Our early headlines:
— Pressure For Truce Grows, But Israel And Hamas Continue Firing.
— U.S. Policy Is To Say 'Burma;' Obama Also Uses 'Myanmar'.
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In New York City's Rockaway neighborhood, a sign asking for help in the clean-up.
In New York City's Rockaway neighborhood, a sign asking for help in the clean-up. Spencer Platt/Getty Images
Other stories in the news:
— "As Coasts Rebuild And U.S. Pays, Repeatedly, The Critics Ask Why." (The New York Times)
— "Stock Futures Up On Optimism Over Budget Talks." (Reuters)
— "Petraeus Biographer: Devastated By Affair Fallout." (The Associated Press)
— "Obama Meets With Cambodia's Longtime 'Strongman.' " (The Associated Press)
— "Twinkies May Find Buyer, Hostess CEO Says." (ABC News)
— " 'Elmo' Accuser Flip Flops On Accusation." (New York's Daily News)