An Egyptian army soldier, right, orders a protester standing on a car and waving the Egyptian flag in defiance to come down, after Egyptian troops tore down the protesters encampment in Tahrir Square in downtown Cairo, Egypt Monday Aug. 1, 2011. Ben Curtis/AP hide caption

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Protests Rage On As Mubarak Stands Trial

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People watch the trial of former Egyptian Interior Minister Habib el-Adly and six top police officials live on a TV screen outside the Police Academy complex in Cairo, Egypt Thursday, Aug. 4, 2011. A day after the start of Hosni Mubarak's trial, seven of his co-defendants are back in the courtroom on charges of ordering the killing of protesters during uprising that toppled Egypt's president. Khalil Hamra/AP hide caption

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Political Volatility Persists During Mubarak Trial

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Academy-Award winner Rachel Weisz as Kathy Bolkovac in Larysa Kondracki's debut "The Whistleblower". Sophie Giraud /Samuel Goldwyn Films hide caption

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American Blows The Whistle On Bosnian Sex Crimes

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President Barack Obama turns with Col. Kenneth Rizer to listen to members of the media and crew sing him Happy Birthday on the tarmac as he arrives from Chicago on Air Force One, Thursday, Aug. 4, 2011, in Andrews Air Force Base, Md. Carolyn Kaster/AP hide caption

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Turning 50 And Staying Fabulous

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Building, Growing A Black Family's Media Dynasty

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