Quotations in the News

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Posted: Apr 09, 2015 3:02 AM

"Mr. Scott was trying just to get away from the Taser. He was just looking for a way to get away from the police." — Feidin Santana, who spoke to NBC News after he filmed a video that resulted in a white South Carolina police officer being jailed on a murder charge. The video showed the officer firing eight times at the back of Walter Lamer Scott, who is black, and can be seen running away before he falls to the ground.

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"It's not a happy occasion, but it's something. One more step behind us." — Karen Brassard, who suffered shrapnel wounds on her legs, after Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was convicted on all charges in the Boston Marathon bombing.

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"It's been a great adventure. You know, I'm one of the luckiest people in the world because as a little boy, as a young reporter, I always wanted to be a journalist, and I got to do that." — CBS News "Face the Nation" moderator Bob Schieffer, 78, who announced he'll be retiring this summer.