Whitney M. Young, civil rights leader
"I owned the world that hour as I rode over it, free of the earth, free of the mountains, free of the clouds, but how inseparably I was bound to them."
Charles Lindbergh, American aviator
"Our offer is clear, and their response is not clear. The Iranian government needs to respond in a very clear way to the generous offer [from] the international community."
Ric Grenell, spokesman for the U.S. mission to UN. Read the full story.
"Our objective should be to stop this virus, and the best way to do so is with a vaccine. We need to get away from this home-run mentality to research. Science is incremental.""
Global HIV Vaccine Enterprise executive director Alan Bernstein. Read the full story.
UN DISPATCH: If the UN is "crippled" in its position straddling this contentious border region, it is only because the governments of Ethiopia and Eritrea decided to cripple it, flouting international agreements and depriving it of fuel.
Margaret Chan, head of the World Health Organization's China unit, referring to the global gay community in the context of the AIDS epidemic, as quoted by Bloomberg.com