all quick quotes

“We are not going to be, by the end of the year, in a combat mission.”

Pres. Biden on the U.S. military in Iraq.

Jul 27, 2021

“Delivering during COVID is hard ... It’s nice to be celebrated and everybody wants to win a gold medal and it's fun to …”

Nurse Stephanie Peterson at St. Luke's Health System in Missouri. She crocheted around 20 gold medals for newborns born …

Jul 27, 2021

“I think the issue is still in doubt, but Kandahar has not fallen.”

General Kenneth F. McKenzie, Jr. who oversees the U.S. military's mission in Afghanistan as the Taliban gain ground.

Jul 26, 2021

“We are still not sure about whether the reduction in effectiveness is due to time passed or [a] question of the variant.”

Israeli Dr. Nadav Davidovitch on new data raising questions about the efficacy of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine.

Jul 26, 2021

“Undoubtedly the greatest athletic achievement and honor I will ever have in my life ...”

Naomi Osaka on lighting the Olympic Cauldron at the Tokyo 2020 Games Opening Ceremony.

Jul 23, 2021

“Our first priority is human life, the life of our firefighters and the people who are on the line, as well as the public …”

U.S. Forest Service District Ranger Matt Zumstein on the the Tamarack Fire in Eastern California.

Jul 21, 2021

“This was a foolish decision on my part that I take full responsibility for ... I do not nor will not make any excuse.”

Florida resident Paul Hodgkins who received the first felony sentence (8 months) for his January 6 actions on Capitol …

Jul 20, 2021

“Our goal is to close Guantanamo Bay.”

White House Press Sec. Jen Psaki on the first Guantanamo Bay detainee released under the Biden administration.

Jul 20, 2021

“Transnational criminal organizations recruit United States Citizens to facilitate their smuggling schemes, they continue …”

Big Bend Sector Chief Patrol Agent Sean McGoffin on his team discovering travel trailers full of dozens of people …

Jul 20, 2021

“The enemy has returned to throw all it has at destroying the sacred unity and tranquility of the citizens.”

Cuban President Miguel Díaz-Canel at a government-organized rally on Saturday, primarily blaming the U.S. for the recent …

Jul 20, 2021

“We have many, many citizens saying 'I can offer a place to stay. Where can I go to help? ... Where can I bring my shovel …”

Erik Schulz, mayor of the German city of Hagen, on people coming together and helping those affected by the flooding in …

Jul 16, 2021

“It’s exciting to think we’re at the very beginning of a new chapter, a new field.”

Neurosurgeon Dr. Edward Chang on "a medical first" - helping a paralyzed man to "speak" again via brain waves.

Jul 15, 2021