A Face Made for Painting

Here’s the latest edition of Some Stories You Won't Find on any other Sunday show:

Celebrating Independence

Reports out of Indonesia say that to celebrate 60 years of independence the government plans to give amnesty next week to more than 50,000 jailed criminals.

Scheduled to be released, a cleric named Abu Bakar Bashir (search), who is behind bars as the mastermind of the Bali nightclub bombings that killed more than 200 people.

Compares People to Animals

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (search) got a hostile response at a rally against abusing animals. According to a Connecticut newspaper, there were shouts of outrage when the group compared photos of butchered livestock and dead baby seals to historic photographs of black people being lynched.

A spokesman says PETA is reconsidering its animal liberation campaign.

A Face Made for Painting

And it's often said Alan Greenspan's (search) face — whether smiling or frowning — can move financial markets. Well, it turns out that it can also pay for graduate school.

Twenty-four-year-old Erin Crowe says she started painting Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan because he has a great face for portraits. So far she's sold 18 paintings for $1,000-4,000 each.