Jaclyn Diaz

Federal prosecutors in New York charged five foreign agents backed by the Iranian government for their roles in a stranger-than-fiction plot to kidnap a U.S. citizen and journalist critical of the nation's regime.

Pesky, oversize goldfish are causing problems in Minnesota.

Authorities in Burnsville, Minn., have urged residents and owners of pet goldfish not to dispose of the family pet in lakes and ponds. The city tweeted a warning that doing so has resulted in the takeover of one local lake by overgrown goldfish.

"They grow bigger than you think and contribute to poor water quality by mucking up the bottom sediments and uprooting plants," authorities wrote on Twitter. "Groups of these large goldfish were recently found in Keller Lake."

Updated July 8, 2021 at 11:28 AM ET

Why did heavily armed men gun down the president of Haiti? Police say they killed four suspects in a tense hostage situation and arrested two others, but who the suspects are and their motivation remain a mystery.

Tropical Storm Elsa wreaked havoc around Florida and southeast Georgia this week, leaving at least one person dead and several others injured.

In Jacksonville, Fla., a possible tornado touched down Wednesday taking down power lines in the area. Crews worked through the night and into the early morning to restore power to residents.

A Washington, D.C., court has suspended the law license for Rudy Giuliani, former President Donald Trump's attorney, just weeks after New York similarly took action against him.

Giuliani's law license will remain suspended in the nation's capital pending the resolution of his case in New York, according to the District of Columbia appeals court.

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