May 28, 2015

THE WEEK

FIFA OFFICIALS GOT NABBED

‘I acted inexcusably.’

JOSH DUGGAR, star of the reality-TV series 19 Kids and Counting, after allegations that he molested underage girls when he was a teenager

85%

The percentage increase in egg prices in some parts of the U.S.; an avian flu outbreak has required culling at least 38.9 million birds

Uber

The ride-hailing app is cutting deals for cars to pick up customers at airports

GOOD WEEK

BAD WEEK

Uber

It’s the subject of lawsuits that describe it as callous toward the disabled

‘In the privacy of the ballot box, the people made a public statement.’

ENDA KENNY, Prime Minister of Ireland, reacting to the referendum that approved same-sex marriage with 62% support, making Ireland the first country to do so by popular vote

‘If you see rising water or water in the road ahead of you, turn around, don’t drown.’

ANNISE PARKER, Houston mayor, warning residents to exercise caution amid unprecedented flooding in the region, which has left at least 19 people dead

‘The Iraqi forces just showed no will to fight.’

ASHTON CARTER, U.S. Defense Secretary, declaring that ISIS’s capture of Ramadi exposed glaring weaknesses in the Iraqi army; it was the Obama Administration’s harshest critique to date

105

Number of selfies Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson took in under three minutes, setting a new Guinness World Record

‘It’s not for me.’

POPE FRANCIS, revealing that he hasn’t watched television since July 15, 1990

Sources: New York Times (2); Washington Post (2); Wall Street Journal; La Voz del Pueblo; Reuters; Fortune

This appears in the June 08, 2015 issue of TIME.

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