Anthony Kennedy, swing vote on U.S. Supreme Court, will retire

SUPREME COURT JUSTICE Anthony Kennedy announced he will retire on July 31. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/T.J. KIRKPATRICK
SUPREME COURT JUSTICE Anthony Kennedy announced he will retire on July 31. / BLOOMBERG FILE PHOTO/T.J. KIRKPATRICK
NEW YORK - U.S. Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy announced he will retire, letting President Donald Trump nominate a successor who could create the most conservative court in generations and put the landmark Roe v. Wade abortion-rights ruling at risk. The court said Wednesday he will retire effective July 31. Kennedy, an 81-year-old Ronald Reagan…

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