February 4, 2016

‘Courageous conservatives said, “Yes we can.”‘

Ted Cruz, Republican presidential candidate, borrowing a line from President Barack Obama after winning the pivotal Iowa caucus

Grease: Live

Fox’s musical topped NBC’s The Wiz Live! and Peter Pan Live! in ratings

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Workers blocked a major highway to protest austerity measures

‘Ladies and gentlemen, welcome to diverse TV.’

Idris Elba, actor, commending the winners of the Screen Actors Guild Awards, a racially diverse group compared with the all-white Oscar acting nominees; Elba won Best Supporting Actor for Beasts of No Nation and Best Actor in a Limited Series for Luther

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Cell phones found stuffed in the pants of a British man arrested for allegedly stealing them from people at a concert

$6.7 billion

Total legal marijuana sales projected in the U.S. for 2016

‘We can still help them. We can still protect them. They are not lost yet.’

Malala Yousafzai, Nobel Peace Prize winner, calling on world leaders to commit $1.4 billion to educate Syrian refugees as peace talks to resolve the years-long civil war were suspended two days after they began, on Feb. 1

‘It is now spreading explosively.’

Dr. Margaret Chan, director-general of the World Health Organization, on the Zika virus, which WHO declared an international health emergency

$82,000

Final auction price for one of the black Fiat 500L cars used by Pope Francis during his visit to the U.S. last year

‘We’re not going to rest until our kids get what they deserve.’

Alise Anaya, Detroit public-school teacher, as she and hundreds of her colleagues called in sick to protest poor conditions. The sick-outs have closed dozens of schools

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This appears in the February 15, 2016 issue of TIME.

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