RB Adrian Peterson leads the way for Vikings Minnesota Vikings rookie running back Adrian Peterson now holds the team record for rushing yards in a single game -- 224, as he lead the team to a 34-31 win over the Chicago Bears Sunday.6:50 a.m.
A Day in the Life of a Tireless Imam
An imam serves as a link between Muslims and God. In Virginia, Imam Lamptey guides worshippers in prayer, but he also fills many other roles, from marriage counselor to financial adviser. His religious responsibilities compel him to devote long days serving his community.
In the Philippines, Religion and Nature Collide
Many Catholics in the Philippines see natural disasters as acts of God. But a growing number of religious groups there and elsewhere in the world are encouraging worshippers to give God a hand by caring for the environment.
DVDs of Early Films Show Nothing Was Taboo
A new collection of movies, cartoons and newsreels shows that few social issues were too controversial for early 20th century filmmakers. The set, Treasures III: Social Issues in American Film, examines atheism, communism and experimental marriage.
Rice Cautious on Mideast Peace Progress
The secretary of State's West Bank visit with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas follows a Sunday meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert. She continues to set low expectations for a November peace conference in Maryland.
U.S. Mulls Iraqi Demand to Expel Blackwater
The U.S. Embassy in Baghdad considers the Iraqi government's demand that Blackwater USA be expelled from the country within six months. Iraqi investigators say Blackwater opened fire without provocation in a Baghdad square, killing 17 Iraqi civilians. The FBI has launched its own investigation.
Atlanta Shooting Suspect to Use Insanity Defense
Jury selection begins in Atlanta in the trial of Brian Nichols, the man charged with killing four people as he escaped from the Fulton County Court House in March 2005. Nichols' attorneys said they would raise the insanity defense.
Hopefuls Court South Carolina's Black Voters
At this early point in the 2008 presidential campaign, South Carolina's African-American voters get special attention from the Democratic presidential contenders. Churches, hair salons and barber shops are sure venues to stump for votes.
California Grapples with Water Shortage
California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger calls a special session of the legislature to deal with the state's biggest water shortage in 15 years. Arid conditions set the stage for huge cuts in water shipments to southern California farms and residences.
Banks to Create Mortgage Securities Rescue Fund
Three of the country's largest banks are expected to create a large rescue fund to ease the pain on mortgages securities. The plan, backed by the Treasury Department, is designed to assure investors that it's OK to put more money into the troubled credit market.