The women’s singles final at Wimbledon, by Serena Williams, her 21st Grand Slam singles title. Novak Djokovic won the men’s title.
A wrongful-death claim brought by the family of Eric Garner. The $5.9 million deal with New York City came just days before the one-year anniversary of Garner’s death, which sparked national protests over police use of force.
Roger Rees, 71, actor who appeared in Cheers and The West Wing. He won a Tony Award in 1982 for his starring role in The Life and Adventures of Nicholas Nickleby.
The Confederate flag, from South Carolina’s statehouse grounds. Lawmakers voted for it to be taken down after the shooting death of nine in a historic black church in Charleston.
Theodore Roosevelt’s home Sagamore Hill in New York State, which had been closed since 2011 for a $10 million restoration.
This appears in the July 27, 2015 issue of TIME.
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