Saturday, December 28, 2013

Saturday, December 28, 2013

Published 11:14 a.m. CDT (GMT - 6:00)

Yesterday's Google trends and trending now on Twitter (U.S.) at bottom

Today's headlines
2013 in review
CNN: The top 10 tech 'fails' of 2013 ( rollout, Twitter Music, Blackberry's freefall continues, Surface (iPad competitor) struggles, Reddit names wrong guys (after Boston Marathon bombings), Yahoo e-mail, Facebook's 'phone,' Smartwatches -- too soon?, Web hoaxes, Social-media meltdowns)
NBCNews: They liked it and put a ring on it: Celebrity weddings of 2013
NBCNews: One-pot meals, crispy chicken; 13 most popular recipes in 2013
NBCNews: Biggest reality TV scandals of 2013 (Duck Dynasty, Kitchen Nightmares, Big Brother, The Biggest Loser, American Idol, The Real Housewives of New Jersey)

2014 preview
NBCNews: Clearer path for Obama regulatory agenda after 'nuclear option' paves the way
NBCNews: New year, old headaches? Checking in with the IRS, NSA and Benghazi controversies
NPR: Up next for Joe Biden, a busy year (Election 2016) -- and a choice

Flash mob news (new thing)
CNN: Mob of teens overruns mall in Brooklyn; unaccompanied teens denied entrance

Health-labeling news (new in 2013)
CBSNews: Calorie info coming to vending machines as part of healthcare overhaul

Knockout game (new in 2013)
NBCNews: Texan charged with hate crime for 'knockout game' hit denied bail

Stranded ship news
NBCNews: New ship on the way after Antarctic rescue boat hits ice
FoxNews: Rescue of icebound Antarctic ship faces setback
USAToday: Icebound ship in Antarctica faces rescue setback

Power outage news
NBCNews: Winter storm power cuts: Frustration grows with tens of thousands still in the dark

Armed robbery news
CNN: FBI hunts for man wanted in multi-state robberies, shootings of 2 officers

Slain heiress (Nedenia Post Dye)
FoxNews: Honduras police arrest suspect in death of American heiress

NSA/spying news
NBCNews: New York federal judge rules NSA phone surveillance is legal
FoxNews: 'Counter-punch:' Federal judge rules NSA data collection legal
CBSNews: Federal judge: NSA phone surveillance is legal

U.S. military base news
ABCNews: Why the Okinawa base relocation matters

Terrorism news
ABCNews: Death toll in Beirut blast rises to 7

NBCNews: Removal of chemical weapons from Syria will miss deadline: watchdog
ABCNews: Activists: Syrian airstrike kills 21 in Aleppo

CNN: China eases one-child policy, ends re-education through labor camps
NBCNews: China officially eases controversial one-child policy

CNN: Libya releases 4 U.S. military personnel
NBCNews: Four American service members freed from Libyan custody

India (train accident news)
CNN: At least 26 dead in India train fire
NBCNews: At least 23 reported killed in huge India train fire

NPR: Egypt launches renewed crackdown on Muslim Brotherhood

Adam Lanza/Newtown/Sandy Hook follow-up
CNN: Conn. police release final report on Newtown school shooting
NBCNews: Police release full Newtown massacre report, with photos and video
NPR: Newtown report offers few insights into school shooting
USAToday: Newtown killer had occasionally violent tendencies

Rare illness news
NBCNews: Obese, but starving: Girl, 12, denied weight-loss surgery for rare illness (hypothalamic obesity)

Archaeology news
NBCNews: Year in science: Old bones yield new revelations about kings and genes

Mt. St. Helens
NBCNews: Film from photographer killed in St. Helens blast found

Mountain-climbing news
NBCNews: Climbing for a Cure, a 9-year-old boy reaches 22,000-foot peak

Polar bear news
NPR: A scientist's new job: Keeping the polar bears' plight public

Starfish news (threatened species news)
CBSNews: The starfish are dying, and no one know why

Odor trespassing news (new issue)
NBCNews: Group sues city over La Jolla Cove odor

Investment news
CBSNews: Apple leads record return of cash to shareholders

Presidential library news
USAToday: In quest for Obama library, Hawaii plays underdog

World-of-work news
NBCNews: Long-term jobless facing new year without aid
NBCNews: Judge invalidates part of new minimum wage law
NPR: More than 1 million Americans lose unemployment benefits
FoxNews: 1.3 million to lose unemployment benefits as Obama pushes for aid extension

Pop culture
USAToday: Prince blazes through 35 years of his funk catalog

Culture-in-the-U.S. news
CNN: Mob of teens overruns mall in Brooklyn; unaccompanied teens denied entrance
NBCNews: SC woman charged with stabbing husband with a ceramic squirrel
NPR: Stories merge as 'Duck Dynasty' fans plan 'Chick-Phil-D' Day

Yesterday's Google trends with at least 100,000 searches
Paul Walker Faked His Death (hoax)

Red Lobster
ABCNews: Red Lobster say it's not closing its 705 restaurants

Trending now on Twitter (Cultural detritus)
Doe B
New Years
The Tribez

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