A U.S. official tells CNN that the U.S. is prepared to strike Syria "within hours".
That is if the president orders military action. The Obama administration laid out its case for retaliation, because they believe the Syrian government did in fact use chemical weapons against its own people.
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry called the attack "inexcusable" and "undeniable," and said there was "a clear reason that the world has banned entirely chemical weapons."
"Anyone who could claim that an attack of this staggering scale could be contrived or fabricated needs to check their conscience and their own moral compass. What is before us today is real, and it is compelling," Kerry said.
A senior administration official tells CNN that President Obama will be presented with final options regarding actions against Syria in the next few days.
OutFront: Republican Congressman Peter King. He sits on both the House Homeland Security Committee and the House Intelligence Committee.
Last night's Video Music Awards performance by Miley Cyrus sparked a huge controversy. A number of people say her "twerking" went too far.
I'm just really disappointed in Miley Cyrus. She could've been a young classy woman but no. She became this. pic.twitter.com/xs5kaJ2ybq
— U:* (@callmi_kaski) August 26, 2013
Here are five other musical moments that shocked people:
Elvis Presley's hips are deemed too hot for TV. The Ed Sullivan Show, worried about his "offensive" gyrations, shoots him from the waist up.
Diana Ross, a presenter at the VMAs, playfully cups Lil' Kim's bare breast.
Madonna, during a performance at the VMAS, plants a kiss on Britney Spears...and then Christina Aguilera.
Kanye West brings the show to a grinding halt when he interrupts Taylor Swift's acceptance speech.
Lady Gaga shocks VMA viewers with her dress made of raw meat.
What do you think was the most shocking musical moment of all time? One of these or something else?
Where does Miley's "twerking" rank on the list?