January 30, 2011 6:19 PM

Egypt's Mubarak on the brink; ElBaradei demands 'new era'

Opposition figure Mohammed ElBaradei emerged from house arrest late Sunday to join throngs of protesters in central Cairo, echoing their demand that U.S.-allied President Hosni Mubarak resign. The dramatic nighttime appearance suddenly placed ElBaradei at the forefront of a leaderless grassroots revolt that's brought Egypt's government to the brink of collapse.

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