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KMAJ Helping Those in Need

Updated: 12/04/2008 - A Topeka radio station is once again helping some people in need. KMAJ is hosting their 11th annual Adopt-a-Family Radiothon.

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Holder's Role In Pardon Could Make Democrats Squirm

Posted: 12/04/2008 - Eric Holder’s role in the pardon of Marc Rich is unlikely to derail his nomination as attorney general, but it will give Senate Republicans a chance to make their Democratic colleagues squirm.

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Former U.N. Official: Darfur "Obscene"

Posted: 12/04/2008 - "I'm angry at having presided over the first genocide of the 21st century," said Mukesh Kapila, a British doctor and former U.N. official.

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Former FBI Agent Speaks Out

Posted: 12/04/2008 - Former FBI agent John Connolly, whose fall from celebrated mob-buster to paid gangland flunky captivated a South Florida courtroom for weeks, broke his long silence Thursday at his sentencing hearing.

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Representative Hangs Up On Obama -- Twice

Posted: 12/04/2008 - First she hung up on President-elect Barack Obama — twice. Now Republican Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen is fielding calls from angry constituents who think she did it on purpose.

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Bush Buys Post White House Home

Posted: 12/04/2008 - President Bush and first lady Laura Bush have bought a home in an affluent neighborhood of north Dallas where they will live after the president leaves office in January.

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Three Men Indicted in Boy's Death

Posted: 12/04/2008 - Three men, including a small-town police chief, were indicted Thursday on involuntary manslaughter counts in the gun-fair death of an 8-year-old who accidentally shot himself in the head with an Uzi that a prosecutor said he never should have been allowed to handle.

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NJ Woman Suing Over Toilet Seat Break

Posted: 12/04/2008 - A New Jersey woman is suing a Pennsylvania sports bar and restaurant, saying she got stuck inside a toilet bowl for 20 minutes when the seat broke.

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Could Knut Get the Boot?

Posted: 12/04/2008 - The star of the Berlin Zoo is a fully grown bear with yellowish fur who, at 440 pounds, has grown too big for his enclosure. Worried fans are lobbying for him to stay, but the zoo officials says he will have to move if it does not build a new enclosure for him, which appears virtually impossible due to lack of space.

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Unemployment Benefits Reaches 26-Year-High

Posted: 12/04/2008 - More evidence of consumers' weary state and the nation's deteriorating job market came Thursday with reports that people continuing to draw unemployment benefits climbed to a 26-year high, while retail sales and orders to U.S. factories sank.

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New LBJ Tapes Show Concern About Nixon

Posted: 12/04/2008 - In the last months of his administration, President Lyndon Johnson voiced worry over the Vietnam peace talks and stridently suggested that associates of Richard Nixon were attempting to keep South Vietnam away from the table until after the 1968 election.

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Automakers Face Skeptical Lawmakers

Posted: 12/04/2008 - U.S. automakers drew fresh skepticism from lawmakers Thursday in a rocky confrontation over their pleas for an expanded $34 billion rescue package they say they need to survive. Congressional analysts said one bailout plan under consideration would fall short of what the carmakers want.

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Madonna Postpones Opening Concert in Argentina

Posted: 12/04/2008 - Madonna's Wednesday-night opening concert at River Plate Stadium was delayed because mechanical problems delayed the plane transporting some of her wardrobe and sound equipment

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Oprah to Host TV show from Washington

Posted: 12/04/2008 - Harpo Productions says Oprah Winfrey will host a live episode of "The Oprah Winfrey Show" from the Kennedy Center Opera House on January 19, the day before Barack Obama takes the presidential oath of office.

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Wall Street Reacts Calmly to more Bad News

Posted: 12/04/2008 - Wall Street showed further signs of stability Thursday as investors calmly took in a flurry of downbeat economic and corporate data and largely held on to the gains they've made for more than a week.

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