Trump Picks Kavanaugh, A GOP Favorite, For Supreme Court

By CATHERINE LUCEY, ZEKE MILLER and MARK SHERMAN , Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump chose Brett Kavanaugh, a solidly conservative, politically connected judge, for the Supreme Court, setting up a ferocious confirmation battle with Democrats as he seeks to shift the nation’s highest court ever further to the right. A favorite of…

Anti-Violence Protesters Shut Down Part Of Chicago Freeway

By SARA BURNETT , Associated Press CHICAGO (AP) — Thousands of anti-violence protesters marched along a Chicago interstate on Saturday, shutting down traffic to draw attention to the gun violence that’s claimed hundreds of lives in some of the city’s poorest neighborhoods and pressure public officials to do more to stop it. Marchers chanted, “Stop…