[SeMissourian.com] Overcast ~ 36°F  
River stage: 14.68 ft. Rising
Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014
President Bush, left, held up a falcon Sunday as the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi Sheik Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, right, watched during a visit to the Royal Stables at the Al Asayl Racing and Equestrian Club near the town of Sowaihan in United Arab Emirates. (PABLO MARTINEZ MONSIVAIS ~ Associated Press)