Friday, December 13, 2013

Trending: Friday, December 13, 2013

Published 1:16 p.m. CDT (GMT - 6:00)

Yesterday's Google trends and today's U.S. Twitter trends at bottom

Today's headlines
USAToday: Democrats begin to unify on Obamacare after problems

China boundary issue
FoxNews: Chinese naval vessel tries to force U.S. warship to stop in international waters

North Korea
CNN: Uncertainty after North Korea announces execution of leader's uncle
NBCNews: Execution of Kim Jong Un's uncle recalls grandfather's lethal era

Fake sign language interpreter
NPR: Report: Mandela interpreter was once charged with murder

Agriculture news
NPR: USDA steps up fight (against citrus greening) to save Florida's oranges
NPR: Chinese ag scientists charged with stealing patented seeds

Gun issue news
NBCNews: Obama's unlocking of federal funding ban on gun research yields little upshot in first year
NBCNews: AR-15, the most loved, and hated, gun in America
NBCNews: Poll: Support for strict gun control drops to pre-Newtown levels

Light bulb ban news
CNN: Light bulb ban set to take effect
FoxNews: Last light: Final phaseout of incandescent bulbs coming Jan. 1

Weather news
CNN: Get ready for more snow in the Midwest and Northeast
NBCNews: Biggest winter storm of season takes aim at Northeast, threatening foot of snow

Plane crash news
NBCNews: Small plane crashes in Colorado, killing 3 on board, authorities say

Tea party news
CNN: Boehner not taking it anymore from conservative groups

Zoo news
CNN: Report shows animal care 'severely lacking' at Smithsonian National Zoo

Prince Harry/South Pole news
CNN: Prince Harry and team reach South Pole

Typhoon Haiyan follow-up news
CNN: Typhoon Haiyan death toll tops 6,000 in the Philippines

Sports fan injuries
CNN: Several stabbed after NFL football game

Automaker news
CNN: Ford set for most aggressive expansion in 50 years

Meteor news
NBCNews: A peak performance by Germinid meteor shower: See it live or online

Solar system news
CNN: Jupiter's moon Europa puffs water vapor -- could there be life there?

Hater news
CNN: 10 Christmas songs for people who hate Christmas songs

Lottery news
CNN: Won the lottery jackpot? Now find a good financial adviser

Missing American news
NPR: American who disappeared in Iran reportedly worked for CIA

Olympics news
NBCNews: Winter Olympics in the subtropics: Just add snow

School bus behavior news
FoxNews: New Mexico school bus driver accused of punching boy, 11

Culture-in-the-U.S. news
CNN: Netflix finds plenty of binge watching, but little guilt
NBCNews: AR-15, the most loved, and hated, gun in America
NBCNews: Dear Santa: Kids' holiday wish lists can be hilarious or heartbreaking
NBCNews: Holiday spending slides as wealthy hold back
ABCNews: Huge drop in homicides in America's largest cities
USAToday: Sky's the limit: New towers for the rich soar in New York

Out-of-the-ordinary news
HuffPost: Stone baby: Doctors find 40-year-old lithopaedion foetus in body of woman, 82

Outside-the-U.S. news
NBCNews: Ukraine president proposes amnesty for detained pro-West protesters

Yesterday's Google trends with at least 500,000 searches
NBCNews: Beyoncé stuns fans by suddenly dropping new album on iTunes

Yesterday's Google trends with at least 200,000 but <500,000 searches
CNN: 'Affluenza:' Is it real or just bad parenting?
NPR: Probation for teen who killed 4: Here's the judge's thinking

Golden Globe nominations
LATimes: Golden Globes 2014: 'American Hustle,' '12 Years a Slave' take lead

Denver Broncos
ESPN: Philip Rivers, Keenan Allen help Chargers upset Broncos

Yesterday's Google trends with at least 100,000 but <200,000 searches
Russell Wilson
WashPost: Texas Rangers take Russell Wilson in MLB draft

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Happy Friday the 13th
Drunk In Love
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