June 30, 2013
A lot to celebrate.
According to figures from protest leaders, nearly double the number of people who voted for Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi a year ago Sunday want him to step down.
Organizers of a protest against Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi claim more than 22 million people have signed their petition demanding the Islamist leader step down. Demonstrations Sunday showed the polarization between Morsi and seculars, liberals, moderate Muslims and Christians, the AP reports.
On This Week With George George Stephanopoulos, Wikileaks founder Julian Assange said he doesn't believe the information Edward Snowden revealed about top secret government surveillance programs will make it easier for terrorists to attack the United States.
It was President Obama's second trip to Robben Island, his first since becoming president. UPDATE: Nelson Mandela has passed away.
None of us will ever be this happy.
Built during the Great Depression, the project took a little more than a year. The dangerous nature of constructing what was then the world's tallest building can be seen in these photos from the New York Public Library's collection.