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A $6.4 million settlement, between the city of Baltimore and the family of Freddie Gray. The 25-year-old died in April after a spinal injury sustained in police custody.


The recipients of the Lasker Awards: the group Doctors Without Borders, for work combating Ebola in West Africa; James Allison, for work on immunotherapy cancer treatment; and Evelyn Witkin and Stephen Elledge for work on “DNA-damage response.”


As president of United Airlines, Jeff Smisek, amid a federal investigation. He is succeeded by former CSX president Oscar Munoz.

This appears in the September 21, 2015 issue of TIME.

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