February 13, 2014

THE WEEK

ALL EYES WERE ON SOCHI

Kraft

Praised after announcing it will remove artificial preservatives from some cheeses

GOOD WEEK

BAD WEEK

McDonald’s

Critiqued after announcing that sales fell 3.3% in January

‘There’s no obvious reason … why I think I should not run. ‘

JOE BIDEN, U.S. Vice President, after being asked about his presidential prospects in 2016

$5

New cost of a box of Thin Mint Girl Scout cookies in San Francisco, a 25% higher price than in the rest of the continental U.S.; the increase is due to the high cost of living

$8.45 million

Asking price for a mansion in Florida that once belonged to Al Capone; it’s rumored to be where he planned the 1929 Valentine’s Day massacre

‘I am an openly, proud gay man.’

MICHAEL SAM, All-American defensive lineman at the University of Missouri; if drafted, he would be the first openly gay player in the NFL

‘Iran’s children successfully test-fired a new generation of missiles.’

HASSAN ROUHANI, Iranian President, in a statement after Iran succeeded in launching two new domestically made missiles

‘I’M NOT LAURENCE FISHBURNE.’

SAMUEL L. JACKSON, actor, correcting a KTLA news anchor who misidentified him during an interview

5

Size, in feet (1.5 m), of a jellyfish that washed ashore in Tasmania, one of the biggest ever to get beached

‘It’s just the Olympics. Don’t sweat it.’

JAMIE ANDERSON, American snowboarder, explaining how she prepared for her gold-medal- winning run in Sochi

Sources: ESPN; Reuters; CNN; KTLA; ABC

Contact us at editors@time.com.

This appears in the February 24, 2014 issue of TIME.

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