September 11, 2014

THE WEEK

THE NEW RAY RICE VIDEO SURFACED

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Number of socks found in the stomach of a hospitalized 3-year-old Great Dane in Portland, Ore.

‘This is our Ukrainian land. We will never give it up to anyone.’

PETRO POROSHENKO, Ukrainian President, during his visit to the port city of Mariupol, where Ukrainian forces have engaged in armed skirmishes with pro-Russian separatists

The Royal Family

The Duchess of Cambridge is pregnant with her second child

GOOD WEEK

BAD WEEK

The U.K.

Polls show momentum for Scottish independence in a Sept. 18 referendum

‘I guarantee that the dreams they have shattered today will haunt them far into the future.’

JANET MURGUÍA, president of the National Council of La Raza, responding to President Barack Obama’s decision to delay executive action on immigration reform until after the midterm elections

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Number of rare albino lobsters caught by a pair of Maine fishermen in less than a week; the ratio of albinos is believed to be 1 in 100 million lobsters

‘Anyone who is a real man doesn’t hit a woman.’

BOB KRAFT, New England Patriots owner, after the Baltimore Ravens terminated the contract of running back Ray Rice, who was caught on video striking his then fiancée; the NFL later suspended Rice indefinitely

‘I am not an isolationist.’

SENATOR RAND PAUL, Kentucky Republican, writing on TIME.com in response to critics of his foreign policy. “I look at the world, and consider war, realistically,” Paul wrote

$55 million

Amount the U.S. Mint lost by making pennies in 2013, when the zinc-alloy coin cost 1.83¢ to manufacture

‘You definitely owe drinks later.’

CAROLINE WOZNIACKI, tennis player, after her loss to friend and rival Serena Williams in the finals of the U.S. Open

Sources: AP (2); CBS; CNN; Reuters; New York Times

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This appears in the September 22, 2014 issue of TIME.

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