• AP News in Brief at 12:04 a.m. EDT

    Trump caps judiciary remake with choice of Barrett for court

    Updated: 4:04 am

  • Some Breonna Taylor protesters out past curfew, fires set

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A diverse crowd of hundreds marched in Louisville’s streets chanting “Black Lives Matter” on Saturday night, the fourth night of protests after a grand jury declined to charge officers in the fatal shooting of Breonna Taylor.

  • James, Lakers beat Nuggets in Game 5 to reach NBA Finals

    LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) — LeBron James wore out the path to the NBA Finals in the Eastern Conference, making annual trips out of Miami and Cleveland.

  • Portland, Oregon, braces itself for large right-wing rally

    PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Police say a right-wing rally and counter-protests in Portland, Oregon, have largely dispersed without serious violence Saturday, though they are investigating an assault after one person who was documenting the event was pushed to the ground and kicked in the face.

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  • AP News in Brief at 6:04 a.m. EDT

    Trump taps ’eminently qualified’ Barrett for Supreme Court

  • The Latest: Australia’s Victoria health chief quits in probe

    LONG BEACH, Calif. — All California State University, Long Beach, students who live on campus have been placed in quarantine after five students tested positive for COVID-19 and all in-person instruction will be halted for two weeks. University President Jane Close Conoley said in a statement that the school became aware late Friday of students who did not heed guidance related to COVID-19 precautions and congregated socially off campus earlier this month. Five of those students have now tested positive for the illness, including four who live on campus and one who lives off campus. The university is working with public health officials and will assist with contact tracing in the community.

  • US colleges struggle to salvage semester amid outbreaks

    MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Colleges across the country are struggling to salvage the fall semester amid skyrocketing coronavirus cases, entire dorm complexes and frat houses under quarantine, and flaring tensions with local community leaders over the spread of the disease.

  • Amy Coney Barrett, likely high court pick, is Scalia’s heir

    CHICAGO (AP) — Although Amy Coney Barrett is the president’s choice to replace Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, she is more aptly described as heir to another departed Supreme Court justice: conservative hero Antonin Scalia.

  • They said it: Leaders at the virtual UN, in their own words

    Lots of leaders saying lots of things about lots of topics — topics that matter to them, to their regions, to the world.