Last week, after the Egyptian opposition called for a march after prayers, TIME’s Abigail Hauslohner, based in Cairo, and TIME’s Rania Abouzeid, who had just returned from covering the Tunisian uprising, walked among the protesters and felt the blunt and brutal response of the regime’s antiriot police. To escape club-bearing cops, Hauslohner ran through narrow streets and found refuge in a small courtyard, only to have a tear-gas canister land near where she stood with a small group of protesters.
In March, on a small reef off the coast of Honduras, a group of pioneering conservationists started teaching sharks how to hunt.
The last time the world heard from Osama bin Laden, there was reason to believe his end was near. In a videotape released in December, bin Laden looked sallow; his speech was slow, and his left arm immobile.
CLARIFICATION APPENDED Written last month, this straightforward account of life in Iraq by a Marine officer was initially sent just to a small group of family and friends.
Most rock bands enthusiastically imitate one another. Small wonder, then, that an original and distinctive group like Santana has taken flight like a Poseidon missile exploding out of a sea of mediocrity
No one can say exactly what it looks like when a planet takes ill, but it probably looks a lot like Earth. Never mind what you’ve heard about global warming as a slow-motion emergency that would take decades to play out.
Eight people drowned and one was missing after a small boat carrying illegal immigrants from Afghanistan hits rocks in the eastern Aegean Sea on Tuesday morning, a spokesman for the Greek coast guard said. Calls from CNN to the nightclub were not immediately returned.
As the crime scene tape starts to come down in this small Southern town, the residents are leaning on one another for comfort and the strength to move on.