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B. 01-01 President Obama praises US 'fiscal cliff' deal Washington
04-15 Deadly blasts hit Boston Marathon
D. 04-25 US suspects Syria of chemical attack Washington
4. 05-06 Three US women missing for years in fair condition Cleveland, Ohio
F. 05-20 Dozens dead in Oklahoma tornado
6. 07-13 George Zimmerman not guilty of Trayvon Martin murder Sanford, Florida
7. 08-21 Bradley Manning sentenced to 35 years in Wikileaks case Fort Meade, Maryland, Baltimore
I. 09-30 US begins shutdown amid budget row Washington

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January 2013 ... more > Top ^
Jan.1   Washington  
  Obama has hailed a deal reached to stave off drastic taxation and spending measures as 'just one step in the broader effort to strengthen the economy'
Jan.7  Washington  Obama's Pentagon pick stokes row Jan.11  Washington  Obama and Karzai discuss endgame Jan.17   Armstrong says sorry for doping Jan.20   Washington Obama sworn in as US president Jan.23  U.S. Congress  Clinton takes on Benghazi critics  Washington  US to end ban on women in combat

February 2013 ... more > Top ^
Feb.1  Turkey  Fatal blast outside U.S. Embassy Feb.3  New Orleans  Ravens win Super Bowl over 49ers, 34-29 Feb.5  Washington  Drone strikes legal case revealed Feb.8   Massachusetts 'Historic' snowstorm blankets US
Feb.12  U.S. Congress  Obama pledges to reignite economy Feb.14   Alabama Crippled cruise ship reaches land Feb.19  Virginia  Report: Chinese military leading cyberattacks Feb.26  U.S. Senate  Hagel confirmed as defence secretary

March 2013 ... more > Top ^
Mar.1  Florida  Florida man swallowed by sinkhole  Washington  Obama signs budget cuts into effect Mar.5  New York  Dow Jones hits new record high Mar.7  New York  Bin Laden relative captured Mar.15  Washington  U.S. to beef up missile defense against North Korea Mar.20  Tel Aviv  Obama on first Israel trip as president Mar.21  West Bank  Obama vows Palestinian state support Mar.26  U.S. Supreme Court  US court weighs gay marriage ban

April 2013 ... more > Top ^
Apr.12  South Korea  Kerry: North Korea threats 'unacceptable' Apr.15   Boston   Deadly blasts hit Boston Marathon
Map of Boylston Street Boston USA
  At least three people have been killed and more than 100 injured, some seriously, in two explosions at the finish line of the Boston Marathon
 Bloodied runners and spectators being treated at the scene and the road strewn with debris. President Barack Obama said 'we will find out who did this' and that those responsible would feel the 'full weight of justice'
Apr.17   Texas Explosion at Texas fertiliser plant Apr.18  Boston  Photos of Boston suspects released Apr.19  Boston  Huge manhunt for Boston bomb suspect   Boston Boston bombs suspect 'in custody' Apr.25   Washington     US suspects Syria of chemical attack
  US intelligence agencies believe 'with varying degrees of confidence' that Syria has used chemical weapons against rebels
Apr.30  Washington  U.S. military planning Syria options

May 2013 ... more > Top ^
May.1  Boston  Three arrested over Boston bombings  North Korea  N Korea jails US man for 15 years May.3  Southern California  Major wildfires spread in California May.6   Ohio   Three US women missing for years in fair condition
Map of Cleveland Ohio
  Three young women who vanished about a decade ago have been found and are in hospital in a fair condition, officials have said.    Ariel Castro, a 52-year-old suspect, has ...
May.14  Moscow  Russia orders expulsion of U.S. diplomat May.15  Washington  US tax chief resigns amid scandal May.20   Oklahoma   Dozens dead in Oklahoma tornado
Map of Oklahoma City Oklahoma  At least 24 people have been killed after a huge tornado tore through Oklahoma City suburbs, with the death toll likely to rise May.22  Florida  FBI kill man 'linked to Tsarnaev' May.23  Washington  Obama defends 'just' drones war May.29  Tribal Areas  Sources: Drone strike kills top militant May.31  Oklahoma  New Oklahoma tornadoes 'kill five'

