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Reported strikes in Syria and other headlines

Morning headlines: reports of airstrikes to help the Kurds fight ISIS over a city near the Turkish border, lots of Senate debates tonight, Putin's birthday.

Coalition warplanes reportedly strike ISIS in Syria in support of the Kurds. (NY Times)

"It's Super Tuesday for Senate debates." (NY Times)

GOP Senate races get cash infusion. (Wall Street Journal)

V.A. chief moves to fire two top officials with ties to scandals. (Washington Post)

Turkish police clash with protesters denouncing ISIS. (AP)

Big banks face new round of charges from the Justice Department. (NY Times)

It's Vladimir Putin's birthday. (AP) These guys got him an art show depicting Putin doing the 12 Labors of Hercules. (New York Magazine)

Nobel Prize in Physics celebrates blue light diodes. (NBC News)

What are you reading this morning? Let us know in the comments, please.