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'The picture was of me, and I sent it.'

1. ANTHONY WEINER, Democratic Representative from New York, who admitted June 6 to having repeatedly lied about a racy picture sent from his Twitter account

'All of Dominique Strauss-Kahn's power, money and influence will not stop the truth of what he did to her in that hotel room from coming out.'

2. KENNETH THOMPSON, attorney for the maid who was allegedly assaulted by the former IMF chief

'This investigation has been a disaster.'

3. MICHAEL OSTERHOLM, infectious-disease expert at the University of Minnesota, on Germany's search for the source of Europe's deadly E. coli outbreak; cucumbers and sprouts were named, but investigators have backtracked

'Thirty years ago, this mystery disease was called a gay plague. It was a shunned disease ... Now it's a completely different world.'

4. MICHEL SIDIBE, head of UNAIDS, which says the rate of new HIV infections declined nearly 25% from 2001 to 2009; June 5 marked the 30th anniversary of the first official report on the HIV virus

'It's hard to find the words.'

5. SUKANYA ROY, 14, on winning the Scripps National Spelling Bee; she took the trophy with the word cymotrichous


Number of pennies used by Jason West of Vernal, Utah, to pay a disputed $25 medical bill; he was cited for disorderly conduct--the fine for which could be up to $140


Approximate number of square miles (1,550 sq km) burned in an Arizona wildfire--the second largest in the state's history--as of June 8


Approximate number of people who showed up for a German teenager's birthday party after she neglected to mark the Facebook invitation to it as private; she did not attend


Percentage of Americans who say they believe in God, according to a Gallup poll; 96% said they did when Gallup first asked the question, in 1944

Sources: ABC News; Reuters; AP; BBC; CNN