The updated report for the topics and people that are trending on
Yahoo! and across the Web for Wednesday, March 21, 2012.
Research by Search editors Liz Streng & Christopher Craig
- Mohammed Merah: A 23-year-old man described by French authorities as a self-styled al Qaeda jihadist, has been named as the chief suspect in a series of shootings that have left seven people dead. (PM update)
- Hailey Dunn: Texas police said they have discovered human remains near an airport approximately 40 miles from where 13-year-old Hailey Dunn reportedly disappeared just after Christmas 2010. (PM update)
- Karilyn Bales: The wife of Staff Sgt. Robert Bales, the American soldier suspected of carrying out the March 11 shooting rampage that killed 16 Afghan civilians, is being protected in a Washington military base along with her children. In a statement, she voiced her sadness at the massacre. (PM update)
- Mister Rogers: His birthday was on Tuesday. Throughout March PBS will be