June 2013 ... more > Top ^
Jun.6    US agency 'collecting phone records' Jun.7  Southern California  Xi Jinping joins Obama for summit Jun.9    US surveillance leak source revealed Jun.10   Hong Kong     US spy leaker 'defending liberty'
  Edward Snowden, ex-CIA employee has said he acted to 'protect basic liberties for people around the world' in leaking details of US surveillance
 Edward Snowden, 29, was revealed as the source of the leaks at his own request by the Guardian newspaper. Snowden, who has fled to Hong Kong, said he had an 'obligation to help free people from oppression'
Jun.11  Microsoft  Tech firms urge security transparency Jun.13   Washington     White House: Syria crosses 'red line'
  Syria used sarin gas, against rebels, a move that is prompting the U.S. to increase the 'scale and scope' of its support for the opposition Jun.18  Qatar  US, Taliban to hold Afghanistan peace talks in Qatar Jun.26   U.S. Supreme Court   Historic US rulings for gay marriage   The US Supreme Court has struck down a law denying federal benefits to gay couples and cleared the way for same-sex marriage in California Jun.27  U.S. Senate  US Senate passes immigration reform Jun.30   Arizona   19 Firefighters die in Arizona wildfire   At least 19 US firefighters have been killed battling a wildfire in central Arizona while fighting the blaze threatening the town of Yarnell

July 2013 ... more > Top ^
Jul.2   Austria     'Snowden suspicion' diverts flight   Bolivian President Evo Morales's plane has been diverted to Austria amid suspicion that US intelligence leaker Edward Snowden is on board Jul.6   San Francisco Bay Area     Jet crash-lands at San Francisco International   A Boeing 777 aircraft has crash-landed at San Francisco international airport, killing at least two people and injuring dozens more Jul.10  Boston  Boston bomb accused denies charges Jul.12  Moscow  Snowden meets activists at airport Jul.13   Florida   George Zimmerman not guilty of Trayvon Martin murder
Map of Sanford Florida  George Zimmerman, the Florida neighbourhood watchman who shot dead an unarmed black 17-year-old male last year, has been found not guilty Jul.15   New York US protests after Florida verdict Jul.18   Detroit   Detroit in largest US bankruptcy   The city, once a symbol of US industrial power, has become the largest US city ever to file for bankruptcy, with debts of at least $15bn Jul.22   New York Ten hurt as NY plane's wheel fails Jul.29   Washington Mid-East peace talks resume in US Jul.30   Baltimore Wikileaks source Manning convicted

August 2013 ... more > Top ^
Aug.1   Moscow     Snowden leaves airport, can stay in Russia, lawyer says  National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden's application for political asylum has been approved, and he has left a Moscow airport  Ohio  Ariel Castro is sentenced for Cleveland abductions Aug.2   Washington U.S. issues global travel alert due to al Qaeda threat
Aug.6  Yemen  US flies embassy staff out of Yemen Aug.7  Washington  Obama cancels Putin talks over Snowden Aug.8  Yemen  Slew of drone strikes in Yemen kill dozens Aug.21   Baltimore     Bradley Manning sentenced to 35 years in Wikileaks case Map of Fort Meade Maryland USA  The US soldier convicted of handing a trove of secret government documents to anti-secrecy website has been sentenced to 35 years in prison Aug.22   California   Tourists flee wildfire near Yosemite   A huge wildfire near Yosemite National Park has forced scores of tourists to flee during peak season and is threatening several thousand hom... Aug.23  Texas  Fort Hood gunman Hasan convicted Aug.27  Washington  US 'ready' to launch Syria strike Aug.28   Washington Obama 'sure Syria behind attack' Aug.30  Paris  France backs US on Syria action  Washington  Syria attack killed 1,429 - Kerry Aug.31  Washington  Obama to seek Congress vote on Syria

