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‘Nobody is above the law. How many times do I have to say it?’

President Obama, vowing that political considerations will not affect the federal investigation into Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email server while she was Secretary of State


Price paid at auction for the chair J.K. Rowling sat in while writing Harry Potter

1.06 million

Distance in miles traveled by John Kerry during his tenure as U.S. Secretary of State, surpassing predecessor Hillary Clinton’s mark

‘Aspiration and wealth creation are not dirty words.’

David Cameron, British Prime Minister, releasing his tax returns under pressure following revelations in the so-called Panama Papers that he once held interests in his late father’s offshore fund

‘I don’t know why that word is so scary to people.’

Jennifer Lawrence, actor, saying the word feminism shouldn’t be controversial “because it just means equality”


A new study found married people are more likely to survive cancer




A federal court reversed a ruling that decriminalized the practice in Utah

‘Some things are more important than a rock show.’

Bruce Springsteen, musician, canceling a concert in North Carolina to protest a state law requiring transgender people to use the bathrooms that correspond with their sex at birth


Number of people who attached themselves to a line of mattresses before all falling down in Maryland, breaking the Guinness World Record for the longest human mattress domino chain

‘It is my lack of virtue and I am unbearably ashamed.’

Toshifumi Suzuki, chairman and CEO of the parent company of convenience-store giant 7-Eleven, blaming his own shortcomings as he resigned after losing a boardroom battle


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