Rep. John Lewis Remembers Historic March on Washington

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-08_ffc797da2d.jpgBrendan Hoffman/Getty Images for Smithsonian Magazine (WASHINGTON) -- Nearly 50 years after the March on Washington, the sole surviving speaker from that day, Democratic Rep. John Lewis of Georgia, spoke with ABC’s Byron Pitts about the pivotal event, recalling the moment he knew the day would live forever in American history.

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Obama Meets with Top Advisers on Syria, Calls UK’s David Cameron

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-08_559a86a098.jpg Alex Wong/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- Three days after an alleged, large-scale chemical-weapons attack in Syria, President Obama spent much of Saturday meeting with his highest-level national-security and intelligence advisers, grappling with what to do if Syria has crossed the “red line” of chemical-weapons use.

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Michelle Obama Grew Up Without Tennis, Made Daughters Play It

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-08_010191146d.jpgMatthew Stockman/Getty Images (NEW YORK) -- Michelle Obama helped kick off the 2013 U.S. Open Saturday, telling an audience of kids that she grew up in a Chicago community without tennis but eventually forced her children to play it because it’s “a lifelong sport.”

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March on Washington: 'Their March Is Now Our March'

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-08_6b55491012.jpgMLADEN ANTONOV/AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- Commemorating the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington, civil-rights leaders and elected officials gathered the site of the original event to decry voter-ID laws, the Supreme Court's recent decision on the Voting Rights Act, "Stand Your Ground" gun laws, and racial profiling.

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Obama: Reported Syria Gassing ‘Big Event of Grave Concern’

b_250_0_16777215_00_images_obgrabber_2013-08_f42f8f242d.jpgSAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) -- President Obama says the reported chemical attack in Syria this week is “clearly a big event of grave concern,” but that the United States needs to carefully “think through” its response. “When you start seeing chemical weapons used on a large scale; and again, we’re still gathering information about this particular event, but it is very troublesome,” Obama told CNN in his first public comments since Wednesday’s reported attack.

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