Mubarak resigns, hands power to military

Friday, February 11, 2011 | 10:28 a.m. CST; updated 12:03 p.m. CST, Friday, February 11, 2011

CAIRO — Egypt's Hosni Mubarak resigned as president and handed control to the military on Friday, bowing down after a historic 18-day wave of pro-democracy demonstrations by hundreds of thousands.