"I'm real excited that he's safe. But I can't explain what this is like. We feel for Mindy and we feel for Zander." — Gayle Inge, mother of country singer Mindy McCready, after authorities located McCready's 5-year-old son late Friday in Arkansas and took him into custody. Inge is Zander's grandmother and legal guardian in Florida.
"This is the slowest recovery we've seen since (President Herbert) Hoover. He's going to have a hard time putting perfume on this pig." — Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney, in a Fox News interview Friday, acknowledging that a report revealing a drop in the unemployment rate was good news but said it wouldn't help President Barack Obama politically.
"I believe I misspoke very badly in my response to the allegations that have been made. I shouldn't have questioned what the accusers expressed or their motives. I am really sorry that I did that, and I regret any harm that I caused." — Syracuse basketball coach Jim Boeheim apologizing Friday for questioning the motives of the men who accused his longtime assistant, Bernie Fine, of molesting them as minors.