The lights were on at Cairo polling places today. But with frequent power outages, voters took nothing for granted. Stores selling gas-powered generators have had a boom in sales, recently, as the country struggles to deal with electric shortages. But few Egyptians, authorities included, are discussing long-term solutions.
The demonstrations in Egypt started because of police brutality. For many there that's no surprise. As Ursula Lindsey reports, in addition to the removal of former president Hosni Mubarak, Egypt's revolution 10 months ago also sought to reform the police.
Some 12,000 Egyptians have been tried by military courts since the overthrow of President Mubarak. Democracy activists accuse the ruling military council of trying to silence its critics. Ursula Lindsey reports from Cairo.
Women played a big role in the Egyptian revolution. But as the new government takes shape, many women activists feel they will be marginalized and left out in the cold. Ursula Lindsey reports from Cairo.
Egyptians are scrambling to form new parties for the first time in decades. Ursula Lindsey reports that they're even working to set up political action committees, some modeled after the American Israel Public Affairs Committee.
Ursula Lindsey reports on the continued attempts by demonstrators in Egypt to affect change. Workers from a wide variety of industries are threatening to strike unless former members of the regime are ousted, wages increased and more reforms introduced.