Gunshots tore through a Sunday prayer service at a Sikh temple in Oak Creek, Wis., a suburb just south of Milwaukee. Seven people have been confirmed dead including the gunman. For more on the shooting, Steve Inskeep talks to Don Walker, a reporter for the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.
Law enforcement officials confirm that the man they say was the gunman was Wade Michael Page, 40. Authorities are treating the attack as a possible act of domestic terrorism. They're looking at ties between Page white supremacist groups.
Florida wildlife officials are pressing charges against a man for feeding an alligator in the Everglades. The News-Press in Fort Myers, Fla., says the man was giving an Indiana family a tour when he dangled a fish off the boat. An alligator snapped up the fish — and the man's hand.
Hundreds of people gathered in Times Square Sunday night to watch NASA TV. The landing of the Mars rover Curiosity was being shown on the big screen there. It was on the same screen that displays the countdown on New Year's Eve.
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