Suspect in S.C. church shooting will plead guilty to hate crimes

Dylann Roof’s attorney says he did not yet want to enter a guilty plea to the federal hate charges against his client until federal officials decided whether to seek a death sentence.

Clinton takes a swipe at 
Jeb Bush’s ‘Right to Rise’

Before the National Urban League, the Democratic front-runner referred to the GOP candidate’s super PAC. Bush didn’t respond but pointed to his record on diversity while leading Florida.

"This show doesn’t deserve an even slightly restless host," Stewart said. (AP)

Jon Stewart’s parting gift: ‘Daily Show’ taught America to be skeptical again

CRITIC’S NOTEBOOK | Thursday brings the end of an era, when the man who skewered the news since 1999 leaves his role as an entire generation’s Edward R. Murrow and its Mark Twain.

Billions of dollars and 14 years later, Marines say F-35 is ready for combat

Billions of dollars and 14 years later, Marines say F-35 is ready for combat

The controversial fighter jet program is the most expensive in the Defense Department’s history.

Cecil the lion’s killer may have trouble avoiding extradition, experts say

Cecil the lion’s killer may have trouble avoiding extradition, experts say

A representative of Walter Palmer, the Minnesota dentist who killed the “local favorite,” is talking to officials.

‘Rowdy’ star headlined Wrestlemania

‘Rowdy’ star headlined Wrestlemania

He rose to fame as a brash Scotsman who was always ready to fight fan favorites like Hulk Hogan.

China keeps Olympic cheers subdued

China keeps Olympic cheers subdued

Beijing’s low-key reaction to getting the 2022 Winter Games says much about the current political moment.

Ebola vaccine seems to work well, World Health Organization says

Ebola vaccine seems to work well, World Health Organization says

According to results published in the journal Lancet, the vaccine was 100 percent effective in people treated.

House of cards: 7 guys in a crash pad play Texas Hold’em for a living

House of cards: 7 guys in a crash pad play Texas Hold’em for a living

Think of them as shift workers in a poker factory operating at different casinos over the past four years.

A teacher’s note led ‘Peanuts’ to make history 47 years ago with integration

A teacher’s note led ‘Peanuts’ to make history 47 years ago with integration

COMIC RIFFS | Charles Schulz introduced Franklin to his strip after Harriet Glickman wrote him a letter.

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Judge upholds 6-1/2-year sentence for D.C. rabbi

Judge upholds 6-1/2-year sentence for D.C. rabbi

Rabbi Barry Freundel’s 6-1/2-year term stands, with the judge saying he violated the trust of 52 people.

Technology

Scientists tested 30 Apple iPhone fitness apps for the quality of their workouts. Guess how many passed?

Scientists tested 30 Apple iPhone fitness apps for the quality of their workouts. Guess how many passed?

Researchers compared what the apps do against American College of Sports Medicine guidelines for physical activity.

Business

The controversial idea that could lower student debt

The controversial idea that could lower student debt

WONKBLOG | A coalition of liberal and conservative lawmakers is promoting a plan on Capitol Hill that would force colleges to pay up when their students default.

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