"He woke up, and he spoke." — Alvina Alston, a publicist for Lamar Odom's aunt, reporting that the ex-NBA star has regained consciousness just days after he was found in extremely critical condition at a Nevada brothel.
"I state with absolute responsibility that all our drones are either performing tasks or staying at the base." — Russian Col.-Gen. Andrei Kartapolov, denying claims that a drone shot down by Turkey after it flew into its airspace near the Syrian border was Russian.
"It was terrifying. It was a raging river of mud. I've never experienced anything like it, ever." — Rhonda Flores, a motorist caught in powerful thunderstorms that unleashed mudslides on several main Southern California highways.