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Rush is on to get Rescue Plan Moving

Posted: 10/13/2008 - With the world's financial markets on a stomach-churning ride, the Bush administration is scrambling to get a $700 billion rescue effort for the U.S. banking system up and running. And Europe's central banks began to take unified actions Monday aimed at easing the credit crisis.

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Oil Rebounds on Europe Bank Rescue Plan

Posted: 10/13/2008 - A pledge by European countries to keep banks from collapsing injected optimism into oil markets Monday, with prices rebounding from a 13-month low to rise above US$80 a barrel. Gasoline and heating oil also recorded substantial gains.

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Sebelius Busy Campaigning For Obama

Posted: 10/12/2008 - Sebelius has traveled 15 days outside of Kansas since August 1st on behalf of the Democratic presidential hopeful.

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Kansas Toddler Dies of E.coli

Updated: 10/12/2008 - A mayor in southwest Kansas says an 18-month-old boy in his town has died from E.coli infection and the toddler's brother is recovering from the same disease.

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Post Office Closed Monday

Updated: 10/12/2008 - In observance of Columbus Day, the post office will be closed.

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Topeka Sailor Remembers Intrepid

Posted: 10/12/2008 - Jerry W. Preston is a former sailor who served on the U.S.S. Intrepid. He sat down with 13 News to discuss the ship, life at sea and life in the Navy.

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Zoo Offers Twilight Tours

Posted: 10/12/2008 - The zoo is even wilder at night! Bring your family or come by yourself and become part of the nighttime activity at the zoo.

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Blighted San Francisco district touts its history

Posted: 10/12/2008 - In the Tenderloin, corner stores sell more alcohol than food, drug-addled pan handlers shake paper cups at passers-by and churches vie for real estate with strip clubs.

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Tax rebate, food stamp money possible in aid plan

Posted: 10/12/2008 - After consulting with Barack Obama, Democratic leaders are likely to call Congress back to work after the election in hopes of passing legislation that would include extended jobless benefits, money for food stamps and possibly a tax rebate, officials said Saturday.

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Analysts: GM would need cash to acquire Chrysler

Posted: 10/12/2008 - For General Motors Corp. to acquire Chrysler LLC and all of its warts, GM would have to get desperately needed cash as part of the deal. Lots of it, according to industry analysts.

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Bailout managers may be buying own securities

Posted: 10/12/2008 - The government's plan to make sure private managers of a $700 billion bailout plan are free of conflicts of interest is weak, according to some critics, and allows too much room for abuse.

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Palin has mixed record as fiscal conservative

Posted: 10/12/2008 - Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin, the Republican nominee for vice president, bills herself as a fiscal conservative. But that can be a relative term when you're governor of a state gushing with oil money.

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All that money you've lost _ where did it go?

Posted: 10/12/2008 - Trillions in stock market value - gone. Trillions in retirement savings - gone. A huge chunk of the money you paid for your house, the money you're saving for college, the money your boss needs to make payroll - gone, gone, gone.

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Residents get OK to return after Pa. chemical leak

Posted: 10/12/2008 - About 2,500 people who fled when a corrosive liquid overflowed from a tank at a chemical plant and evaporated were allowed to return home Sunday after authorities determined that no toxins remained in the air.

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Draft: Europe would guarantee inter-bank loans

Posted: 10/12/2008 - A draft declaration by euro-zone leaders says their governments plan to temporarily guarantee future loans among private banks to unlock frozen credit markets.

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Clintons launch campaign swing for Obama in Pa.

Posted: 10/12/2008 - When Bill and Hillary Clinton take the stage Sunday at a campaign rally in Pennsylvania, it will be the launch of an active campaign for their former nemesis Barack Obama in the home stretch of the 2008 presidential race.

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