HOLLYWOOD, CA - AUGUST 12: Actress Bella Thorne arrives at the Los Angeles premiere of ‘The Mortal Instruments: City Of Bones’ at ArcLight Cinemas Cinerama Dome on August 12, 2013 in Hollywood, California.
- 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.