Dylann Roof, 21, charged with murdering nine worshippers at a historic black church in Charleston, S.C., in June, listens during court proceedings earlier this month.
Dylann Roof, seen here at a recent court hearing in Charleston, S.C., will face federal hate crime charges over a mass shooting that police say he carried out at a black church.
Confederate flag supporters gather at the South Carolina Statehouse in Columbia; the state's Senate voted Tuesday to take down the flag. The issue will now head to the House.
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Ben Affleck poses in the press room with the Hollywood film award for Gone Girl at the Hollywood Film Awards in Los Angeles. PBS says it's postponing the third season of Finding Your Roots after an internal investigation of an episode about Affleck's ancestors.
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The casket holding Ethel Lance, who was killed during the shooting at Emanuel AME Church, is on view before her funeral at the Royal Missionary Baptist Church in North Charleston, S.C., on Thursday.
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Family detention centers such as this one in Karnes City, Texas, could be forced to close after a judge ruled that holding children for long periods violates current standards.