"We need several large storms and we just don't see that on the horizon. This is a rogue storm." — National Weather Service meteorologist Eric Boldt, about a storm that lashed parched California.
"Any violation of Ukraine's sovereignty and territorial integrity would be deeply destabilizing." — President Barack Obama, calling on Russia to respect the independence and territory of Ukraine.
"People aren't going to work for $22,000 again, and the reason they're not going to do it is they spend $100,000 or so to get their certification, and you can't live on that amount of money, pay your student loans off and function." — Lee Moak, president of the Air Line Pilots Association.