August 13, 2015

‘I will certainly not apologize for doing good journalism.’

Megyn Kelly, Fox News anchor, in her first comments following tough but widely praised questioning of Donald Trump during the opening Republican presidential debate, which led to days of criticism from Trump

Fantastic Beasts

Colin Farrell joined Eddie Redmayne in the cast of the Harry Potter spin-off

GOOD WEEK

BAD WEEK

Fantastic Four

The superhero flick earned just $26 million in the U.S. in its debut weekend

‘Cecil the lion was yours, and you failed to protect him.’

Robert Mugabe, President of Zimbabwe, using the poaching death of the beloved lion at the hands of an American dentist to criticize his country’s citizens for not working to preserve natural resources from Western “vandals”

85

Age of a woman who scaled Mount Kilimanjaro, making her the oldest person to ever summit the 19,341-ft. mountain in Tanzania

2%

Percentage that China devalued its currency, the yuan, on Aug. 11; the move sent world markets into turmoil and raised widespread concerns of a “currency war”

‘What’s changed in Ferguson, you ask? Not much.’

Antonio French, St. Louis city alderman, after the one-year anniversary of the deadly shooting of an unarmed black teenager by a white police officer in Ferguson, Mo., led to new clashes that left at least one person in critical condition

‘Don’t worry, we’re still getting used to the name too!’

Larry Page, Google co-founder, announcing the company’s unexpected restructuring into a holding company called Alphabet, which will own Google and other businesses and could become a model for a new era of technology conglomerates

9

Number of years a dog named Boozer was missing before being reunited with his owners in Colorado

‘It’s mortifying.’

Benedict Cumberbatch, actor, pleading with fans to put cell phones and cameras away during his performances of Hamlet in London because “there’s nothing less supportive or enjoyable as an actor” than seeing the red lights of recording devices in the audience

This appears in the August 24, 2015 issue of TIME.

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