Quotations in the News

"As the United States begins a new chapter in our relationship with Cuba, we hope it will create an environment that improves the lives of the Cuban people." — President Barack Obama to a meeting of civil society groups, which included Cuban dissidents, on the sidelines of the Summit of the Americas in Panama.

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"I think she's going to make sure she's in the small venues, the living rooms, the smaller places where she can connect directly with the voters." — Sylvia Larsen, a former New Hampshire state Senate president and a longtime supporter of Hillary Rodham Clinton, who is expected to launch her 2016 presidential campaign on Sunday.

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"It is possible for something to happen in that gap to significantly raise the officer's perception of risk." — Seth Stoughton, a former police officer and criminal law professor at the University of South Carolina, on the period of time between a dashboard video and cellphone video recorded a fatal encounter between a white South Carolina police officer and a black motorist.