November 20, 2014

THE WEEK

WINTER CAME EARLY

‘Well, I guess I’ll shake your hand, but I only have one thing to say to you: You need to get out of Ukraine.’

STEPHEN HARPER, Canadian Prime Minister, greeting Russian President Vladimir Putin at the G-20 summit in Brisbane, Australia

14%

Share of 6-to-8-year-olds who ate at least a single bite of vegetables at lunch at 10 New York City public schools

8 million

Estimated number of Americans who have diabetes but are unaware of it

‘Children have a right to grow up in a family with a father and a mother.’

POPE FRANCIS, speaking at an interfaith conference in Rome in support of traditional marriage

Snapchat

The messaging app unveiled a feature allowing users to send money to friends

GOOD WEEK

BAD WEEK

Google Glass

App developers halted projects, saying consumer interest is waning

‘NOBODY’S CLIPPING MY WINGS.’

U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren (D., Mass.), saying her promotion to the Senate leadership won’t silence her support for progressive issues

91 million

Number of annual visitors to the Grand Bazaar in Istanbul, recently named the most visited tourist attraction in the world

‘My dad would be so happy to see people understanding the healing power of the herb.’

CEDELLA MARLEY, daughter of musician Bob Marley, announcing Marley Natural, a global brand selling marijuana, pot-infused creams, and accessories

‘The fact that they are being repeated does not make them true.’

JOHN P. SCHMITT, lawyer for Bill Cosby, denying the resurgent allegations that the comedian sexually assaulted or raped various women; on Nov. 19, NBC said it had dropped plans to work with Cosby on a new sitcom

Sources: Washington Post (2); Bloomberg; Huffington Post; Reuters (2); Travel + Leisure; Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

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This appears in the December 01, 2014 issue of TIME.

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