Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
1. Assad rebuts chemical weapons accusation
He says the Syrian military would not have used such weapons because there was no clear front line. U.N. inspectors in Syria to investigate the attack say their vehicle was fired upon by snipers.
2. Where firefighters are holding their own
A huge wildfire raging near Yosemite is threatening thousands of structures - but so far only a handful have been destroyed.
3. Bo's trial wraps up
A prosecutor demands severe punishment for the disgraced politician as China's newly installed leadership aims to move on from the scandal.
4. Why Chicago is flooding its streets with safety guards
The closing of dozens of city schools means that many children will be attending new schools - and will have to cross gang boundaries to get to them.
5. March on Washington resonates for immigrants
"They were fighting for equality, and that's exactly what we're fighting for," one newcomer to the U.S. says as activists mark the 50th anniversary of the seminal civil rights march.