all quick quotes

“The Taliban were making progress each year over the last several years while we were still there.”

U.S. Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Zalmay Khalilzad on the current gains by the Taliban as …

Jul 15, 2021

“I thought they were trying to kill me.”

Britney Spears in a private hearing about her conservatorship. A judge rules she can hire her own lawyer.

Jul 15, 2021

“These cases have largely been reported about two weeks after vaccination and mostly in males, many aged 50 years and …”

The CDC on a new warning by the FDA about a rare side effect related to the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine.

Jul 13, 2021

“Parts of the country are reeling from days and nights of public violence, destruction of property and looting of a sort …”

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa as he authorized the military to confront widespread upheaval in South Africa.

Jul 13, 2021

“Please don’t release your pet goldfish into ponds and lakes!”

The city of Burnsville, Minnesota on a disruptive population of gigantic goldfish suddenly appearing in one of the …

Jul 12, 2021

“People are at the point when things explode, and when they explode it’s difficult to control.”

Harvard Professor Alejandro de la Fuente on rising protests in Cuba.

Jul 12, 2021

“To the next generation of dreamers: if we can do this, just imagine what you can do.”

Sir Richard Branson on his first space flight traveling on an aircraft he helped invent.

Jul 12, 2021

“It's very, very, very beautiful artwork that you've never seen before.”

John Andersen on the world's tallest sandcastle built in his sculpture garden.

Jul 9, 2021

“With heavy hearts, we begin search & recovery efforts, and will continue to give our all as our commitment still remains …”

Miami-Dade Fire Rescue Department after the Miami-Dade mayor announced the search-and-rescue mission has shifted to a …

Jul 8, 2021

“Many people were looking forward to watching the games at the venues, but I would like everyone to fully enjoy watching …”

Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike on the recent decision prohibiting spectators from the Tokyo Olympic Games.

Jul 8, 2021

“I can't wait to see the piece of paper that says this is safe to fly and safe to sell.”

Senior research fellow in avionics and aircraft at the University of West England, Dr. Stephen Wright, on the AirCar's …

Jul 8, 2021

“All things considered, where we looked at 72 hours ago, I think the impacts have been less than what we thought would be …”

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis on Tropical Storm Elsa, which made landfall along Florida’s northern Gulf Coast on Wednesday …

Jul 7, 2021