"God help us. We have nothing to do but pray. I don't know who left and who stayed, but in our street, we are all very scared to move." - Sufian Abed Rabbo, 27, of Jebaliya, Gaza Strip, adding that his extended family of 17 had taken refuge under the stairway in their home during shelling by Israeli tanks.
"Funding for veterans' needs must be considered a `cost of war' and appropriated as emergency spending. Planes and tanks and guns are a cost of war. So is taking care of the men and women who fight our battles." - Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., after a bipartisan deal that would authorize about $17 billion to enhance health care for veterans.
"I can't believe it's over. This is the best thing." - Shelly Sterling, estranged wife of Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling, after he lost his attempt to block the $2 billion sale of the NBA team to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer.