What We're Following This Morning

Editor’s Note: This article previously appeared in a different format as part of The Atlantic’s Notes section, retired in 2021.

Arrests in the Oregon Bundy standoff: Eight members of a group occupying an Oregon wildlife refuge are in custody, and one is dead after a traffic stop Tuesday afternoon. Ammon Bundy, the leader of the occupation, and his brother Ryan were both arrested. Police have not publicly identified the man who was killed, and have not said who fired first. Some of the people were arrested elsewhere. They face federal felony charges of conspiracy to impede officers of the United States from discharging their official duties through the use of force, intimidation, or threats. The occupation had just passed the three-week mark. We’ll have more soon.

Trump-Fox News debate standoff: Republican frontrunner Donald Trump has announced he will boycott Thursday’s GOP debate, the final one before the Iowa caucus on Monday, because he believes moderator Megyn Kelly is biased against him.

Football player suffered from CTE: Doctors say Josh Sash, a former NFL safety, had chronic traumatic encephalopathy, a brain disease linked to repeated head trauma, before he died of an overdose in September. Sash, 27, won a Super Bowl with the New York Giants in 2012.

Shooting in Seattle: Two people are dead and three injured after a shooting at a homeless encampment in Seattle. Police say they believe the shooting was targeted.

Abe Vigoda: Is, sadly, dead. He was 94.