"We got scared because we saw these (oxygen masks) come down and the voice of the pilot, that usually is friendly and mellow, was cracking and worried, saying, 'Breathe with the oxygen masks! Sit down!'... Then the plane fell sharply two times." — Italian passenger Paola Casale after the co-pilot of an Ethiopian Airlines jetliner hijacked the plane and took it to Switzerland where he sought political asylum.
"I'm Jimmy Fallon. I'll be your host — for now." — Jimmy Fallon in his first monologue since replacing Jay Leno as host of NBC's "Tonight Show."
"It's the all-time perfect bad timing, but what can you do? It's a curve ball and you've got to go with it." — Bob Costas after an eye infection sidelined him for six days as host of NBC's prime-time Olympics coverage.