'True peace is not ... a lovely "facade" which conceals conflicts and divisions. Peace calls for daily commitment.'

POPE FRANCIS, in his first Christmas message


Number of fan ejections during the San Francisco 49ers' final game at Candlestick Park, most of which were for public intoxication

'This blunt tool only works because it collects everything.'

William PAULEY, U.S. district judge, ruling that the NSA's data-collection program is legal and "represents the government's counterpunch" against terrorist networks

'We still want to get rid of him.'

NADEZHDA TOLOKONNIKOVA, member of the Russian band Pussy Riot, after serving most of a two-year jail...

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