Milestones Sep. 5, 2005

SPARED. ELLSWORTH AIR FORCE BASE in South Dakota; the NAVAL SUBMARINE BASE NEW LONDON in Groton, Conn.; and Maine's PORTSMOUTH NAVAL SHIPYARD; by the independent base-closing commission, which voted to keep them open in a rejection of the Pentagon's cost-saving plans; in Arlington, Va. At the same time, the panel voted to close the historic but aging Walter Reed Army Medical Center, which has treated Presidents, foreign leaders and military men and women for a century. The recommendations must still be approved by President Bush and Congress.

ARRESTED. SATISH and DEEPAK KALPOE, 18 and 21, brothers previously detained and released in...

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