March 23, 2017 5:44 AM EDT

‘I have one client. It’s the law.’

Neil Gorsuch, Supreme Court Justice nominee, promising to keep politics and other outside influences from entering into his judgments, during a March 21 confirmation hearing

$26,500

Amount in fines a man was sentenced to pay on March 17, having pleaded guilty to tying more than 100 helium balloons to a lawn chair in July 2015, which floated about 2.5 miles over Calgary, Canada, into the path of commercial aircraft

‘Forty or so live viewers, and no one thought to call authorities.’

Anthony Guglielmi, Chicago police spokesman, describing the March 18 sexual assault of a 15-year-old girl by as many as six males that was broadcast on Facebook Live; as of March 21, investigations were ongoing

‘Do you want to have a handshake?’

Angela Merkel, German Chancellor, speaking to President Trump during a March 17 photo op for the pair’s first meeting, to which Trump did not respond in what looked like a public breach of protocol; the White House said the President did not hear her

T. rex

The dinosaur is one of Monopoly’s three new tokens

GOOD WEEK

BAD WEEK

Rex T.

Secretary of State Tillerson told the lone reporter let on his plane in Asia, “I didn’t want this job.”

‘I took a tragic, horrific experience and did not let it diminish me.’

Kim Kardashian West, reality star, talking for the first time about the Oct. 3 robbery in her Paris hotel room, during which she said she feared for her life as the assailants stole about $10 million in jewelry; in mid-January, 10 people were charged for the crimes

‘I have no information that supports those tweets.’

James Comey, FBI Director, refuting President Donald Trump’s tweeted claims that President Obama had wiretapped Trump Tower

3/29/17

Date when Britain expects to begin the “Brexit” process of formally separating from the European Union

$170 million

Amount that the film Beauty and the Beast grossed during its opening weekend, setting a new box-office record for top domestic opening of all time for a film rated PG

SOURCES: ASSOCIATED PRESS; CBC; HOLLYWOOD REPORTER; INDEPENDENT JOURNAL REVIEW; NEW YORK TIMES

This appears in the April 03, 2017 issue of TIME.

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