September 2013 ... more > Top ^
Sep.1   Washington US 'has evidence of Syrian sarin use'
Sep.3  Ohio  Ohio kidnapper found hanging in cell Sep.6   St. Petersburg Russia and US 'no closer' on Syria at G20 Sep.10  Washington  Obama: Military ready for attacking Syria if diplomacy fails Sep.11  Moscow  Putin issues plea to US over Syria Sep.12  Western Afghanistan  Afghan Taliban attack US consulate Sep.14   Geneva     US and Russia reach agreement in Syria weapons talks   Secretary of State Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov have reached an agreement on a framework for securing Syria's chemical weapons Sep.16   Washington   Navy Yard gunman Aaron Alexis killed 12 people   A gunman who died after killing 12 people at a naval installation in Washington DC has been identified as a former Navy serviceman Sep.17  Brazil  Rousseff's U.S. visit postponed over alleged spying Sep.24  UN Gen. Assembly  U.S., Iranian presidents share U.N. spotlight Sep.27   Iran     Obama and Rouhani speak by phone   U.S. President Barack Obama spoke by phone with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, the first communication between U.S. and Iranian leaders since... Sep.30   Washington   US begins shutdown amid budget row   The government has begun a partial shutdown after the House of Representatives refused to approve a budget for next year

October 2013 ... more > Top ^
Oct.1     'Obamacare' launches amid shutdown  A central provision of President Obama's healthcare reform law has taken effect, having survived Republicans' years-long effort to undermine... Oct.3   Washington Chase and gunfire at US Capitol
Oct.5   Somalia US Navy SEALS raid militant group linked to Kenya mall attack   Libya   US forces seize Al Qaeda leader behind 1998 embassy bombings   In Libya, US commandos captured Al-Libi, an al-Qaeda leader accused of the 1998 bombings of the US embassies in Kenya and Tanzania Oct.9  Washington  Janet Yellen nominated by Obama to head US Federal Reserve Oct.11  Afghanistan  Pakistan Taliban commander 'seized in US operation' Oct.16   U.S. Senate Senate passes US budget deal Oct.21  Paris  French fury over US spying claims Oct.23   Berlin Merkel concern at 'US phone spying' Oct.24  Brussels  Merkel urges US to restore trust at EU summit Oct.25   Brussels   EU: Spying scandal may hurt terror fight   European leaders warned that reports of widespread spying on world leaders by the NSA have raised 'deep concerns' among Europeans Oct.30  Boston  Red Sox clinch World Series championship

November 2013 ... more > Top ^
Nov.1   Tribal Areas Drone strike targets Taliban chief
  Los Angeles TSA officer shot dead at LA airport Nov.5  New York  Democrats win NYC and Virginia polls Nov.14  Philippines  1,000 US troops to assist in Philippine relief effort Nov.17  Illinois  Deadly tornadoes hit US Midwest Nov.18   Jakarta Indonesia anger at Australia spy row Nov.19  Manhattan  JP Morgan in record $13bn settlement Nov.21   Washington U.S., Afghanistan agree security pact   Dallas US remembers Kennedy 50 years later Nov.26   China US bombers challenge China air zone  China  China 'monitored' path of US bombers

December 2013 ... more > Top ^
Dec.1   New York New York train crash kills four
Dec.2  New York  Crashed New York train 'going 82mph' Dec.3  Beijing  Biden arrives in China amid tensions Dec.10   Johannesburg Obama pays tribute at Mandela memorial Dec.16  Washington  NSA phone data grab 'against constitution' Dec.17  Southern Afghanistan  6 US soldiers die in Afghan air crash Dec.20  Scotland  Lockerbie bombing: Services mark 25th anniversary Dec.26   Japan Japan agrees Okinawa US base move Dec.31  Manhattan  New Year's Eve celebrations usher in 2014 across the world


