November 19, 2015

‘We will lead the fight. We will be merciless.’

French President François Hollande, vowing retaliation against the militant group ISIS after the deadly terrorist attacks in Paris that killed at least 129 people and injured about 350 others

24

Speed, in miles per hour (39 km/h), that a Google self-driving car was going when it was pulled over by California police for driving too slow

36

Number of entries for Zimbabwe’s Mister Ugly pageant, a record

‘Maybe they’re dumb and they don’t know what they’re going to get, but I don’t think so.’

Bernie Sanders, Democratic presidential candidate, arguing at the second debate that rival Hillary Clinton’s strong support from Wall Street makes her beholden to the financial industry

Steven Spielberg

The filmmaker will receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom

GOOD WEEK

BAD WEEK

Steve Harvey

The comedian is being sued in a dispute over the cost of a private jet

‘I’m going to take a little bit of time, but I’ll be back.’

Ronda Rousey, mixed-martial-arts fighter, after her first MMA career loss, a knockout by Holly Holm

$1,200

Cash in a wallet returned intact to a man two months after he lost it; it was found in a restaurant in Albuquerque, N.M.

‘It’s a hard three letters to absorb.’

Charlie Sheen, actor, revealing that he is HIV-positive four years after he was diagnosed

‘The 300th homicide is no more tragic than the first.’

Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, Baltimore mayor, after her city exceeded 300 murders for 2015, the most since 1999

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This appears in the November 30, 2015 issue of TIME.

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