The weekday report for the topics and people that are trending on
Yahoo! and across the Web for Thursday May 3, 2012.
Research by Search editor Liz Streng
A politician long oppressed by the opposition now joins them in a country's historic chapter. A man who comes from a long line of daredevils decides on a honeymoon destination for his next trick. And even those who don't know the odds of Daddy Long Legs versus Rousing Sermon versus I'll Have Another will be sipping a southern tradition this weekend. Toast to what you readers have been searching.
STANDOUT SPIKES (a deeper dig behind three trending terms)
Aung San Suu Kyi: The politician's roots in Burma's evolution went deep. Her father founded the army and helped win the country's independence from the British in 1947, only to be assassinated that year. Her mother gradually rose in the political ranks, becoming an ambassador to India and Nepal. Kyi received her degrees in England, where she met her husband, and returned in 1998 toRead More »from Aung San Suu Kyi, Niagara Falls tightrope walk, mint juleps: What’s Spiking (Thursday)