Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
1. OBAMA PREPARED TO ACT UNILATERALLY AGAINST SYRIA
Following the British Parliament's refusal to support military action against the Syrian government for suspected use of chemical weapons, White House officials say Obama is undeterred. French President Francois Hollande also gives a nod of approval.
(Read more: Don't hit Syria; go to Congress if you do: NBC poll)
2. WHY NOT JUST TAKE OUT SYRIA'S CHEMICAL WEAPONS
Experts say it would be unlikely that the United States would bomb Syria's chemical weapons storehouses because it cannot be done safely.
3. GOING TO POT?
Will other states follow the lead of Colorado and Washington state now that the federal government has given them the green light to decriminalize marijuana?