Other interesting stories in The Washington Post (UPDATED 2 p.m.:


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“She’s like the smartest, hardest-working girl in school who is also kind of cool, but in a geeky kind of way.”






— An unnamed colleague of Savannah Guthrie, presumed heir to Ann Curry on NBC’s “Today,” (shown above with Al Roker) telling Monica Hesse why she’s good for the job: “There are not a lot of normal people in the business.” (**Updated, 2 p.m.: Savannah Guthrie officially named ‘Today’ co-anchor)



UPDATE 2 p.m.: Perhaps you’ve heard? Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes are splitting up.



Looking for Friday’s Reliable Source column? Start here: Courtroom artists race at their own pace to capture Supreme Court health care ruling