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'I nearly had a heart attack.' PAUL KALAS, of the University of California, Berkeley, whose team of scientists snapped one of the first photographs of a planet outside our solar system

'Is Kashkari a chump?' REPRESENTATIVE ELIJAH CUMMINGS, questioning Neel Kashkari, manager of the Treasury Department's $700 billion rescue plan, after bailout recipient AIG spent $503 million on executive bonuses

'Today the school is open, but there are no girls.' MEHMOOD QADERI, principal of the Mirwais Mena girls' school in Kandahar, Afghanistan, after a group of men attacked 15 girls and teachers with acid

'You know, they're not expecting miracles.' BARACK...

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