March 26, 2015

THE WEEK

THE EBOLA OUTBREAK TURNED ONE

‘I believe God isn’t done with America yet.’

TED CRUZ, Republican Senator from Texas, appealing to Christian conservatives, as the Tea Party firebrand became the first major GOP candidate to launch a 2016 presidential campaign

10,000

Number of downloads of Marvin Gaye’s “Got to Give It Up (Pt. 1)” sold in the week after a court found that Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams’ “Blurred Lines” infringed on the late singer’s copyright, a one-week record for the song

18.7%

Average level of THC in marijuana sold legally in Colorado, according to new research, double the level experts estimate was common in decades past

‘We didn’t expect universal praise.’

HOWARD SCHULTZ, Starbucks CEO, responding to criticism of the company’s Race Together campaign to encourage discussion of racial issues between baristas and customers; the company said it would stop writing “#RaceTogether” on coffee cups

Pablo Picasso

The artist’s heirs will retrieve 271 works a court says were stolen

GOOD WEEK

BAD WEEK

Kiev’s Art ARSENALE

The biennial show was canceled because of Ukraine’s conflict with Russia

‘WE’RE NOT ABLE TO CONCLUDE … THAT AN INCIDENT OCCURRED.’

TIMOTHY LONGO, chief of the Charlottesville, Va., police, saying investigators found no evidence of a 2012 fraternity-house gang rape after Rolling Stone published a University of Virginia student’s account of the alleged incident last year

530

R.I.P. K.R. III

Number of years between King Richard III’s death and his reburial; his remains were found beneath a parking lot in 2012, and a new burial was planned for March 26 in Leicester, England

‘I know my children will never have to say, “Mom died of ovarian cancer.”‘

ANGELINA JOLIE PITT, actress, writing in the New York Times about having her ovaries removed to eliminate the risk of cancer, two years after a double mastectomy

‘This is the darkest day in the history of our city.’

BODO KLIMPEL, mayor of Haltern am See; 16 students and two teachers from the German town were among 150 presumed dead in a March 24 Germanwings airline crash in the French Alps

Sources: New York Times (4); Politico; AP; Bloomberg; NBC News

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This appears in the April 06, 2015 issue of TIME.

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