Shortly after 11 AM ET (6 PM in Cairo) Egyptian VP Suleiman announced that President Hosni Mubarak has stepped down.
ABC, CBS and NBC all went to special reports as the news broke:
While the big three cable channels all immediately shifted their focus to Egypt:
The business networks all covered the resignation, focusing on the economic impact:
Al Jazeera English, of course, was on top of the coverage:
The BBC (and BBC America) also covered it live:
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