Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton speaks about Syria, Monday, Sept. 9, 2013, in the South Court Auditorium on the White House Complex in Washington, during a the White House Forum to Combat Wildlife Trafficking. Clinton said any move by Syria to surrender its chemical weapons to international control would be an "important step."
Authorities search an abandoned building for a man who escaped a courthouse in Detroit, Monday, Sept. 9, 2013. Derreck White, 25, who police said also used the name Abraham Pearson, was awaiting sentencing in an armed robbery and escaped a Detroit courthouse on Monday after stabbing a sheriff's deputy several times in the neck and carjacking a motorist. The escape prompted a lockdown of the facility and sparked a manhunt.
Wayne County Sheriff's Department personnel rush from the the Frank Murphy Hall of Justice to look for an escaped prisoner Monday, Sept. 9, 2013, in Detroit. Authorities say Derreck White, 25, who police said also used the name Abraham Pearson, sparked a manhunt and prompted a courthouse lockdown after stabbing a sheriff's deputy several times in the neck, stealing his uniform then carjacking a motorist in his escape.
A boat is battered on the south jetty of the Manasquan Inlet in Point Pleasant Beach, NJ, early Monday, Sept. 9, 2013. The boat was being towed by another through the inlet when it broke free and ran aground. The towing boat also ran aground and was destroyed by the surf, according to police.
Dogs that are leashed to a fence outside of PS234, watch as school children line up to enter, Monday, Sept. 9, 2013 in New York. The dogs were left outside by owners who brought their children to school. It's the first day back for New York City's 1 million public school students.
Mustafa Abu Bekir, 23, second from left, reacts as he meets with his relatives after crossing the Turkish Cilvegozu gate border, Monday, Sept. 9, 2013. Abu Bekir, said he was severely wounded by a bomb dropped from a Syrian army warplane, while fighting with the Free Syrian Army a month ago in Idlib. Public opinion surveys show intense American skepticism about military intervention in Syria, even among those who believe Syria's government used chemical weapons on its people. The United States, citing intelligence reports, says the lethal nerve agent sarin was used in an Aug. 21 attack outside Damascus, and that 1,429 people died, including 426 children.