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‘Let’s stop talking about crisis. Let’s work instead.’

Michel Temer, acting President of Brazil, who took over on May 12 after Dilma Rousseff was suspended in an impeachment proceeding; he has been criticized for appointing an all-male Cabinet

Magic mushrooms

A study found the psychedelic drug could help treat depression



Red Hot Chili Peppers

Canceled an appearance after lead singer was hospitalized

‘I would …prefer if this song did not exist.’

Jamala, Ukrainian singer, after winning the popular Eurovision Song Contest with “1944,” which describes how Crimean Tatars, including her relatives, were forced from their homes during World War II


Percentage hike in insurance premiums for some homeowners in Oklahoma, after a spike in earthquakes linked to oil drilling


Number of mini liquor bottles allegedly stolen by an Endeavor Air flight attendant, who sold them online, officials say

‘My word, I’m as old as the hills.’

Emma Morano, 116-year-old Italy native, to her caregiver, upon learning that she had been named the new oldest person in the world; she succeeded Susannah Mushatt Jones, who died May 12 in New York City


Number of mail carriers attacked by dogs last year, according to a new report

‘He’s got to come out of retirement.’

Hillary Clinton, Democratic presidential front runner, describing a role for her husband, former President Bill Clinton, working on the economy in her Administration; she later said she would not appoint him to her Cabinet

‘It’s none of your business.’

Donald Trump, presumptive GOP presidential nominee, declaring that voters don’t have a right to know how much he pays in taxes


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