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Across Mideast, Arabs Hail Shoe-Hurling Journalist

Updated: 12/15/2008 - Thousands of Iraqis took to the streets Monday to demand the release of a reporter who threw his shoes at President George W. Bush, as Arabs across many parts of the Middle East hailed the journalist as a hero and praised his insult as a proper send-off to the unpopular U.S. president.

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Stock Futures Modestly Higher on Auto Rescue Hopes

Updated: 12/15/2008 - Wall Street headed for a modestly higher open Monday, kept afloat by the hope that the White House will give U.S. automakers short-term assistance to keep them from failing.

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Palin's Burned-Out Church Holds Services Elsewhere

Updated: 12/15/2008 - Members of Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin's church gathered in high spirits at a middle school Sunday, two days after their building was badly damaged by a fire authorities are investigating as arson.

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Progress To Restore Power To Northeast Slow

Updated: 12/15/2008 - A church-turned-shelter dished up donated lobster casserole, pot roast and barbecued chicken, while a general store five miles away threw out spoiled meat and melted ice cream as utility crews struggled to repair power lines snapped by New England's devastating ice storm.

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Country Legends Cares Campaign Continues

Updated: 12/14/2008 - Sunday they were at the Home Depot on Wanamaker from 12 to 4 p.m. collecting new and unwrapped toys for needy families at the Topeka Rescue Mission.

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Woman Robbed of Purse Saturday Night

Updated: 12/14/2008 - It happened about 7:15 last night. A white male in his 30's, 5-foot-10 and 200 pounds approached a female at NW Fairchild and Van buren.

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Dissent Marks Bush's Last Trip To Iraq

Updated: 12/15/2008 - President Bush got a size-10 reminder of the fervent opposition to his policies when a man threw two shoes at him - one after another - during a news conference with Iraq Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki.

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Kids Learn Valuable Lessons at Hope Place

Updated: 12/14/2008 - Girl Scouts made ornaments with the kids at the Hope Place, next to the Topeka Rescue Mission. They enjoyed their time there...and learned valuable lessons.

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FDR's New Deal Blueprint For Obama

Updated: 12/14/2008 - "We need action, and action now," said President-elect Barack Obama. "That is why I have asked my economic team to develop an economic recovery plan for both Wall Street and Main Street that will help save or create two million jobs."

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Adventurer Rescued 75 Miles Short Of Goal

Updated: 12/14/2008 - An Italian adventurer who spent 10 months rowing more than 9,500 nautical miles across the Pacific has been rescued a mere 65 nautical miles short of his goal - Australia - after rough weather sapped him of his final shreds of energy.

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Zoos Shorten Elephants' Lives, Study Says

Updated: 12/14/2008 - Researchers compared the life spans of elephants in European zoos with those living in Amboseli National Park in Kenya and others working on a timber enterprise in Myanmar. Animals in the wild or in natural working conditions had life spans twice that or more of their relatives in zoos.

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Teacher Sells Advertising On Tests

Updated: 12/14/2008 - America's public schools are being sorely tested by the economic crisis, with states and cities across the nation cutting their education budgets. That's forcing teachers to come up with unusual solutions, CBS News correspondent John Blackstone reports.

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Staff Shortage Causes Autopsy Backlog

Updated: 12/14/2008 - A staffing shortage at a Wichita center that performs autopsies for dozens of Kansas counties has caused a backlog that in some cases has delayed death certificates that are required before survivors can collect life insurance.

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Suspicious Fire Burns Palin's Church

Updated: 12/14/2008 - A "suspicious" fire devastated the church attended by Alaska Gov. and former vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin on Friday night in her hometown of Wasilla, the church's minister said.

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U.S. Troops Get Permission To Stay In Iraqi Cities

Updated: 12/14/2008 - The Iraqi Defense Ministry says some American troops may remain in urban areas beyond a summer deadline to pull back but only with the permission of the Iraqi government.

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Obama Will Return To Chicago On Breaks

Updated: 12/14/2008 - When President-elect Barack Obama heads home for a break from the White House, he won't go to a sprawling ranch or private seaside compound.

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India Wants "Normalized" Relations with Pakistan

Updated: 12/14/2008 - India's prime minister said Sunday he wants "normalized" relations with Pakistan amid rising tensions between the South Asian rivals following the Mumbai attacks that left more than 160 people dead.

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Athens Calm After Violence

Updated: 12/14/2008 - Athens was calm Sunday after eight days of the worst riots Greece has seen in decades, sparked by the police killing of a teenager.

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