Oregon Standoff Turns Deadly, Trump Pulls Out of Next GOP Debate, Lyft Settles Worker Classification Lawsuit: A.M. Links
- Eight of the people who had occupied a federal wildlife refuge in Oregon are in police custody, including brothers Ammon and Ryan Bundy, after a confrontation with police Tuesday. The group's spokesman, LaVoy Finicum, was killed.
- Donald Trump says he won't appear in the next Republican presidential debate, which is scheduled for Fox News Thursday night.
- Ride-sharing service Lyft has agreed to pay $12.25 million in a worker classification lawsuit in California, yet will continue to classify its drivers as independent contractors, not employees.
- House Democrats are trying to disband a special investigative committee on Planned Parenthood's fetal-tissue donation program after the anti-abortion activists who fueled the investigation were indicted in Texas.
- The man behind America's "hot yoga" craze, Bikram Choudhury, was ordered to pay over $7 million in a sexual harassment lawsuit.
- Santa Claus was arrested for driving under the influence in Iowa Idaho.
- Everything you've been told about calories is wrong.
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