"Few artists have influenced the sound and trajectory of popular music more distinctly, or touched quite so many people with their talent." -President Barack Obama, in a statement on the death of music legend Prince.
"We're just thrilled that Andrew Jackson has had a removal of his own. The constant reminder of Andrew Jackson being glorified is sad and sickening to our people." -Becky Hobbs, on the U.S. Treasury's decision to replace Jackson, a president who owned slaves and forced many Native Americans from their homelands, with African-American abolitionist Harriet Tubman on the face of the $20 bill.
"What I want is for justice to be done in my son's case, for there to be no impunity. Even though I have no money, even though I have nothing to eat, I'm staying put." -Rosa Villalobos, mother of a missing worker at a petrochemical plant on Mexico's southern Gulf coast, where an explosion killed at least 24.