Articles by Christina McDaniel

“We know it's the end of something, but it's also the beginning….”

Pauline Delord, 15th generation forest guardian, on harvesting centuries-old oaks that will be used to rebuild the Notre Dame cathedral’s spire and wooden latticework roof, destroyed during a massive fire on April 15, 2019.

apr 15, 2021

“We don’t know exactly where Ingenuity will lead us, but today’s results indicate the sky – at least on Mars – may not be the limit.”

NASA Administrator Steve Jurczyk after a little helicopter, Ingenuity, survived its first flight on Mars.

apr 19, 2021

“The full moon is the first of two supermoons for 2021.”

NASA's Gordon Johnson on the first full moon of 2021: a pink "supermoon."

apr 26, 2021

“It will also support the return to a more normal life for our children, who have had such a hard time over the past year.”

Dr. Supriya Sharma, chief medical adviser at Health Canada, on the approval of the Pfizer vaccine for Canadian children 12 to 15 years old, the first country to do so.

may 7, 2021

“This is not the end of days.”

Harvard astrophysicist Jonathan McDowell on the debris from a Chinese rocket that's expected to fall to Earth around this Saturday.

may 7, 2021

“We cannot both embrace the "Big Lie" and embrace the Constitution...The nation needs a strong Republican party.”

Congresswoman Liz Cheney (R-Wyoming) in her remarks after being removed from her leadership position by her fellow Republican lawmakers.

may 12, 2021

“We have pent-up demand in the economy. It may take some time for supply to rise up to demand.”

Vice Chairman of Federal Reserve, Richard Clarida, on data showing the biggest increase in inflation in more than a decade.

may 12, 2021

“I believe the Palestinians and Israelis equally deserve to live safely and securely and to enjoy equal measures of freedom, prosperity, and democracy.”

Pres. Joe Biden on the cease-fire agreement between Israel and Hamas.

may 21, 2021

“As each week passes and as we continue to see progress, these data give me hope.”

CDC Director, Dr. Rochelle Walensky, on COVID-19 levels nationwide at an 11-month low.

may 24, 2021

“We won’t tolerate that one can try to play Russian roulette with the lives of innocent civilians.”

EU council chief Charles Michel on the arrest of an opposition figure after the diversion of a passenger jet to Belarus.

may 24, 2021

“... there’s no reason why I or anybody else can’t do it at a later age. It just takes a little bit more work.”

Phil Mickelson on becoming the oldest golfer to win a major at age 50.

may 25, 2021

“The inspiration is in taking that risk to jump off into some new beginning.”

IBM’s Brett Phaneuf on the launching of the Mayflower 400 – a robotic ship retracing the historic ship’s voyage.

jun 16, 2021

“I stand squarely behind my decision.”

Pres. Joe Biden on withdrawing American troops from Afghanistan, as he addresses the nation about the Taliban surge.

aug 16, 2021

“In the days remaining, we believe we have the wherewithal to get out the American citizens who want to leave Kabul.”

National Security Advisor, Jake Sullivan, in an August 23 briefing on the evacuations from Afghanistan.

aug 23, 2021

“I thought about all the women that came before me ... a lot of women through history, and I felt they passed the torch to me.”

Gov. Kathy Hochul in an interview moments after her swearing in as the first female governor of New York.

aug 24, 2021

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