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Before moving to NYC, my main passion was growing roses. I snapped this photo of a perfect “Angel Face” bloom one evening in my back yard (using my Blackberry, no less). I just really loved the lighting, and the perfectness of the just-opening bud.
- Justice Antonin Scalia, the conservative heart of the U.S. Supreme Court for more than a decade, has died. He was 79.
- Scalia was the current court's longest-serving justice, having been nominated in 1986 by President Ronald Reagan.
- Republicans are extremely unlikely to confirm anyone that President Obama nominates in the final months of his second term.