Egypt: Ten Days of Protests, Disruption, Continued Uncertainty

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Violence escalated overnight in Cairo's Tahrir Square. During the day, journalists from NPR, the Washington Post, New York Times, CNN, al-Jazeera and other news outlets were detained and in some cases roughed up by the pro-government groups. But the new Prime Minister, a recent appointee of Hosni Mubarak, has apologized and promised that forces behind the violence will be held to account. Also, the discovery of more than 1200 new planets that might have life.

Banner image: Foreign journalists and Egyptian anti-government demonstrators take cover behind makeshift shields during clashes with pro-regime opponents (not seen) at Cairo's Tahrir Square on February 3, 2011. Photo: Miguel Medina/AFP/Getty Images