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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- Nasdaq stocks posting largest percentage increases
A look at the 10 biggest percentage gainers on Nasdaq at the close of trading: Ardelyx Inc. rose 33.7 percent to $19.00. Lakeland Industries Inc. rose 29.6 percent to $9.01. Angie's List Inc. rose 19.2 ...
- Business Highlights
___ Why the bond market is more fragile than you think A bottleneck is building in the global market for bonds. Main Street investors have poured a trillion dollars into bonds since the financial crisis, ...
- Reporter Finds Missing 10-Year-Old Boy While Covering Story
- Man convicted of murder in killing over loud music
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida man who opened fire on a carload of black teenagers in an argument over their loud "thug" music was convicted Wednesday of first-degree murder.
- Police chief: Officer's comments 'unacceptable'
- Civilian casualty standard eased in Iraq, Syria
- O'Reilly: Colbert 'has no bleeping clue how to fight the jihad'
- Kidnapped Texas girl found in Mexico after 12-year search: police
By Tony C. Dreibus AUSTIN Texas (Reuters) - A Texas girl kidnapped 12 years ago at the age of four and taken to Mexico by her mother has been found, law enforcement officials said on Wednesday. Sabrina Allen was taken from Austin, Texas, in April 2002 by Dara Llorens, who was divorced from Allen's father, according to the Austin Police Department. Llorens and the child assumed new identities and moved frequently to evade capture, according to the Federal Bureau of Investigation, which assisted in the hunt for the girl. ...