"I've known both of them for a long time. They're terrific people, they're winners, they're champs, and we need to win it." — Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump after he shook up his campaign staff again by bringing in Stephen Bannon of Breitbart News as chief executive officer and promoting pollster Kellyanne Conway to campaign manager.
"I'm not going to lie, I cried uncontrollably. But you have to push forward and make it through. Like everybody says, you still have your family." — David Key, who used a small boat to get to his house in flooded Prairieville, Louisiana.
"This moved so fast. It went from 'have you heard there's a fire?' to 'mandatory evacuation' before you could take it all in. This is a tight little community up here. Always in rally mode. Suddenly it's a ghost town." — Darren Dalton, 51, who along with his family had to get out of his house in Wrightwood, California, as wildfires devoured ranchlands east of Los Angeles.