'Saved by a TV commercial. Literally.'
1. ROSIE O'DONNELL, who had a heart attack after helping an "enormous woman" out of a car; she credits taking a Bayer aspirin after suffering symptoms with saving her life
'It's kind of like a truckful of watermelons spilling over on the expressway. Everything's going to come to a halt.'
2. TIM RUBACKY, spokesman for the Mississippi River--based American Queen Steamboat Co.; low waters caused by drought closed 11 miles (18 km) of the crucial commercial waterway
'Rape is rape.'
3. PRESIDENT OBAMA, after Missouri Republican Senate nominee Todd Akin questioned whether women can get pregnant from "legitimate rape"; amid a firestorm of calls for him to drop out, Akin said he will remain in the race
'I hope that these countries that have not been moved by Syrian blood will be moved by the blood of their people.'
4. AHMED GHAZALI, rebel fighter in northern Syria, after veteran Japanese war correspondent Mika Yamamoto was killed while covering the country's civil war
'It's about 10 years too late for the boys to come into the 20th century, never mind the 21st century.'
5. MARTHA BURK, former chair of the National Council of Women's Organizations, after former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and financier Darla Moore became the first two women admitted to Augusta National Golf Club, which hosts the Masters; she later added that the policy change is a "milestone for women in business"
College courses in Iran that women will be barred from attending in the coming year
Value of Apple, based on its stock price on Aug. 20; the company passed Microsoft as the most valuable in history
Percentage increase, from 2007 to 2011, in the number of college grads who joined the U.S. Navy
Number of 1994 Honda Accords stolen in the U.S. last year, making it the most stolen car for the fourth year in a row
Sources: Rosie.com New York Times; CBS; Washington Post; AP