June 2, 2016 6:03 AM EDT


Brazil’s anticorruption minister, Fabiano Silveira, after leaked recordings seemed to show him trying to thwart a corruption probe into the national oil company Petrobras.


The U.S. death rate, for the first time in 10 years, partly because of a rise in mortality from Alzheimer’s, drug overdoses and suicides in 2015.


The 100th Indy 500, by rookie driver Alexander Rossi, 24, the first newcomer to win the race since 2001.


The Verizon strike, after unions representing 40,000 telecom workers, who walked off the job on April 13, agreed to return on June 1. Verizon won the right to offer buyouts without union approval, while workers gained raises of at least 10.5% and 1,300 additional jobs.


Charles “Mike” Harper, 88, former ConAgra CEO, whose 1985 heart attack (and his wife Josie’s insistence on a new diet) inspired the Healthy Choice line that transformed the packaged-food giant in the 1990s.


Hissène Habré, President of Chad from 1982 to 1990, to life in prison after a landmark trial in Senegal found him guilty of crimes against humanity, including torture, rape and 40,000 murders.

This appears in the June 13, 2016 issue of TIME.

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