Syrian government forces are attempting a ground assault on the Damascus suburb of East Ghouta, the site of a suspected chemical attack that opposition activists say killed at least 1,302 people, ... more 
Syrian government forces are attempting a ground assault on the Damascus suburb of East Ghouta, the site of a suspected chemical attack that opposition activists say killed at least 1,302 people, about half of them women and children according to opposition sources. Both sides of the political aisle in Washington are continuing their Obamacare sparring sessions at home in their districts during the August recess with town hall meetings and debates on the law taking spotlight. House Speaker John Boehner floated the idea of a short-term spending bill to avoid a government shutdown in October. But conservatives in his caucus expressed opposition, insisting that funds be stripped from the health care law even if that forces a government shutdown. less 
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Fri, Aug 23, 2013 12:30 PM EDT