Quotations in the News

AP News
Posted: Apr 09, 2014 3:01 AM

"I think that we're looking in the right area, but I'm not prepared to say — to confirm — anything until such time as somebody lays eyes on the wreckage." — Angus Houston, the head of a joint agency coordinating the search for the missing Malaysia flight MH370 in the southern Indian Ocean, after two more underwater pings were detected.


"I thought ... LeBron was the only thing they were missing." — Notre Dame women's basketball coach Muffet McGraw on the NCAA championship loss to University of Connecticut.


"We don't want people in trouble at sea to hesitate to call for help for fear they'll be charged for assistance." — Lt. Anna Dixon of the 11th Coast Guard District, which oversaw the operation to rescue an ill baby girl and her family from their broken down sailboat 900 miles off the Mexican coast. The Navy, Coast Guard and California Air National Guard don't charge for search-and-rescue missions.