The day's most popular stories
Egyptians took to the streets to celebrate after President Hosni Mubarak stepped down Friday and handed over power.
February 11th, 2011
10:44 PM ET

The day's most popular stories

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

Mubarak resigns presidency: Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak stepped down Friday and handed over power to the military, his nearly three decades of iron rule ended by a groundswell of popular protests that began January 25.

Dad's letter claims he killed twins, police say: The father of missing Swiss twins sent a letter to his wife saying he had killed them before committing suicide, police said Friday.

'Dukes of Hazzard' actress Peggy Rea dies: Actress Peggy Rea, possibly best known for her work on "The Dukes of Hazzard," died of congestive heart failure on Saturday at her home in Toluca Lake, California.

Facebook launches pages redesign: Facebook has begun rolling out a full redesign of Facebook Pages. The changes will make the Pages look and operate more like user profiles.

Granddaughter wants share of Einstein profits: Albert Einstein made many contributions to modern science, but it's the videos, bobblehead dolls and Halloween masks using his image that continue to generate millions of dollars long after his death.

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  1. raven

    Woo Hoo,party in the CNN blog room! Isnt it great what the citizens of Egypt accomplised ?? Im so proud for them !

    February 12, 2011 at 1:30 am | Report abuse |
  2. raven

    Where is everyone ? Hullooo.....(echo,echo) Anyway, Happy Birthday , Egypt !

    February 12, 2011 at 2:06 am | Report abuse |
  3. AMERICA 1st

    Yea they got rid of a dictator! big deal. germany did too

    February 12, 2011 at 4:14 am | Report abuse |
    • leeintulsa

      Dude, um.. You're a winner here. They didn't need our help, the germans did. And really, the germans? It feels kinda apples/orangish. There are better examples.

      February 12, 2011 at 12:25 pm | Report abuse |
  4. raven

    Yeah by means of a World War and countless soldiers from many countries not a peaceful group of indigenous protesters .

    February 12, 2011 at 4:21 am | Report abuse |
  5. personny

    Israel is becoming a nation. http://nopolicestate.blogspot.com/2011/01/egypt_29.html

    February 12, 2011 at 9:30 am | Report abuse |
  6. kim

    Yes a peaceful outing of a dictator now lets hope for a progressive and productive government that knows it people do not want to return to the old way of thinking they want to have a fair chance at work, education, and proper treatment by the law!

    February 12, 2011 at 12:29 pm | Report abuse |
  7. leeintulsa

    A government of the people, by the people, and for the people. You know. Maybe we could send them some photocopies in case their internet goes down...

    February 12, 2011 at 12:37 pm | Report abuse |
  8. Cesar

    God bless the Germans!!! I love them ! Great beer and awesome Polish sausage.

    February 12, 2011 at 3:16 pm | Report abuse |
    • RUFFNUTT

      you forgot vw bugs and sourcraut..

      and farfenugen

      February 12, 2011 at 5:09 pm | Report abuse |
  9. Cesar

    And so, I put it to you, my fellow Americans, let freedom ring, remove all beer restrictions in the world. Let us choose to purchase beer in Texas after midnight on Saturday and before noon on Sunday. Did Thomas Jefferson say, "Wait, there will be no beer sold after noon on Sunday in Texas?" And what of the French and Napoleon? Did the French send the Statue of Liberty as a symbol of restriction or freedom. The people have spoken. A government of the people, by the people, and for the people. Thank you.

    February 12, 2011 at 3:31 pm | Report abuse |
  10. Aguillera

    I have a tortilla with the image of the virgin mary on it.

    February 12, 2011 at 4:45 pm | Report abuse |
  11. RUFFNUTT

    anyone else still in love with daisy duke? she was awesome..

    February 12, 2011 at 5:11 pm | Report abuse |
  12. Merle Hagard

    I kissed my sweetie with my fist.

    February 12, 2011 at 5:15 pm | Report abuse |
  13. Cesar

    Catherine Bach played the part of Daisy. I don't recall what part Peggy Rae played. (RIP)

    February 12, 2011 at 5:25 pm | Report abuse |
    • RUFFNUTT

      misses hogg

      February 12, 2011 at 6:56 pm | Report abuse |
  14. Dilford

    Sonny Shroyer as Anus oops I meant Enos was the best Dukes of Hazzard character... .

    February 12, 2011 at 9:18 pm | Report abuse |
  15. Cesar

    @Aguillera, make a taco with it, eat it and you shall be blessed my son.........@Dilford..So what what do you recommend for a little Enos itch?

    February 12, 2011 at 9:31 pm | Report abuse |
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