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An armed man was killed after trying to breach an Ohio FBI office

An armed man clad in body armor who tried to breach the FBI's Cincinnati office on Thursday was shot and killed by police after he fled the scene and engaged in an hourslong standoff.

Trump says he won't oppose the release of documents tied to the Mar-a-Lago search

Attorney General Merrick Garland has moved to unseal the warrant used to search former President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago residence.

New Yorkers are noticing something odd: Squirrels are laid out on all fours

People across the city noticed the squirrels flat on their stomachs — all four legs splayed out. The city's parks department said it's normal for four-legged critters to cool down by flattening out.

If you were overcharged 25 cents, what lengths would you go to get it back?

In 1999 a lawyer in India noticed he was overcharged for train tickets and sued the railway. Decades go by, and after more than 100 court appearances, a court awarded him about $200 plus a refund.

The House is set to pass the Democrats' climate, health and taxes bill

House passage would cap a run of success for President Biden's party as they face midterms and headwinds from former President Trump's allies.

Former Trump Organization CFO to appear in New York court on alleged tax fraud

Lawyers for the Trump Organization and its former chief financial officer on Friday will ask a New York state judge to dismiss a sweeping criminal indictment filed against them last year.

There are still no official results in Kenya's presidential election

While Kenyans wait for the final results, the electoral commission has done something new this year. It has posted some early results online but that seems to be causing confusion.

Ridley turns a horrific true story involving Hurricane Katrina into a scripted drama

The Apple TV+ series Five Days at Memorial explores a terrible question: How did 45 patients die at a New Orleans hospital after Hurricane Katrina? Executive producer John Ridley has answers.