Good morning.

Earlier, we posted a guide to "who's who and what's what" in the Petraeus affair.

As for other stories making headlines, they include:

-- "Residents Flee Air Strikes On Syria Border Town." ( Reuters)

-- "Falling Off The Fiscal Cliff Would Only Dent The Deficit." ( It's All Politics)

-- "Obama Considering John Kerry For Job Of Defense Secretary." ( The Washington Post)

-- "Microsoft Windows Chief Steven Sinofsky Leaves Abruptly." ( The Seattle Times)

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