"I am not going anywhere. I'm angry and ready to fight because today contradicts my public service and my entire life." — Sen. Bob Menendez after he was charged with accepting nearly $1 million in gifts and campaign contributions from a friend in exchange for political favors.
"We have the pleasure, with all our pride, to announce the good news of a magnificent victory." — Iraq's Defense Minister Khalid al-Obeidi on the victory over extremists of the Islamic State group in Saddam Hussein's hometown Tikrit.
"We're in a new era; the idea of your nice little green grass getting water every day, that's going to be a thing of the past." — California Gov. Jerry Brown, ordering officials to impose statewide mandatory water restrictions for the first time in history as surveyors found the lowest snow level in the Sierra Nevada snowpack in 65 years of record-keeping.