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Quotations in the News

Updated Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014 | 12:01 a.m.

"My agenda is to sign into law legislation that advances Arizona. ... After weighing all the arguments, I have vetoed Senate Bill 1062." — Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer, announcing her decision to kill legislation that would have allowed people asserting their religious beliefs to refuse service to gays.


"Any kind of military intervention that would violate the sovereign territorial integrity of Ukraine would be a huge, a grave mistake." — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, after Russia announced huge new war games in a show of force over Ukraine, its politically divided and financially unstable neighbor.


"We almost doubled just today the number of planets known to humanity." — Planetary scientist Jack Lissauer, saying that NASA has confirmed the discovery of 715 planets outside our solar system.