5 Things to Know This Morning

PHOTO: In this Aug. 31, 2013, file photo President Barack Obama leaves the Rose Garden at the White House in Washington, after stating that United States should take military action against Syria in response to a deadly chemical weapons.

Your look at the five biggest and most buzz-worthy stories of the morning.

1. Obama to Hit Capitol Hill in Syria Strike Push

President Obama is planning to visit Capitol Hill later today, making his case on Syria face-to-face with senators.

2. Assad Suggests Retaliation Against US in Charlie Rose Interview

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad reportedly warned of possible retaliation against the U.S. should the country intervene in his nation's civil war.

3. Missing Mich. Star-Crossed Teens Found Safe

The missing Michigan teens who left town together nearly two weeks ago were found safe in Chicago over the weekend.

4. Fan Falls, Dies at Football Game

A football fan fell to his death yesterday at Candlestick Park during the San Francisco 49ers' final season opener.

5. Serena Wins US Open

Serena Williams toppled Victoria Azarenka in the U.S. Open final, winning her 17th Grand Slam title.

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