Verbatim: Aug. 28, 2006

"Your unprecedented holy war and steadfastness are beyond the limits of my description. It's a divine victory. It is a victory for Islam." AYATULLAH ALI KHAMENEI, Iran's Supreme Leader, lauding Hizballah after a cease-fire was declared between the Lebanese militants and Israel

"The wiretapping program here in litigation has indisputably been continued for at least five years ... obviously in violation of the Fourth Amendment." ANNA DIGGS TAYLOR, federal judge, ruling that the NSA's no-warrant surveillance program violates the Fourth Amendment of the U.S. Constitution, which prohibits unreasonable search and seizure

"We could not rule out the risk of somebody going...

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