March 17, 2016

‘I’m getting ready to rent a covered wagon.’

John Kasich, Ohio governor, saying he’s moving the focus of his presidential campaign west to states including California after winning his home state’s Republican primary March 15

‘If there is no reason to do so, I will not step down.’

Dilma Rousseff, Brazilian President, rebuffing calls for her resignation following allegations of bribery and corruption; protests against her drew millions of people March 13

Star Wars fans

The Force Awakens won at Nickelodeon’s Kids’ Choice Awards

GOOD WEEK

BAD WEEK

Star Trek fans

Crowdfunded spin-off movie faced new copyright-infringement complaints

‘The Americans are urging us down a course they would never dream of going themselves.’

Boris Johnson, London mayor, responding to a report that President Obama plans to push the U.K. during an upcoming visit to remain in the European Union

17

Elephants flown from Swaziland to zoos in the U.S., amid protests from conservationists

13 million

People in the U.S. who could be displaced by rising sea levels by 2100, according to new research

‘The effective work of our military allowed the peace process to begin.’

Russian President Vladimir Putin, announcing the withdrawal of most Russian troops from Syria as peace talks aimed at resolving the country’s civil war resumed

$15,000

Cash found in a bag in the middle of a Pennsylvania road by a transit worker

‘Really, I’m not Elena Ferrante.’

Marcella Marmo, Naples-based history professor, after Italian writer Marco Santagata suggested that she was the critically acclaimed but secretive novelist, who writes under a pseudonym

SOURCES: CORRIERE DELLA SERRA; RT; THE TELEGRAPH

This appears in the March 28, 2016 issue of TIME.

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