"There has been just a cascade of leaks coming out of the intelligence community in the last several weeks and months." _ Sen. Saxby Chambliss, as leaders of the Senate and House intelligence committees said they were drafting legislation to further limit who can access highly classified information and possibly impose new penalties for revealing it.
"If things do not change, the future is likely to be one of brutal repression, massacres, sectarian violence, and even all-out civil war." International envoy Kofi Annan told the U.N. General Assembly in New York, on the escalating bloodshed in Syria.
"We need to teach kids, who are the most vulnerable drivers, that texting and driving don't mix." _ Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood, at a Washington news conference to announce pilot projects in Delaware and California to discourage distracted driving.