"There is nothing. We went there, there is nothing." - Azharuddin Abdul Rahman, Malaysia's civil aviation chief, after planes were sent to check the spot where Chinese satellite images showed possible debris from the missing Malaysian jetliner.
"It felt like an earthquake had rattled my whole building. There were glass shards everywhere on the ground, and all the stores had their windows blown out." - Waldemar Infante, a porter who was working in a basement nearby, after a gas leak triggered a deadly explosion that flattened two apartment buildings in New York City's East Harlem.
"There's an ongoing debate about what the proper role of each of these branches of government is. Who's watching the watchers? Is Congress watching the CIA or is the CIA watching Congress? And who's in control here?" - Jennifer Granick, director of civil liberties at the Stanford Center for Internet and Society, on the dispute between the CIA and the Senate.