"No longer may this liberty be denied." - Justice Anthony Kennedy after same-sex couples won the right to marry nationwide as a divided Supreme Court handed a crowning victory to the gay rights movement.
"He had a parasol in his hand. He went down to put it in the sand and then he took out his Kalashnikov and began shooting wildly." - Tunisian official Rafik Chelli after a gunman opened fire in the resort town of Sousse, killing at least 39 people.
"Removing the flag from this state's capitol would not be an act of political correctness. It would not be an insult to the valor of Confederate soldiers. It would simply be an acknowledgment that the cause for which they fought - the cause of slavery - was wrong." - President Barack Obama during his eulogy for the slain pastor in Charleston, South Carolina.