March 9, 2017 5:20 AM EST

‘If you don’t want refugees, stop creating them.’

Raabyaah Althaibani, Yemeni American, speaking about the U.S.’s role in the war in Yemen, where she met her husband, who is now seeking a U.S. visa that might conflict with the Trump Administration’s revised travel ban

915

Number of coins that surgeons removed from the stomach of Bank, a 25-year-old Thai sea turtle; Bank lives in a fountain popular among tourists, who toss in coins for good fortune

‘I love the Marine Corps. But after seeing that, I wouldn’t re-enlist.’

Marisa Woytek, Marine lance corporal at Camp Pendleton, after thousands of private photos of Corps women (including her) were posted to a secret online Facebook group of active-duty and veteran male Marines; the Department of Defense opened a criminal investigation of the group

‘If it took 10 years, I’d stick with it.’

Gavin Grimm, 17-year-old Virginia high schooler, vowing to continue his fight for transgender rights after the Supreme Court remanded his case against his school board, which barred him from using the boys’ bathroom at his high school; the case is back before the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals

Future

The rapper became the first artist to replace his own No. 1 album on Billboard’s charts

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Housing and Urban Development head Ben Carson referred to slaves as “immigrants”

‘I sleep pretty good at night.’

Casey Anthony, speaking for the first time since her controversial 2011 acquittal for murder charges relating to the disappearance of her 2-year-old daughter

6

Number of days without a homicide in Chicago (as of March 5), the longest streak in four years

2

Hours of sleep that two wild African elephant matriarchs in Botswana’s Chobe National Park get each night, believed to be “the shortest … of any mammal recorded to date,” according to the journal PLOS One

‘This is McCarthyism!’

President Donald Trump, claiming without evidence that the Obama White House wiretapped Trump Tower late in the election campaign; a spokesman for the former President vehemently denied the charges

SOURCES: ASSOCIATED PRESS; CHICAGO TRIBUNE; GUARDIAN; NEW YORK TIMES

This appears in the March 20, 2017 issue of TIME.

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