☀ October 15: Supreme Court confirmation hearings wrap up, stimulus relief talks and a 91-year-old first-time voter

[Your Morning]

Good morning! It’s Thursday, October 15, 2020. Here’s a look at your news across the nation:

1️⃣⚖ Day 4 of SCOTUS hearings: Vote scheduled on Amy Coney Barrett as final day of hearings begin

Supreme Court nominee Judge Amy Coney Barrett testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee on the third day of her confirmation hearing on Capitol Hill on October 14, 2020 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Andrew Caballero-Reynolds-Pool/Getty Images)

2️⃣💵 Second stimulus checks: Vote on GOP’s coronavirus relief plan slated for next week

Rain falls on the U.S. Capitol the night before Judge Amy Coney Barrett testifies before a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on her nomination to serve as an associate justice on the U.S. Supreme Court, in Washington, U.S. October 11, 2020. REUTERS/Erin Scott

3️⃣🧪 COVID-19 antibodies provide lasting immunity, new study shows


4️⃣⚖ Scott Peterson’s convictions for murder of pregnant wife, unborn son to be reexamined


📱 [Trending] this morning

91-year-old Texas man votes for 1st time ever in a presidential election

A 91-year-old man who was naturalized last year cast his ballot this week, marking his first time voting in a presidential election.

Humberto De La Vega walked to a Taylor County polling place with his son on Tuesday, the first day of early voting in Texas.

“I wanted to be counted,” he said.

Humberto De La Vega (Courtesy of NewsNation affiliate KTAB)

📅 What we’re watching

🔴 The final day of Supreme Court confirmation hearings for nominee Amy Coney Barrett begins Thursday at 9 a.m. ET.

🔴 President Donald Trump and Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden are participating in competing town halls Thursday night. Biden will be in Philadelphia, while Trump will be in Miami.

💻📲 We’ll bring you 🔴 LIVE news updates throughout the day on the NewsNation Now app and NewsNationNow.com.


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