Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad addressed the United Nations General Assembly claiming Iran is under threat of military action from uncivilized Zionists. He did not address his country's nuclear program, however.
Hundreds of Iranian-Americans gathered outside the U.N. during the speech, calling for Iran's U.N. Seat to be handed to the Iranian Resistance for Secular Democracy and Human Rights.
The United States U.N. delegation was not present for Ahmadinejad's speech.
General debate continues today with leaders from Palestine and Israel which is scheduled for this morning, and speakers from Libya, Iraq, Greece and China will deliver remarks throughout the rest of the day.
When it's all over, some 120 speakers will have addressed the 67th Session of the General Assembly this year.
Authorities in Colorado have the go-ahead to collect a palm print and DNA sample from mass shooting suspect James Holmes, who is charged with 152 counts for the July shooting that killed 12 and wounded 58 others.
A judge ordered the action Wednesday after prosecutors argued that they needed the palm print to compare with one found inside the movie theater where the shooting took place.
They asked for the DNA sample for the same reason.
Pending home sales were up in June and July, and this morning we get the report for August.
The National Association of Realtors will release the pending home sales index at 10 am EST. It measures housing contract activity -- where a real estate contract was signed but hasn't yet closed.
Economists expect the figure for August to be up compared to the same time last year, but it may show slower growth than the July report.
Family, friends and fans are remembering legendary crooner Andy Williams today after he died at his Branson, Missouri home after a year long battle with bladder cancer.
Williams was one of the most popular vocalists of the 1960s with hits like "Moon River" and a string of Christmas TV specials in the 70s and 80s.
He was 84-years-old.