Morning Must Reads: August 26

In the news: Syria, MLK, the Bo Xilai trial, Millennials vs. Washington, and climate change

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The early morning sun rises behind the US Capitol Building in Washington, DC.

  • U.N. team headed to site of alleged chemical attack came under sniper fire and turned back. [WashPost]
  • On 50th ‘Dream’ Anniversary, Obama seeks MLK moment
  • Bo Xilai trial concludes as the public feasts on details of his alleged excesses.
  • Senator Lindsey Graham faces pressure from his right. [NYT]
  • “The Outsiders: How Can Millennials Change Washington If They Hate It?” [Atlantic]
  • Obama has bypassed Congress to enact his goals addressing climate change. [Hill]
    • U.S. oil production has reached its highest level in two decades. [WSJ]