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Here are the stories TIME is watching this Thursday, June 5.
The White House’s classified briefing attempting to illustrate to senators that Bowe Bergdahl’s life was in jeopardy convinces few.
In Canada, Justin Bourque remains at large after allegedly gunning down 3 Royal Canadian Mounted Police.
Donald Sterling’s battle with the NBA over his racist remarks ends with a whimper as he backs down from a lawsuit against the league and sells the Clippers.
And finally, what might be the best senior prank ever. California high school students paid a mariachi band to follow their principal around all day.
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