☀ October 12: Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett’s hearings begin, Denver rally shooting investigation and Lakers victory

[Your Morning]

Good morning! It’s Monday, October 12, 2020. Here’s a look at your news across the nation:

1️⃣⚖ Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett confirmation hearings: What you need to know

Judge Amy Coney Barrett listens as President Donald Trump announces Barrett as his nominee to the Supreme Court, in the Rose Garden at the White House, Saturday, Sept. 26, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

2️⃣🗳 Trump returns to campaign trail with Florida rally, Biden visits Ohio

This combination of pictures created on September 29, 2020 shows US President Donald Trump and Democratic Presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden squaring off during the first presidential debate at the Case Western Reserve University and Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, Ohio on September 29, 2020. (Photos by JIM WATSON and SAUL LOEB / AFP)

3️⃣🌌‘We can’t lose our momentum:’ Louisiana vows to rebuild

4️⃣🚨 Security guard jailed in deadly shooting at Denver protests

📱 [Trending] this morning

Lakers beat the Heat to claim record-tying 17th NBA title

The Los Angeles Lakers captured a record-tying 17th NBA Championship on Sunday with a 106-93 victory over the Miami Heat that sealed the best-of-seven title series 4-2.

The Lakers’ victory tied them with the Boston Celtics for most NBA championships and capped an unprecedented season that resumed in July at a spectator-free campus at Disney World in Florida after a four-month COVID-19 shutdown.

📅 What we’re watching

🔴 The Senate Judiciary Committee hearings to consider Judge Amy Coney Barrett as the next associate justice on the U.S. Supreme Court begin Monday at 9 a.m. ET.

🔴 Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden and Vice President Mike Pence are campaigning in Ohio Monday. Biden is expected to deliver remarks in Toledo at 1:15 p.m. ET. Pence will speak in Columbus at 12:30 p.m. ET.

🔴 President Donald Trump will host the first campaign rally since he was treated for coronavirus Monday night. He’s slated to speak at Orlando Sanford International Airport at 7 p.m. ET.

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