February 25, 2016 6:10 AM EST

‘The FBI is creating a world where citizens rely on Apple to defend their rights.’

Edward Snowden, former NSA contractor who faces charges for national-security leaks, defending Apple after it defied the FBI’s demand for help breaking into an iPhone that belonged to one of the San Bernardino, Calif., shooters

$35,000

Final price paid at auction for a lock of John Lennon’s hair that was cut from the Beatles legend’s head by a German barber in 1966

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28%

Percentage of speaking roles featuring nonwhite actors in over 400 major movies and TV shows from 2014 to 2015, according to a comprehensive new report on diversity in Hollywood. Only a third of speaking roles were played by women

‘Avoiding pregnancy is not an absolute evil.’

Pope Francis, suggesting that using birth control amid the Zika outbreak in the Americas may not violate church doctrine against contraception

Airplanes

Deadly air accidents in 2015 were significantly below the five-year average

GOOD WEEK

BAD WEEK

Hoverboards

A U.S. regulator said consumers “risk serious injury or death” on the scooters

‘I want to listen to as many different women in the world as I can.’

Emma Watson, actor, announcing that she will take a year off from acting to focus her energy on feminist activism

‘This will be a once-in-a-generation moment to shape the destiny of our country.’

David Cameron, British Prime Minister, asking Britons to vote to stay in the E.U. in a June referendum

33

Pounds of cocaine (15 kg) a suspected drug courier was caught carrying in his luggage at a German airport

‘By the grace of God, we ended up canceling the Uber.’

Carmen Morren, who was scheduled to be Jason Dalton’s passenger before her plans changed on the night he allegedly shot and killed six people in Kalamazoo, Mich.

SOURCES: AP; NEW YORK TIMES; PAPER MAGAZINE

This appears in the March 07, 2016 issue of TIME.

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