February 26, 2015

THE WEEK

ALASKA LEGALIZED POT

$105

New price of a day pass at Walt Disney World’s Magic Kingdom in Orlando, the first time tickets at the theme park have broken the hundred-dollar mark

‘Today’s terrorism requires little more than a camera phone, a knife and a victim.’

TONY ABBOTT, Australian Prime Minister, decrying the methods of the militant group ISIS as he outlined tough new antiterrorism measures

Apple

The tech giant hit a new market-capitalization record and is worth almost $775 billion

GOOD WEEK

BAD WEEK

Lenovo

The computer maker caught flak over software in laptops that can let in hackers

‘I do not believe that the President loves America.’

RUDY GIULIANI, former New York City mayor, criticizing President Obama for what he called a weak foreign policy; his remarks drew a backlash and forced Republican presidential contenders to weigh in

875

Number of lives claimed by a swine-flu outbreak in India, where more than 16,000 people have contracted the H1N1 virus

‘Remember that little talk we had about not believing everything written in the media?’

EMMA WATSON, actor, shooting down reports that the Harry Potter star was dating Prince Harry

‘Such behavior is abhorrent and has no place in football or society.’

ENGLISH SOCCER TEAM CHELSEA, in a statement condemning fans who were caught on camera preventing a black Frenchman from boarding a train and shouting racist chants at him after a match in Paris

68%

Percentage of Americans who believe that wealthy households pay too little in federal taxes, according to an AP-GfK poll

‘Too many Americans remain unemployed or underemployed.’

JANET YELLEN, Federal Reserve chair, telling a congressional committee that the central bank is in no hurry to raise interest rates amid a gradually improving economy

Sources: Politico; the New York Times; Twitter; BBC; AP

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This appears in the March 09, 2015 issue of TIME.

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