Thousands of supporters of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak turned out in the streets of Cairo today, some rode horses and camels and used whips to attack anti-government protesters. One protester said he feared a “blood bath” as the dangerous face-off continues.
A massive winter storm, more than 2,000 miles in reach, covered much of the nation’s midsection with snow and ice Wednesday. In Chicago public schools were closed for the first time in 12 years.
New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristoff joins us from Cairo, where he tells us that the face-off between anti-government protesters and supporters of Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak are “not a clash… a crackdown.”
Danny Boyle’s film “127 hours” was nominated for 6 Academy Awards last month. The movie is based on the true-life story of hiker Aron Ralston who was trapped in a Utah canyon for 127 hours until he freed himself by cutting off his arm. We revisit a conversation with Danny Boyle.
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The International Energy Agency is warning that unless nations take urgent action to reduce carbon dioxide levels, average temperatures on the earth could rise by more than nine degrees Fahrenheit.4 Comments | more »