Here's the latest news for Monday, Aug. 20th: Obama: Chemical weapons in Syria are a 'red line'; Senate candidate apologizes
but won't abandon race; Augusta National adds first 2 female members; Humorist Phyllis Diller dies at 95 in Los Angeles.
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-------------------------------[Notes:ANCHOR VOICE]This is A-P News Minute.President barack obama says U-S thinking on military involvement in Syria would change if chemical or biological weapons came into play in the civil war.The U-S has been reluctant to intervene militarily in the civil war so far.[Notes:VIDEO: KTVI Must Courtesy: Fox 2 KTVI & NEWS 11 KPLR]Missouri Representative todd akin apologized for saying women's bodies are able to prevent pregnancies if they're victims of a "legitimate rape."but he refuses to heed calls to abandon his bid for the senate.For the first time in its 80 year history, augusta national golf club has female members.The home of the masters invited former secretary of state condoleezza rice and south carolina financier darla moore to become the first women in green jackets when the club opens for a new season in octoberAnd Phyllis Diller -- who made a career in nightclubs and on TV at a time when female comedians were rare-- has died.Her longtime manager says she died peacefully in her sleep... And "with a smile on her face."Diller was 95.__ ___, The Associated Press with AP News Minute.