May 5, 2016 6:01 AM EDT

ANNOUNCED

By the White House, that President Obama’s older daughter Malia will enroll at Harvard University in 2017 after taking a year off.

DEFAULTED

Puerto Rico, on most of a $422 million debt payment, in the U.S. territory’s biggest default yet. Congress is considering a debt-restructuring plan.

ENDED

The elephant act at Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey circus, amid pressure from animal-rights activists.

SAILED

From Miami to Havana, the first cruise ship to travel between the U.S. and Cuba in almost four decades.

DIED

Conrad Burns, 81, former Republican U.S. Senator from Montana. He served three terms before losing in a bid for re-election.

• Daniel Berrigan, 94, Jesuit priest, award-winning poet and antiwar activist who was featured on a 1971 cover of TIME with his brother Philip while the two were in prison for burning Vietnam draft records with napalm.

This appears in the May 16, 2016 issue of TIME.

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