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Silent and shadowy, two hulks lie under the Gulf of Mexico's warm waters, unmoved since their deadly encounter 72 years ago during World War II.
Now, the future has come to take a closer look.
Tense. Chaotic. Dangerous.
Three bank robbery suspects led police on an hour-long chase through Northern California on Wednesday, spraying patrol cruisers with bullets and shooting at least two of the three hostages they took.
Authorities were telling hundreds of people in western Washington to leave their homes immediately Wednesday evening because of a fast-moving wildfire, a spokeswoman for the state's Department of Natural Resources said.