1. The Weather: Today will be sunny, with a high of about 72 degrees, according to the National Weather Service. Tonight will be clear, with a low of about 56.
2. From history.com's This Day in History: "The Judiciary Act of 1789 is passed by Congress and signed by President George Washington, establishing the Supreme Court of the United States as a tribunal made up of six justices who were to serve on the court until death or retirement. That day, President Washington nominated John Jay to preside as chief justice, and John Rutledge, William Cushing, John Blair, Robert Harrison, and James Wilson to be associate justices. On September 26, all six appointments were confirmed by the U.S. Senate."