The day's most popular stories
January 28th, 2011
10:56 PM ET

The day's most popular stories

The five most popular stories on in the past 24 hours, according to NewsPulse.

Rightful winners of '03 jackpot getting paid: Canadian lottery officials say they’ve finally awarded to the correct people a 2003 multimillion-dollar jackpot that authorities say was fraudulently claimed by a lottery retailer’s relative.

Unrest in Egypt: Thousands of demonstrators took to the streets of Egypt's major cities on Friday, prompting the government to deploy the army to keep the peace for the first time since unrest began Tuesday. Protesters are demanding an end to President Hosni Mubarak's 30-year-rule.

Boy drops loaded gun at pre-k class, police say: Florida police are trying to figure out how a 5-year-old boy came into possession of a loaded handgun that he dropped inside a pre-kindergarten class.

Egyptian president dissolves government: Embattled President Hosni Mubarak said early Saturday that he asked the country's government to resign after thousands of angry Egyptians defied a government curfew.

Officer faked school shooting story: A police officer in Los Angeles who claimed he was shot while patrolling near a high school has now been arrested for making up the story, authorities said.

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  1. tony

    @dell, yes, I know.. @mad hater, because that would be unAmerican..@Ruffnut: OK, but I prefer tap. @Veritas, I get blocked too at times. @Philip, why don't you buy four hot dogs with chile and enjoy with a soda?

    January 30, 2011 at 7:52 am | Report abuse |
  2. Cesar

    Make that Cesar not Tony.

    January 30, 2011 at 7:57 am | Report abuse |
  3. Philip

    Because wieners and sody pop is hard to digest I reckon.

    January 30, 2011 at 11:10 am | Report abuse |
  4. mad hater

    Sorry guys

    January 30, 2011 at 8:59 pm | Report abuse |
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