2012 YEAR IN REVIEW
The standout news & pop obsessions gleaned from your search habits
Year in Review 2012: Top 10 Searches
Chalk up another one for the voter: People may have been wearied by the negative campaigns, but they persevered through the slog of politics and made "elections" the year's most searched term. The fifth iteration of an Apple smartphone, a glorious gathering of athletes, the passing of a superstar, and a bevy of celebrities—including one duchess—also mesmerized online audiences in 2012.
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- Los Angeles subway dig finds prehistoric artifacts
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Scientists have long known that years before hipsters and tourists were trekking along Los Angeles' Miracle Mile, dinosaurs were doing so.
- 'Baby Having 2 Heads' Born in India
- Jon Stewart Rips Apart Fox News' Attempt to 'School' Him on Food Stamp Fraud
Earlier this month, Jon Stewart ripped Fox News for its mania over individuals abusing government-provided food stamps. Well, Fox News saw the segment, and decided to defend themselves – they were just "shedding light" on the issue, they said – and "school" Jon Stewart. Yes, a Fox News pundit actually said he was going to "school" him. "Perhaps you really are a watchdog for the American people," he said speaking to Fox News.
- Russian Commandos Invade Ukraine
- Woman finds huge silverfish bug in soup served in New York restaurant
- Karzai says war 'imposed' on Afghanistan
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan President Hamid Karzai says the last 12 years of war were "imposed" on Afghans, a reference to the U.S.-led invasion that ousted the Taliban.
- Did dad know he was shooting daughter's guest?
SPRING, Texas (AP) — A grand jury will have to determine whether a suburban Houston man who killed a 17-year-old boy in his teenage daughter's bedroom knew he was shooting the girl's guest — or thought he was shooting an intruder.
- Couple kicked out of McDonald’s for sitting ‘too long’ offered free meals for life