Sanctions on Syria, Scandal in College Football, and Gorbachev’s Legacy: Today’s Here and Now

1:06pm: The White House is announcing new sanctions on Syria and tells the country’s president, Bashar Assad, to step down. The move comes after five months of anti-government protests and a government crackdown that has killed over 1,800 civilians. A UN report released today says the Syrian crackdown “may amount to crimes against humanity,” and […]