2012 YEAR IN REVIEW
The standout news & pop obsessions gleaned from your search habits
Decade of top searches
2001, Yahoo! has dipped into billions of searches to uncover our audience's
curiosities, interests, and what matters most to them. Unlike editorial
retrospectives or surveys, the rankings come from online users’ own search
behavior. Looking back, these lists truly sketch a society in motion: It's a
unique way to gauge social trends and interests in the year’s top stop stories,
compelling newsmakers, and viral fads.
Take a look back at a dozen years of Top 10s to see how the Web has grown — and
preoccupied readers in 2012.
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- Final Glance: Railroad companies
Shares of some top railroad companies were down at the close of trading: CSX fell $.34 or 1.1 percent, to $31.72. Canadian National Railway Co. fell $1.07 or 1.5 percent, to $72.11. Canadian Pacific Railway ...
- Jury: Arab Bank liable in terror attacks
NEW YORK (AP) — A U.S. jury found on Monday that a large Jordan-based bank should be held responsible for a wave of Hamas-sanctioned suicide bombings in the early 2000s that left several Americans dead or wounded.
- President says 'this is not America's fight alone'
- Read Hillary Clinton's 1971 letter to Saul Alinsky
- Record-breaking year for contemporary art
- U.S. and Arab allies launch first strikes on militants in Syria
By Phil Stewart and Tom Perry WASHINGTON/BEIRUT (Reuters) - The United States and its Arab allies bombed militant groups in Syria for the first time on Tuesday, killing scores of Islamic State fighters, members of a separate al Qaeda-linked group and opening a new front amid shifting Middle East alliances. The attacks encountered no objection, and even signs of tacit approval, from President Bashar al-Assad's Syrian government, which said Washington had warned Damascus in advance. ...
- Minn. House candidate saws neighbor's garage in half, lawsuit alleges
- Obama says global climate deal must include emerging economies
By Valerie Volcovici UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama said on Tuesday a new global agreement on climate change must include strong commitments from emerging economies and move past the rich-poor country divide that has hampered progress in United Nations negotiations. Obama addressed the U.N. climate change summit with a statement meant to build political momentum for a global deal on climate change in 2015 and a list of commitments his administration has made to address. ...