  US suspects Syria of chemical attack




United States, 2013 War & Army Timeline ... See World War & Army timeline Top ^
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Jan.7  Washington  Obama's Pentagon pick stokes row
Jan.11  Washington  Obama and Karzai discuss endgame
Jan.23  Washington  US to end ban on women in combat
Feb.5  Washington  Drone strikes legal case revealed
Feb.19  Virginia  Report: Chinese military leading cyberattacks
Feb.26  U.S. Senate  Hagel confirmed as defence secretary
Mar.15  Washington  U.S. to beef up missile defense against North Korea
Apr.25   Washington
  US intelligence agencies believe 'with varying degrees of confidence' that Syria has used chemical weapons against rebels
Apr.30  Washington  U.S. military planning Syria options May.23  Washington  Obama defends 'just' drones war May.29  Tribal Areas  Sources: Drone strike kills top militant Jun.13   Washington   White House: Syria crosses 'red line'
  Syria used sarin gas, against rebels, a move that is prompting the U.S. to increase the 'scale and scope' of its support for the opposition Jul.30   Baltimore Wikileaks source Manning convicted Aug.8  Yemen  Slew of drone strikes in Yemen kill dozens Aug.21   Baltimore   Bradley Manning sentenced to 35 years in Wikileaks case
Map of Fort Meade Maryland USA  The US soldier convicted of handing a trove of secret government documents to anti-secrecy website has been sentenced to 35 years in prison Aug.23  Texas  Fort Hood gunman Hasan convicted Aug.27  Washington  US 'ready' to launch Syria strike Aug.28   Washington Obama 'sure Syria behind attack' Aug.30  Paris  France backs US on Syria action Aug.30  Washington  Syria attack killed 1,429 - Kerry Aug.31  Washington  Obama to seek Congress vote on Syria Sep.1   Washington US 'has evidence of Syrian sarin use' Sep.10  Washington  Obama: Military ready for attacking Syria if diplomacy fails Sep.14   Geneva   US and Russia reach agreement in Syria weapons talks   Secretary of State Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov have reached an agreement on a framework for securing Syria's chemical weapons Sep.16   Washington Navy Yard gunman Aaron Alexis killed 12 people   A gunman who died after killing 12 people at a naval installation in Washington DC has been identified as a former Navy serviceman Oct.5   Somalia US Navy SEALS raid militant group linked to Kenya mall attack Oct.5   Libya US forces seize Al Qaeda leader behind 1998 embassy bombings   In Libya, US commandos captured Al-Libi, an al-Qaeda leader accused of the 1998 bombings of the US embassies in Kenya and Tanzania Oct.11  Afghanistan  Pakistan Taliban commander 'seized in US operation' Nov.1   Tribal Areas Drone strike targets Taliban chief Nov.14  Philippines  1,000 US troops to assist in Philippine relief effort Nov.26   China US bombers challenge China air zone Nov.26  China  China 'monitored' path of US bombers Dec.17  Southern Afghanistan  6 US soldiers die in Afghan air crash Dec.26   Japan Japan agrees Okinawa US base move



