5 Things to Know This Morning

PHOTO: President Barack ObamaJacquelyn Martin/AP Photo
President Barack Obama pauses while speaking about college financial aid at Henninger High School in Syracuse, N.Y., Aug. 22, 2013.

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

1. Obama Has Not Made a Decision About Syria

President Obama said he has not made a decision on whether to launch a retaliatory strike against the Syrian government, but emphasized that when countries "break international norms" by using chemical weapons they must be held accountable.

2. Aaron Hernandez Used 'Angel Dust,' Carried Pistol, Rolling Stone Reports

Aaron Hernandez, the former NFL superstar accused of killing a friend, was a hardcore drug user who frequently used "angel dust" and had become so paranoid he regularly carried a handgun, according to a profile of Hernandez in this month's Rolling Stone magazine.

3. Zimmerman's Wife Says He Has 'Beaten Down Her Self Esteem'

George Zimmerman's wife Shellie opened up about her strained marriage, saying that George has "beaten down her self-esteem," but she is "looking forward to getting her life back."

4. Crews Making Progress on Wildfire

The Rim Fire near Yosemite National Park expanded to 301 square miles, but fire crews have managed to contain the blaze at 30 percent.

5. Jamie-Lynn Sigler Welcomes a Baby Boy

"Sopranos" actress Jamie-Lynn Sigler and her fiancé Cutter Dykstra welcomed a son yesterday, ABC News confirmed.