“With the exception of one member of the Security Council — the Russian Federation — we have heard overwhelming support for the territorial integrity of Ukraine, and for peaceful dialogue.” — U.S. Ambassador Samantha Power, after the U.N.’s latest emergency meeting on Russia’s military incursion into Ukraine.
“Bang … bang, bang, bang.” — Michelle Burger, a neighbor of Oscar Pistorius, testifying at his trial and describing the sound of what she said were four gunshots. She also recalled “blood-curdling screams” of a woman who prosecutors say was the girlfriend slain by the onetime star athlete in his home.
“The man above has given me some unbelievable abilities to play the game of basketball. I just try to take advantage of it every night.” — LeBron James, after scoring a career-high 61 points in Miami’s 124-107 victory Monday over Charlotte.