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“I am angry. I'm angry as a mother, as the prosecutor, I'm angry as a person that lives in this county.”

Oakland County Prosecutor Karen McDonald on charging the parents of the alleged high school shooter with involuntary manslaughter.

dec 3, 2021

“I am glad that, in the end, cooler heads prevailed, the government will stay open ...”

Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) on Congress passing a temporary bill to keep the government funded through January.

dec 3, 2021

“The underlying momentum of the labor market is still strong, but this month shows more uncertainty than expected.”

Economic Research Director, Nick Bunker, jobs placement website Indeed, on the latest jobs report.

dec 3, 2021

“Big Bend Sector agents work hard every day along with local agencies to protect the American people and safeguard our borders.”

Big Bend Sector Chief Patrol Agent Sean McGoffin on a large group of over 70 people apprehended south of Alpine, Texas.

dec 2, 2021

“The whole thing lasted five minutes.”

Oakland County Undersheriff, Michael McCabe, on the Michigan high school shooting that left four students dead.

dec 2, 2021

“The individual, who was fully vaccinated and had mild symptoms that are improving, is self-quarantining and has been since testing positive.”

The CDC announcing the first confirmed case of the SARS-CoV-2 variant "omicron" in the U.S.

dec 2, 2021

“I would like to emphasize that the choice is not ours.”

Russian foreign ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova on expelling some American diplomats.

dec 1, 2021

“With omicron [variant] breathing down our necks, we need drugs, we need really effective antivirals, and we need more of them.”

Carl Dieffenbach, Ph.D., National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, who leads antiviral efforts against COVID-19. The FDA will consider emergency use authorization for Merck's antiviral drug.

nov 30, 2021

“They were partners in crime. They had a playbook.”

Assistant U.S. Attorney Lara Pomerantz on Ghislaine Maxwell, her relationship with financier Jeffrey Epstein, and their alleged abuse of young women. Maxwell faces charges related to sex trafficking and conspiracy.

nov 30, 2021

“This variant is a cause for concern, not a cause for panic.”

Pres. Biden addressing the nation on the newly identified SARS-Cov-2 variant, Omicron.

nov 29, 2021

“It's certainly not good news. We don't know yet how much of an impact this will have.”

National Institutes of Health director Dr. Francis Collins on the new Omicron variant of SARS-CoV-2.

nov 29, 2021

“It's been a long fight, it's been a hard fight, but God is good.”

The mother of Ahmaud Arbery, Wanda Cooper-Jones, after three men were convicted of his murder.

nov 24, 2021

“We don’t want to be flying an untested capability when we’re trying to save a population on the Earth’s surface.”

NASA's Lindley Johnson, chief of planetary defense, on a new mission to crash into an asteroid.

nov 24, 2021

“Your oath requires that you will decide this case based on the evidence.”

Judge Timothy Walmsley delivering instructions to the jury before they begin deliberations in the trial of the three men accused of killing Ahmaud Arbery.

nov 23, 2021

“(There) were pompoms and shoes and spilled hot chocolate everywhere ... Please pray for everybody. Please pray.”

Waukesha resident, Corey Montiho, a school district board member, after a SUV drove into a Christmas parade.

nov 22, 2021

“ ... the two leaders covered areas where our interests align, and areas where our interests, values, and perspectives diverge.”

The White House on the first meeting between President Biden and China's President Xi.

nov 16, 2021

“All summer long he and his team took care of it, dead wooded it and fed it every couple of weeks ... about early September he said, “This is the one."”

Maryland resident Devon Price on his 79-foot Norway spruce selected as the Rockefeller Christmas tree.

nov 14, 2021

“We're not gonna sell it. We're not gonna cook it. We want to preserve it.”

CEO Mark Murrell, Get Maine Lobster, on a rare one-in-100 million "cotton candy" lobster caught by a local fisherman.

nov 10, 2021

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