An Egyptian official says the top prosecutor in the Hosni Mubarak trial will appeal the recent verdict, which acquitted the former leader and his two sons on corruption charges and cleared senior police officers of complicity in killing protesters during last year's uprising.
The mood in Cairo's Tahrir Square is jubilant. Many believe the Egyptian leadership is ready to make some major concessions after 17 days of protests. President Hosni Mubarak is expected to give a speech tonight and it's anticipated he will step down.
On Day 15 of the crisis in Egypt:— NPR's Eric Westervelt reported on Morning Edition that while there are "no signs the [protest] movement is weakening," the government of President Hosni Mubarak is trying to project an image of "business as usual" and some Egyptians are hoping that things