Ammon Bundy makes his way from the entrance of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge Headquarters in Burns, Oregon on January 6, 2016. A small group of armed activists remained holed up at a remote US federal wildlife refuge in Oregon, vowing to leave only if asked by local residents. AFP PHOTO/ ROB KERR / AFP / ROB KERR        (Photo credit should read ROB KERR/AFP/Getty Images)

Ammon Bundy, Other Protesters Arrested In Oregon; LaVoy Finicum Killed:

Ammon Bundy, leader of the armed protesters who took over a federal wildlife refuge in Oregon, was arrested and one of his followers was killed in a highway traffic stop Tuesday.

A law enforcement official told CNN that authorities pulled over two vehicles. Everyone obeyed orders to surrender except two people: LaVoy Finicum and Bundy’s brother, Ryan Bundy, the official said.

Shots were fired, but it’s unclear who fired first, the official said. Ryan Bundy was injured, but Finicum died, the official added.

Finicum was one of the most outspoken occupiers who took over the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge near Burns on January 2 to protest federal land policies.

Abe Vigoda, Of ‘Barney Miller’ And ‘Godfather’ Fame, Dies At 94:

Abe Vigoda, who played the decrepit Detective Phil Fish in the television sitcom “Barney Miller” and Mafia lieutenant Sal Tessio in the original “Godfather” movie, died Tuesday, according to his manager, Sid Craig.

He was 94.

Vigoda passed away at the New Jersey home of his daughter, Carol.

Michelle Obama On Young Barack: ‘He Was A Bum’:

President Barack Obama has always been candid about his youthful transgressions — a history his wife referenced Tuesday when explaining anyone can become a high achiever.

“Barack fooled around in high school,” the first lady said on the BET talk-show “The Real” during a session focused on higher education.

“He didn’t take school seriously in high school. He barely got his work done. He was a bum! And it took him a second. He had to grow up a little bit,” she said.

Michelle Obama said her husband didn’t become serious about his education until he transferred to Columbia University during his second year of college.

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