United States, 2013 Disasters Timeline ... See World Disasters timeline Top ^
2013 Feb.8   Massachusetts 'Historic' snowstorm blankets US
Feb.14   Alabama Crippled cruise ship reaches land Mar.1  Florida  Florida man swallowed by sinkhole Apr.17   Texas Explosion at Texas fertiliser plant May.3  Southern California  Major wildfires spread in California May.20   Oklahoma Dozens dead in Oklahoma tornado Map of Oklahoma City Oklahoma  At least 24 people have been killed after a huge tornado tore through Oklahoma City suburbs, with the death toll likely to rise May.31  Oklahoma  New Oklahoma tornadoes 'kill five' Jun.30   Arizona 19 Firefighters die in Arizona wildfire   At least 19 US firefighters have been killed battling a wildfire in central Arizona while fighting the blaze threatening the town of Yarnell Jul.2   Austria   'Snowden suspicion' diverts flight   Bolivian President Evo Morales's plane has been diverted to Austria amid suspicion that US intelligence leaker Edward Snowden is on board Jul.6   San Francisco Bay Area   Jet crash-lands at San Francisco International   A Boeing 777 aircraft has crash-landed at San Francisco international airport, killing at least two people and injuring dozens more Jul.22   New York Ten hurt as NY plane's wheel fails Aug.22   California Tourists flee wildfire near Yosemite   A huge wildfire near Yosemite National Park has forced scores of tourists to flee during peak season and is threatening several thousand hom... Sep.3  Ohio  Ohio kidnapper found hanging in cell Nov.14  Philippines  1,000 US troops to assist in Philippine relief effort Nov.17  Illinois  Deadly tornadoes hit US Midwest Dec.1   New York New York train crash kills four Dec.2  New York  Crashed New York train 'going 82mph' Dec.17  Southern Afghanistan  6 US soldiers die in Afghan air crash



United States, 2013 Sports Timeline ... See World Sports timeline Top ^
2013 Jan.17   Armstrong says sorry for doping
Feb.3  New Orleans  Ravens win Super Bowl over 49ers, 34-29 Apr.15   Boston Deadly blasts hit Boston Marathon Map of Boylston Street Boston USA
  At least three people have been killed and more than 100 injured, some seriously, in two explosions at the finish line of the Boston Marathon
 Bloodied runners and spectators being treated at the scene and the road strewn with debris. President Barack Obama said 'we will find out who did this' and that those responsible would feel the 'full weight of justice'
Oct.30  Boston  Red Sox clinch World Series championship



United States, 2013 Business Timeline ... See World Business timeline Top ^
2013 Jan.1   Washington   President Obama praises US 'fiscal cliff' deal
  Obama has hailed a deal reached to stave off drastic taxation and spending measures as 'just one step in the broader effort to strengthen the economy'
Feb.12  U.S. Congress  Obama pledges to reignite economy Mar.1  Washington  Obama signs budget cuts into effect Mar.5  New York  Dow Jones hits new record high Jun.11  Microsoft  Tech firms urge security transparency Jul.18   Detroit Detroit in largest US bankruptcy   The city, once a symbol of US industrial power, has become the largest US city ever to file for bankruptcy, with debts of at least $15bn Aug.2   Washington U.S. issues global travel alert due to al Qaeda threat
Aug.22   California Tourists flee wildfire near Yosemite   A huge wildfire near Yosemite National Park has forced scores of tourists to flee during peak season and is threatening several thousand hom... Oct.1   'Obamacare' launches amid shutdown  A central provision of President Obama's healthcare reform law has taken effect, having survived Republicans' years-long effort to undermine... Oct.9  Washington  Janet Yellen nominated by Obama to head US Federal Reserve Nov.19  Manhattan  JP Morgan in record $13bn settlement Dec.31  Manhattan  New Year's Eve celebrations usher in 2014 across the world



