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Posted at 9:01 AM ET, 01/28/2011

Mandela home, Emanuel home, and Egypt protests

By Melissa Bell
ice cream guy
Buzzfeed took Ricky Carioti's amazing front page photograph of the Ice Cream Guy and turned it into the best meme ever. The Post tracked the Ice Cream Guy down to ask him how meme-hood was going for him. Turns out, he doesn't even like ice cream. (Photo submitted to Buzzfeed from Robot in Disguise)

International news: Mandela home

After a two-day stay in the hospital, South Africa's former president, Nelson Mandela, 92, went home Friday. He had been suffering from an acute respiratory infection. "Everyone was holding their hearts and saying not now," Patricia Ramaila, who has lived across the street from Mandela for four years, told the Associated Press. "A person like Mr. Mandela -- we still need him."

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International news: Egypt protests

I'll be live blogging on the protests today. Come over here to catch up on the events unfolding in the Middle East.

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National news: Rahm Emanuel is back

The will-he, won't-he debate is over: Rahm Emanuel will be allowed back in the Chicago mayoral race. The Illinois Supreme Court ruled he was a resident of the state, after a lower court ruled against him.

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Happy news: This couple wins the dance floor

(Via The Daily What)

By Melissa Bell  | January 28, 2011; 9:01 AM ET
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