Katie Couric Makes It Out of Egypt

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Katie Couric was back anchoring the CBS Evening News from New York Thursday after a tense trip to Cairo.

 

NBC's Brian Williams also left Thursday for Jordan and was in place to anchor the Nightly News from Amman.

“Thank u everyone for your concerns!” Couric Tweeted Thursday. “I just landed at JFK..may go back, but for now very happy to be home. See u at 6:30 I hope!”Couric had been reporting from Cairo since Tuesday (along with Chief Foreign Affairs Correspondent Lara Logan, CBS News Correspondent Mark Strassmann and CBS News Correspondent Elizabeth Palmer).

On Wednesday, she was mobbed by Mubarak supporters as she tried to conduct an interview near Tahrir Square. 
 
 
“It is pretty scary and unruly out there, but we're being very cautious,” she Tweeted a short time later.
 
More than 30 journalists have been targeted while covering protests aimed at removing President Hosni Mubarak from power.
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