The vote was 63-37 for President Barack Obama's nominee to succeed retired Justice John Paul Stevens.
A judge in Brooklyn court said Thursday that the case will be purged from Kobayashi's record if he stays out of trouble for six months.
The two people killed were a girl on one of the buses and the driver of a pickup truck involved in the accident near St. Louis. The buses carried members of a St. James high school band, who were on their way to Six Flags.
The Jackson County medical examiner was investigating the latest suspected heat death. No details have been released on any of the victims.
Chief U.S. District Judge Vaughn Walker overturned the voter-approved ban known as Proposition 8 Wednesday, declaring that limiting marriage to a man and a woman is an "artifact" rooted in "unfounded stereotypes and prejudices."
The Senate is set Thursday to confirm President Barack Obama's nominee, whose addition to the court will mark the first time three female justices have served concurrently.
The National Assocation of Aladdin Lamp Collectors 38th Gathering has nothing to do with genies or wishes. These collectors' passion lies in Aladdin brand kerosene mantle lamps.
Some churches try to welcome sex offenders as parishioners while draping a protective cloak over the children and others in the next pew.
Sex offenders across the country face laws and regulations that keep them from living near schools, parks, bus stops and pools. Some neighborhoods created association rules banning offenders from residing there.
High humidity had the heat index at more than 100 degrees in many places, and heat advisories were in effect for 18 states.
Ol' C.C. arrived at the zoo from Thailand in 1954. Her exact age wasn't known, but the elephant was believed to have been 61 years old.
Fifth Ward Councilwoman Laura Nauser wants to modify the rule about the number of unrelated people living in a house to make it a nuisance violation.