United States, 2013 Crime Timeline ... See World Crime timeline Top ^
2013 Feb.1  Turkey  Fatal blast outside U.S. Embassy Feb.19  Virginia  Report: Chinese military leading cyberattacks Mar.7  New York  Bin Laden relative captured Apr.15   Boston Deadly blasts hit Boston Marathon
Map of Boylston Street Boston USA
  At least three people have been killed and more than 100 injured, some seriously, in two explosions at the finish line of the Boston Marathon
 Bloodied runners and spectators being treated at the scene and the road strewn with debris. President Barack Obama said 'we will find out who did this' and that those responsible would feel the 'full weight of justice'
Apr.18  Boston  Photos of Boston suspects released Apr.19  Boston  Huge manhunt for Boston bomb suspect Apr.19   Boston Boston bombs suspect 'in custody' May.1  Boston  Three arrested over Boston bombings May.1  North Korea  N Korea jails US man for 15 years May.6   Ohio Three US women missing for years in fair condition Map of Cleveland Ohio
  Three young women who vanished about a decade ago have been found and are in hospital in a fair condition, officials have said.    Ariel Castro, a 52-year-old suspect, has ...
May.14  Moscow  Russia orders expulsion of U.S. diplomat May.22  Florida  FBI kill man 'linked to Tsarnaev' May.29  Tribal Areas  Sources: Drone strike kills top militant Jul.10  Boston  Boston bomb accused denies charges Jul.13   Florida George Zimmerman not guilty of Trayvon Martin murder Map of Sanford Florida  George Zimmerman, the Florida neighbourhood watchman who shot dead an unarmed black 17-year-old male last year, has been found not guilty Jul.30   Baltimore Wikileaks source Manning convicted Aug.1  Ohio  Ariel Castro is sentenced for Cleveland abductions Aug.6  Yemen  US flies embassy staff out of Yemen Aug.21   Baltimore   Bradley Manning sentenced to 35 years in Wikileaks case Map of Fort Meade Maryland USA  The US soldier convicted of handing a trove of secret government documents to anti-secrecy website has been sentenced to 35 years in prison Aug.23  Texas  Fort Hood gunman Hasan convicted Sep.3  Ohio  Ohio kidnapper found hanging in cell Sep.12  Western Afghanistan  Afghan Taliban attack US consulate Sep.16   Washington Navy Yard gunman Aaron Alexis killed 12 people   A gunman who died after killing 12 people at a naval installation in Washington DC has been identified as a former Navy serviceman Oct.3   Washington Chase and gunfire at US Capitol Oct.5   Libya US forces seize Al Qaeda leader behind 1998 embassy bombings   In Libya, US commandos captured Al-Libi, an al-Qaeda leader accused of the 1998 bombings of the US embassies in Kenya and Tanzania Oct.11  Afghanistan  Pakistan Taliban commander 'seized in US operation' Oct.21  Paris  French fury over US spying claims Oct.25   Brussels EU: Spying scandal may hurt terror fight   European leaders warned that reports of widespread spying on world leaders by the NSA have raised 'deep concerns' among Europeans Nov.1   Tribal Areas Drone strike targets Taliban chief Nov.1   Los Angeles TSA officer shot dead at LA airport Nov.18   Jakarta Indonesia anger at Australia spy row Nov.21   Dallas US remembers Kennedy 50 years later Dec.20  Scotland  Lockerbie bombing: Services mark 25th anniversary



