Egypt's Voters: 'We're Making History'

In today's link roundup: Vote counting is under way in Egypt. Plus: 50 Cent's take on marriage and straight male "little buns."

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Egypt's voters say, 'We're making history': Vote counting is under way in the historic presidential election that pitted stability against the ideals of the uprising that ended Hosni Mubarak's rule. Read some of the voters' stories here.

50 Cent's take on gay marriage and straight male "little buns": The rapper is all for marriage equality, but he now thinks heterosexuals will need protection from threats including elevator bun grabs.

Missing Missouri college student remembered on 24th birthday: Phoenix Coldon has been missing since Dec. 18. She was last seen in the driveway of the family's St. Louis County home at about 3 p.m. Roughly three hours later, Coldon's black 1998 Chevy Blazer was impounded by police after it was discovered about a 25-minute drive from her home, at Ninth Street and St. Clair Avenue in East St. Louis. The keys were in the ignition, with the motor running and the driver's door open.

Colin Powell endorses same-sex marriage: "It seems to me it's the way we should be moving in this country," he said.

Will Smith explains reporter slap: "So I go to give this joker a hug and he tries to lean in to kiss me, you know? And ... it's just awkward, Dave," said Smith on The Late Show. The actor explained that after he smacked the reporter, the people with the man later explained to him that the impromptu kiss was all part of an elaborate plan for a story.

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