The Russian reaction to Secretary of State John Kerry's suggestion that Syria surrender its chemical munitions appeared to represent a possible point of agreement.
By JENNIFER STEINHAUER
In a chamber where her party is in the minority, Representative Nancy Pelosi is charged with rounding up votes for a measure opposed by most Americans.
By NICK CUMMING-BRUCE
Navi Pillay said Monday that a military strike against the regime could ignite a regional confrontation.
By DAVID E. SANGER
The secretary of state dangled the idea that Syria could avoid military action for the first time, though he was skeptical it could work.
By CHARLIE SAVAGE
President Obama's approach to Syria is likely to create an important precedent in the often murky legal question of when presidents or nations may lawfully use military force.
By ANNE BARNARD
As lawmakers prepare to debate a strike on the Assad government, Syrians on both sides of the issue work to influence Congress and the American public.