Top Stories: Refugees Flee Syria; Crews Battle Wildfires In California

Good morning.

Our early headlines:

Are You Better Off? That’s The Question As Democrats Gather.

Power’s Still Out For Many After Isaac, And They’re Boiling.

Other stories in the news:

“U.N. Says 100,000 Refugees Fled Syria In August.” (The Associated Press)

– “Crews Hope Cooler Temps, High Humidity” Will Help In Battle Against Wildfire In California’s San Gabriel Montains. (Southern California Public Radio)

– “Afghans Seek A Homegrown Plan For Security.” (Morning Edition)

– “Lufthansa Cancels Hundreds Of Flights As Strikes Hit.” (Reuters)

– “In Authoritarian North Korea, Hints Of Reform.” (The Washington Post)

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