"I held the hands of countless individuals as this terrible disease took their lives away from them. I witnessed the horror firsthand, and I can still remember every face and name." — Dr. Kent Brantly, the American doctor infected with Ebola, on his time treating patients with the virus in Liberia.

———

"ISIL's campaign of terror against the innocent ... and its grotesque and targeted acts of violence bear all the warning signs and hallmarks of genocide. For anyone who needed a wake-up call, this is it." — Secretary of State John Kerry as the U.S. unleashed its first airstrikes in northern Iraq against Islamic State militants.

———

"I just wanted to right a wrong. It is only fair that your own name, image and likeness belong to you, regardless of your definition of amateurism." — Former UCLA basketball player Ed O'Bannon after a federal judge ruled that some college athletes can receive payments when they leave school, opening the door for them to get a fraction of the billions of dollars generated by collegiate athletics.



Advertisement