Obama picks Sotomayor for high court, sources say

Tuesday, May 26, 2009 | 3:32 p.m. CDT; updated 9:24 p.m. CDT, Tuesday, May 26, 2009

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama tapped U.S. Circuit Judge Sonia Sotomayor for the Supreme Court on Tuesday, officials said, making her the first Hispanic in history picked to wear the robes of a justice.