'Either give them the basic tools for protecting the population and themselves or have the decency to just bring them all home.'

GEORGE CLOONEY, newly appointed U.N. Messenger of Peace, on the world's failure to supply peacekeepers in Darfur

'We witness today that Iran has taken its first step in space very firmly, precisely and with awareness.'

MAHMOUD AHMADINEJAD, Iranian President, on the launch of a rocket that likely cracked the 60-mile (96.5 km) mark, the technical threshold of space. An orbital mission is promised for the future

'My heart is broken.'

MICHELLE WILLIAMS, former companion of Heath Ledger and mother...

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