Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak Steps Down

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Less than 24 hours after disappointing massive crowds of Egyptians, President Hosni Mubarak electrified his country tonight by stepping down after all.  One of the most entrenched dictators in the Arab world has been toppled by People Power.

Banner image: An anti-government demonstrator weeps with joy upon hearing the news of the resignation of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak on February 11, 2011 in Cairo, Egypt. Photo: John Moore/Getty Images