2012 YEAR IN REVIEW
The standout news & pop obsessions gleaned from your search habits
Best of entertainment 2012
Photo Galleries By Category
Related Search Results
- Mexico operations thwart child, family migrants
CHAHUITES, Mexico (AP) — Mexico's largest crackdown in decades on illegal migration has decreased the flow of Central Americans trying to reach the United States, and has dramatically cut the number of child migrants and families, according to officials and eyewitness accounts along the perilous route.
- Some parents say guns are safe for kids with proper education and training
A family trip to the gun range will seem shocking to some parents, and like common sense to others. But after a 9-year-old New Jersey girl lost control of an Uzi submachine gun and accidentally killed her shooting instructor while on vacation in Arizona this week, the debate over kids and guns has been renewed.
- Comedian Tracy Morgan still struggling after crash
- Humanity's Longest-Lasting Legacy: Miles of Holes
People have changed the planet so dramatically that some geologists think the Earth has entered a new phase in its geological timeline, named the "Anthropocene." But what about the marks humans are leaving deep underground? "Because it's not in our immediate living environment, it doesn't seem as significant," said Jan Zalasiewicz, a senior lecturer in palaeobiology at the University of Leicester, in the United Kingdom.
- Florida mother arrested after five kids found living in filthy home
By Barbara Liston ORLANDO Fla. (Reuters) - A Florida mother has been charged with child neglect after her 10-year-old boy came to school in foul-smelling clothes and told a teacher he could not remember when he last took a bath, court documents showed. Betsy Velasquez, 34, of Kissimmee, was charged on Tuesday and was released from the Osceola County jail on Wednesday on a $1,000 bond. Investigators were alerted by an elementary school teacher who also said the boy had been coming to school late and hungry.
- Earthquake strikes southern Greece, felt in Athens
A strong earthquake shook southern Greece on Friday and was felt as far as Athens but there were no immediate reports of casualties or serious damage. The Athens Geodynamic Institute also put the quake, which occurred at 0645 local time (2345 ET Thursday), at 5.7 magnitude and said it was undersea. Most cause no serious damage, but a 5.9 magnitude quake near Athens in 1999 killed 143 people.
- Sterling says Clippers deal started with 2 numbers
- Russia’s invasion of Ukraine threatens the dollar: Peter Schiff