October 27, 2016 5:32 AM EDT

‘Nasty women vote.’

Elizabeth Warren, Massachusetts Senator, referencing Donald Trump’s admonishment of Hillary Clinton in the third presidential debate as “such a nasty woman”; the term has been claimed by women as a rallying cry


Amount of money raised to replace the vandalized sign marking where the body of 14-year-old Emmett Till was found in the Tallahatchie River in Mississippi in 1955

400 p.p.m.

The average concentration of CO[subscript 2] in the atmosphere, a threshold even pessimistic climate-change scientists believed Earth would not reach for decades, according to the World Meteorological Organization

‘I spent years of my life deployed, missed out on birthdays and deaths in the family, got blown up … [and] they say I haven’t fulfilled my contract.’

Christopher Van Meter, former Army captain, Purple Heart recipient and one of nearly 10,000 National Guard troops in California ordered to repay re-enlistment bonuses, which were offered to soldiers as an incentive to stay during the Iraq and Afghanistan wars; a 2011 audit found widespread overpayment, and on Oct. 26, after the backlash, the Department of Defense told the Pentagon to stop seeking collections

186 m.p.h.

Approximate speed at which the Mars probe Schiaparelli–a joint mission of the Russian and European space agencies–may have crash-landed on the Red Planet

Mark Twain

A comedy award in the writer’s name was handed out for the 19th time, to Bill Murray



William Shakespeare

A new edition of Henry VI lists rival Christopher Marlowe as a co-author

‘It’s not for me to take away a grown man’s twitter account.’

Kellyanne Conway, Trump’s campaign manager, discussing the candidate’s sometimes controversial social-media usage

‘If I could afford to leave, I would.’

Elnora Carthan, decades-long resident of Flint, Mich., discussing the city’s lead-contaminated water system; more than a year after government officials acknowledged the crisis, it’s still an ongoing problem

‘This is a beautifully violent game, and the same reason I loved it is why I have to walk away.’

Arian Foster, Miami Dolphins running back, on his retirement from the NFL at age 30, after years of injuries


This appears in the November 07, 2016 issue of TIME.

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