November 26, 2012 The decree, which granted the Egyptian president sweeping power, unleashed mass protests. Today, Mohammed Morsi softened his language, but stood his ground, saying the decree will not change.
May 9, 2011 The Mississippi river is expected to crest in Memphis Tuesday near record levels; the average price for regular gas reaches $4 a gallon; 12 people died in religious fighting in Cairo this weekend; tens of thousands of people turned out in Mexico City Sunday to protest drug violence
February 24, 2011 When Egypt's army asserted itself during the country's recent unrest, a main goal was to protect historical sites. But when it came to the Library of Alexandria, the demonstrators protected the building themselves — by forming a human chain around it.