March 16, 2017

‘We must consider if viri probati is a possibility.’

Pope Francis, vowing to consider ordaining married men (the Latin translates to “proven men”) who are already actively involved with the Roman Catholic Church to address priest shortages

2,000

Estimated extra steps that Pokémon Go players walk daily compared with people who don’t play the game

$500

Approximate amount a San Diego man stole from a Girl Scout cookie stand before being caught in a nearby motel

‘We don’t know that yet.’

Scott Pruitt, administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, denying that carbon dioxide is the “primary contributor” to global warming, despite ample evidence to the contrary

‘THE TRUTH WILL BE KNOWN.’

Park Geun-Hye, former South Korean President, further denying wrongdoing two days after the nation’s Constitutional Court removed her from office for colluding with a friend to extort money and abuse political power

‘She was in a hippity-hoppity mood.’

Robert Kelly, political-science professor, describing his 4-year-old daughter who, in what became one of the year’s most beloved viral videos, danced into his office during a live TV interview; her 8-month-old brother waddled in next as Kelly’s wife scrambled to corral them, all on air

4.3 million

Fewer tourists expected to visit the U.S. this year (vs. 2016) because of recent travel bans and nativist political rhetoric, per data from Oxford Economics partner Tourism Economics

The song “Closer” by DJ duo the Chainsmokers remained in the Top 10 of the Billboard Hot 100 for a 32nd week, tying the record set by LeAnn Rimes'”How Do I Live” in 1997. Here, the songs they beat:

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31 WEEKS

“Uptown Funk”

Mark Ronson

30

“Smooth”

Santana

29

“Party Rock Anthem”

LMFAO

28

“Foolish Games”/”You Were Meant for Me”

Jewel

SOURCES: ASSOCIATED PRESS; BLOOMBERG; CNBC; WALL STREET JOURNAL

$38,435,451

Taxes paid on over $150 million in income by President Trump in 2005, according to a 1040 form, which does not show sources of income, leaked to investigative reporter David Cay Johnston; Trump broke precedent by not releasing his returns as a candidate

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

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