Egypt's beleaguered educational system has long been run by Cairo, with poor results. Only Mongolia and Honduras rank lower among comparable economies. Egyptians now demand better.
Google doodle Wednesday remembers Howard Carter, who discovered the tomb of Egyptian pharaoh Tutankhamun.
Ancient history competes with Broadway glamor in New York's Times Square.
Amenhotep III: The largest Amenhotep III to date has been unearthed in Egypt. Amenhotep III was King Tut's grandfather.
The unpopularity of Zahi Hawass, a man who controlled access to Egypt's ancient artifacts the way Mubarak controlled politics, hints at the political battles to come in the unfolding Egypt revolution.
Don't be misled by the grand scale and vast legacy of Egypt's legendary leaders -- from Ramses to Cleopatra to Mehmet Ali. The same nameless Egyptians calling for freedom today have always been the heart of this ancient society.