United States, 2013 Politics Timeline ... See World Politics timeline Top ^
2013 Jan.1   Washington   President Obama praises US 'fiscal cliff' deal
  Obama has hailed a deal reached to stave off drastic taxation and spending measures as 'just one step in the broader effort to strengthen the economy'
Jan.7  Washington  Obama's Pentagon pick stokes row Jan.11  Washington  Obama and Karzai discuss endgame Jan.20   Washington Obama sworn in as US president
Jan.23  U.S. Congress  Clinton takes on Benghazi critics Jan.23  Washington  US to end ban on women in combat Feb.1  Turkey  Fatal blast outside U.S. Embassy Feb.5  Washington  Drone strikes legal case revealed Feb.12  U.S. Congress  Obama pledges to reignite economy Feb.26  U.S. Senate  Hagel confirmed as defence secretary Mar.1  Washington  Obama signs budget cuts into effect Mar.20  Tel Aviv  Obama on first Israel trip as president Mar.21  West Bank  Obama vows Palestinian state support Mar.26  U.S. Supreme Court  US court weighs gay marriage ban Apr.12  South Korea  Kerry: North Korea threats 'unacceptable' May.1  North Korea  N Korea jails US man for 15 years May.14  Moscow  Russia orders expulsion of U.S. diplomat May.15  Washington  US tax chief resigns amid scandal Jun.6    US agency 'collecting phone records' Jun.7  Southern California  Xi Jinping joins Obama for summit Jun.9    US surveillance leak source revealed Jun.10   Hong Kong   US spy leaker 'defending liberty'
  Edward Snowden, ex-CIA employee has said he acted to 'protect basic liberties for people around the world' in leaking details of US surveillance
 Edward Snowden, 29, was revealed as the source of the leaks at his own request by the Guardian newspaper. Snowden, who has fled to Hong Kong, said he had an 'obligation to help free people from oppression'
Jun.13   Washington   White House: Syria crosses 'red line'   Syria used sarin gas, against rebels, a move that is prompting the U.S. to increase the 'scale and scope' of its support for the opposition Jun.18  Qatar  US, Taliban to hold Afghanistan peace talks in Qatar Jun.26   U.S. Supreme Court Historic US rulings for gay marriage   The US Supreme Court has struck down a law denying federal benefits to gay couples and cleared the way for same-sex marriage in California Jun.27  U.S. Senate  US Senate passes immigration reform Jul.12  Moscow  Snowden meets activists at airport Jul.15   New York US protests after Florida verdict
Jul.18   Detroit Detroit in largest US bankruptcy   The city, once a symbol of US industrial power, has become the largest US city ever to file for bankruptcy, with debts of at least $15bn Jul.29   Washington Mid-East peace talks resume in US Aug.1   Moscow   Snowden leaves airport, can stay in Russia, lawyer says  National Security Agency leaker Edward Snowden's application for political asylum has been approved, and he has left a Moscow airport Aug.2   Washington U.S. issues global travel alert due to al Qaeda threat Aug.6  Yemen  US flies embassy staff out of Yemen Aug.7  Washington  Obama cancels Putin talks over Snowden Aug.28   Washington Obama 'sure Syria behind attack' Aug.30  Washington  Syria attack killed 1,429 - Kerry Aug.31  Washington  Obama to seek Congress vote on Syria Sep.1   Washington US 'has evidence of Syrian sarin use' Sep.6   St. Petersburg Russia and US 'no closer' on Syria at G20 Sep.10  Washington  Obama: Military ready for attacking Syria if diplomacy fails Sep.11  Moscow  Putin issues plea to US over Syria Sep.12  Western Afghanistan  Afghan Taliban attack US consulate Sep.14   Geneva   US and Russia reach agreement in Syria weapons talks   Secretary of State Kerry and Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov have reached an agreement on a framework for securing Syria's chemical weapons Sep.17  Brazil  Rousseff's U.S. visit postponed over alleged spying Sep.24  UN Gen. Assembly  U.S., Iranian presidents share U.N. spotlight Sep.27   Iran   Obama and Rouhani speak by phone   U.S. President Barack Obama spoke by phone with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, the first communication between U.S. and Iranian leaders since... Sep.30   Washington US begins shutdown amid budget row   The government has begun a partial shutdown after the House of Representatives refused to approve a budget for next year Oct.1   'Obamacare' launches amid shutdown  A central provision of President Obama's healthcare reform law has taken effect, having survived Republicans' years-long effort to undermine... Oct.9  Washington  Janet Yellen nominated by Obama to head US Federal Reserve Oct.16   U.S. Senate Senate passes US budget deal Oct.21  Paris  French fury over US spying claims Oct.23   Berlin Merkel concern at 'US phone spying' Oct.24  Brussels  Merkel urges US to restore trust at EU summit Oct.25   Brussels EU: Spying scandal may hurt terror fight   European leaders warned that reports of widespread spying on world leaders by the NSA have raised 'deep concerns' among Europeans Nov.5  New York  Democrats win NYC and Virginia polls Nov.18   Jakarta Indonesia anger at Australia spy row Nov.21   Washington U.S., Afghanistan agree security pact Nov.21   Dallas US remembers Kennedy 50 years later Dec.3  Beijing  Biden arrives in China amid tensions Dec.10   Johannesburg Obama pays tribute at Mandela memorial Dec.16  Washington  NSA phone data grab 'against constitution' Dec.20  Scotland  Lockerbie bombing: Services mark 25th anniversary