For the Record

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‘The verdict of history will be that the British people got it right.’

Boris Johnson, Conservative member of Parliament in the U.K. and former London mayor, after Britain voted to leave the E.U.; Johnson was a strong Leave advocate, but the Brexit vote has faced backlash amid financial and political turmoil


Amount of money spent on a full-page dating ad by a father hoping to help his son


Age of H&M’s newest swimsuit model, Gillean McLeod

‘Freedom is always coming in the hereafter. But … the hereafter is a hustle. We want it now.’

Jesse Williams, actor, calling for an end to systemic racism during an acceptance speech at the BET Awards

‘It’s time to put country before party.’

Henry Paulson, former Republican Treasury Secretary, endorsing Hillary Clinton for President over Donald Trump; he joins a growing list of former GOP officials to pan Trump

‘Justice was served.’

Amy Hagstrom Miller, president and CEO of Whole Woman’s Health clinics, celebrating after the U.S. Supreme Court struck down two Texas abortion restrictions in a landmark ruling on June 27

Finding Dory earned $311 million at the U.S. box office in 12 days, putting it within striking distance of the record for an animated film

Shrek 2 $441M

The Lion King $423M

Toy Story 3 $415M

Frozen $401M

Finding Nemo $381M

Finding Dory $311M

‘For terrorist organizations, there is no difference between Istanbul and London, Ankara and Berlin, Izmir and Chicago or Antalya and Rome.’

Recep Tayyip Erdogan, President of Turkey, urging global unity in the fight against terrorism after suicide bombers attacked Istanbul’s main airport on June 28, killing at least 41 people and wounding dozens more


Same-sex marriages in the U.S. since the Supreme Court legalized the unions nationwide on June 26, 2015


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