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President Barack Obama walks to the podium to speak to reporters about the death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia at Omni Rancho Las Palmas in Rancho Mirage, Calif., Feb. 13, 2016. (Photo by Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP)

Obama will nominate Scalia successor

President Barack Obama hailed influential conservative Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia as "one of the towering legal figures of our time" after the jurist's unexpected death at 79, and said he will nominate a successor."For almost 30 years, Justice Antonin 'Nino' Scalia was a larger than life presence on the...

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