John Kerry
  • Demonstrators opposed to the government of Syrian President Bashar Assad gather on the lawn of the Capitol in Washington, Monday, Sept. 9, 2013, as Congress returns to work from August recess.

    In a rapid and remarkable chain of events, Syria welcomed the idea of turning over all of its chemical weapons for destruction, and the U.S. president said such an action could head off the threats of air strikes.

    LAST UPDATE : Sep 10, 2013, 9:52 AM EDT