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. drap

    Somethings never change... .LAPD officer shoot's himself in self defense... .

    January 29, 2011 at 12:29 am | Report abuse |
    • @@@@@@ FREE Q&A on @@@@@@

      then, could Egypt become more or less democratic?

      January 30, 2011 at 4:12 am | Report abuse |
  2. chuck casey

    Good morning hln from ark go hogs

    January 29, 2011 at 7:03 am | Report abuse |
  3. Cesar

    @Chuck Casey, Good morning you dumb stupid meat head.

    January 29, 2011 at 11:47 am | Report abuse |
  4. Cesar

    Chuck Casey: You are 96 years old and in a nursing home. No one cares about you except your family, who is too busy to see you. Chuck: . ".nurse.....nurse"...

    January 29, 2011 at 1:35 pm | Report abuse |
  5. Veritas

    @Ceasar Hi!

    January 29, 2011 at 2:49 pm | Report abuse |
  6. Cesar

    @Veritas: Hi. Good to see you back.

    January 29, 2011 at 3:38 pm | Report abuse |
  7. dell

    cesar, you are an @ss

    January 29, 2011 at 6:58 pm | Report abuse |
  8. mad hater

    These stories are pretty lame, cesar is pretty cool though.

    January 29, 2011 at 8:45 pm | Report abuse |
  9. mad hater

    Cesar, how come you don't tell that philip dude to buy 4 hot dogs and get 1 free then stick em up his A

    January 29, 2011 at 8:51 pm | Report abuse |

    @cesar load your monte carlo up and come out here to missouri.. we can drink some beers and do donuts in the snow..

    January 29, 2011 at 8:58 pm | Report abuse |
  11. Veritas

    @Ceasar yea sometimes i pizzz them off and they block my texts. Just part of dealing with the machine. Freedom of speech is often subjective. Glad to see your flourishing in this forum. Rest assured i'm always lurking somewhere pizzzin somebody off lol

    January 29, 2011 at 9:46 pm | Report abuse |
  12. Philip

    Maybe it's because Philip is a kind and decent old man who has been around longer than most, and has been paying attention to world events for a long long time. Something alien to the likes of you. I garner Cesar will not cave in to childish pier pressure, and certainly hope that will not be the case.

    January 29, 2011 at 10:18 pm | Report abuse |
  13. jerk

    Pier pressure... That's funny.

    January 30, 2011 at 12:17 am | Report abuse |
  14. Philip

    I oftentimes intentionally spell a word incorrectly to see who focuses on the one single word, yet ignores the thrust of the post. It's my simple-minded way of weeding out the pigs so as not to throw my pearls at them...for a pig has no use for pearls, and will trample them. (other than my simple human error mistakes, which are pounced upon by kindly hearted schoolmarms who have really helped me with my spelling here) and as if I even know who "jerk" is...

    January 30, 2011 at 1:14 am | Report abuse |
  15. chrissy

    so phillip i see u have found a road less traveled at last woohoo. and 2 of my favorite peeps are here too yay

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