1. Sexual misconduct and racism: SCOTUS picks gone bad
Racism, alcoholism and sexual misconduct. Here's a look at past SCOTUS nominees who began making history even before reaching the high court. CNN's Randi Kaye reports.
US News (CNN)
5 hrs ago
2. 'Trying to disappear the poor': California clears homeless camp near Super Bowl
Advocates and displaced residents condemn move amid fears for safety: 'They are just trying to survive' Officials in Los Angeles have cleared a homeless encampment near SoFi stadium, where the Super Bowl will take place in three weeks, drawing backlash from human rights groups and the unhoused . . .
US News (The Guard)
5 hrs ago
3. Vacancy to Give Biden His First Chance to Nominate a Justice
Justice Stephen Breyer, 83, the senior member of the Supreme Court's liberal wing, will retire, people familiar with the decision said. President Biden has pledged to appoint a Black woman. Democrats, who control the Senate by a narrow margin, may have to act quickly.
US News (NYT)
6 hrs ago