Quotations of the day

March 4, 2013 - 4:30 AM

"You could call this about as close to a cure, if not a cure, that we've seen" — Dr. Anthony Fauci of the National Institutes of Health in comments after scientists announced that a baby born with the virus that causes AIDS appears to have been cured.

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"The path to that future has clearly been difficult and much work remains." — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry in a statement after wrapping up two days of meetings in Egypt, a deeply divided country in the wake of the revolution that ousted longtime President Hosni Mubarak.

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"Another soldier in my life has fallen. Bobby Rogers was my brother and a really good friend." — Smokey Robinson after the death of Bobby Rogers, a founding member of Motown group The Miracles.