A Reluctant Icon Galvanizes Egypt

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Google marketing executive Wael Ghonim prepares to address anti-government protesters in Tahrir Square on February 8, 2011 in Cairo, Egypt.
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Egypt's pro-democracy movement was reinvigorated yesterday after internet-activist Wael Ghonim was released from captivity after 12 days; Congressional Republicans seek to undo President Obama's legacy before it's completed; Anwar Ibrahim, Malaysia's former deptuy prime minister, on why democracy functions in Muslim countries in Southest Asia; a new study finds that many women in the early stages of breast cancer do not need to undergo a painful surgery; another discussion of race in America after Halle Berry says her mixed-race daughter counts as black under the "one-drop theory"; author Susan Jacoby talks about Americans' obsession with denying death in "Never Say Die"; and, the artificial intelligence computer Watson is set to play a "Jeopardy!" match against all-time champion Ken Jennings.