June 23, 2016

‘It’s gonna be like being at a Beyoncé concert.’

LeBron James, basketball star, on becoming an NBA legend, after his Cleveland Cavaliers won the league title for the city’s first major sports championship since 1964

118ºF

High temperature in Phoenix amid a deadly heat wave in the southwestern U.S.

Coffee

Cuban coffee will soon be imported to the U.S.

GOOD WEEK

BAD WEEK

Soda

Philadelphia passed a tax on sugary and diet drinks

‘We are now living on Maduro’s diet: No food, no nothing.’

Lucila Fonseca, 69-year-old resident of Cumaná, Venezuela, which has been crippled by food shortages that have sparked protests against Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro

100,000

Number of chickens Bill Gates is donating to poor countries to stimulate local economies

1,200

Height, in feet, of a proposed thrill ride above New York City’s Penn Station

‘Unite to fight against the hatred that killed her.’

Brendan Cox, whose wife, British legislator Jo Cox, was shot and killed by an attacker with alleged neo-Nazi sympathies a week before the U.K.’s controversial Brexit vote

‘The pain never goes away … It has become a part of me.’

Irene Weiss, Auschwitz survivor, after the conviction of 94-year-old former Nazi SS guard Reinhold Hanning for 170,000 counts of accessory to murder; Weiss was a witness at his trial in Germany

‘America is a great power–today, probably the only superpower.’

Vladimir Putin, Russian President, vowing to work with the U.S. regardless of who’s elected President

SOURCE: NEW YORK TIMES

This appears in the July 04, 2016 issue of TIME.

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