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NEWPORT, R.I. (AP) — Just beneath the placid, sailboat-dotted surface of Narragansett Bay, torpedo-shaped vehicles spin and pivot to their own rhythm, carrying out missions programmed by their U.S. Navy masters.
MILWAUKEE (AP) — A religious leader willing to do anything for his beloved, tight-knit Sikh community. A former farmer who left his fields in rural northern India and found a new home at the temple. A joke-telling Sikh priest whose family had just arrived from India. The mother who gave everything of herself for her family and her faith. A pair of brothers who lived together a half a world away from their family to serve as temple priests.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Call it the historic Senate session that wasn't.
OAK CREEK, Wis. (AP) — Wade Michael Page played in white supremacist heavy metal bands and posted frequent comments on Internet forums for skinheads, repeatedly exhorting members to act more decisively to support their cause.
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — For the legal team defending the suspect in a deadly Tucson mass shooting, reaching a plea deal was just one step. Convincing a judge that Jared Lee Loughner is competent enough to enter a plea depends on how he behaves in court Tuesday.
PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton says the defections of Syria's prime minister and other senior officials increase the urgency of planning for the ouster of Syrian President Bashar Assad.
MILWAUKEE (AP) — His community under attack, Sikh Temple of Wisconsin president Satwant Singh Kaleka fought back with all his strength and a simple butter knife, trying to stab a murderous gunman before taking two fatal gunshots to the leg.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A 9th-grader from the Philadelphia area was considering an admissions offer by a private boarding school after it announced a new policy to treat HIV-positive applicants the same as others.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Two 13-year-old Ohio boys who stole a parent's car and drove it hundreds of miles to Kansas City, Mo., were found sleeping in a downtown alley, police said.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Don't look now: The feds may be gaining on GOP governors who've balked at carrying out a key part of President Barack Obama's health care overhaul law.