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‘What the f-ck does she have to do to win Album of the Year?’

Adele, pop singer, advocating at the Grammys for Beyoncé after her own album, 25, beat Beyoncé’s Lemonade; during her acceptance speech, Adele broke her trophy in two


Weight, in pounds, of an American-made World War II bomb discovered 16 ft. beneath a gas station in Thessaloniki, Greece’s second largest city, prompting an evacuation of more than 70,000 residents


The opening pretax price of a flying car designed by Dutch company PAL-V; preorders began on Feb. 13 for the automobiles, which are said to be delivered by the end of 2018

‘Trust between the President and General Flynn had eroded.’

Sean Spicer, White House press secretary, describing the circumstances around the Feb. 13 resignation of National Security Adviser Michael Flynn, who admitted to speaking with Russia’s ambassador to the U.S. in December about sanctions and said he provided the Administration with “incomplete information” about the conversation


Number of consecutive wins for the University of Connecticut women’s basketball team, after its Feb. 13 victory

Logan Everett

American Girl debuted its first boy doll



Logan Airport

Hundreds of flights to and from Boston were canceled because of a storm

‘Even a heart of rock would have melted.’

Haji Naqibullah, nephew of an Afghan woman whose three sons were killed by Taliban militants in an eight-month span; record numbers of men are being killed in the nation’s ongoing 15-year war

‘No longer can the American taxpayer carry a disproportionate share of the defense of Western values.’

James Mattis, U.S. Defense Secretary, warning his NATO counterparts that America will “moderate its commitment” to allies who do not meet defense-spending goals of 2% of GDP, while describing the organization as a “fundamental bedrock for … the transatlantic community”

‘The government has taken the position that we must not review its decision at all. We disagree.’

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, in San Francisco, upholding on Feb. 9 a ruling that temporarily blocked parts of President Trump’s Executive Order restricting travel to the U.S. from seven predominantly Muslim nations


This appears in the February 27, 2017 issue of TIME.

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