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FIGHTING BETWEEN ISRAEL AND HAMAS. Middle-east Madness Mounts.
While Palestinian militants keep firing rockets to Israel, the Israeli military widens its offensive to target military commanders of the ruling Islamist group. Meanwhile, Islamist demands include open Gaza borders and international guarantees that Israel will halt all attacks on the tiny territory.

OBAMA IN MYANMAR. Landmark Trip To The Former Burma.
The first US president to visit this country says he's encouraged by signs of progress toward democratic reform inside this long-isolated nation. He's now off to visit Cambodia.

BLOOMBERG, CHRISTIE, CUOMO. Tested By Sandy.
The N.Y. and N.J. governors, as well as the mayor of NYC showed various leadership styles, but received mixed reviews from the public.

A FISCAL CLIFF SOLUTION. Congressional Compromise.
Large scale problems facing Congress and White House negotiators include tax rates, demanding constituents, who are liberal or conservative.

COLLEGE STUDENTS SEEKING CREDITS. On-Line Academia.
Internet-based course developers seek to make their online courses credit-worthy.