Tuesday, December 31, 2013

Trending, Tuesday, December 31, 2014 (New Year's Eve)

Published 10:05 a.m. CDT (GMT - 6:00)

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

Today's headlines
2013 in review
NBCNews: 2013 in news: Terror in Boston, gridlock in Washington, history at the Vatican
NPR: In memoriam: 2013 (Listen: A tribute to music greats who died in 2013)
FoxNews: Fox News poll: Voters give 2013 a thumbs up, feel optimistic about economy
FoxNews: Congress letting 55 tax breaks expire at year's end

2014 preview
CNN: New year, new laws: Obamacare, pot, guns and drones
NBCNews: US Olympic CEO:  Russian bombings 'a preview of what could happen in' in Sochi
NBCNews: Hey! Who turned out the lights? Incandescent bulb ban just one of new year's new laws
NBCNews: Think 2013 was bad year for health politics? Just wait for 2014
FoxNews: Americans hopeful for a better 2014, poll finds
FoxNews: Drones, placentas and transgender students: New laws in 2014 cover much ground
ABCNews: New laws you need to know about in 2014: From tanning salons to pot

New Year's Eve
CNN: New Year's Eve: Ushering in 2014 with edible confetti, drag queen drop
NBCNews: Cold, snow arrive with New Year, but record storm unlikely
NBCNews: New Year's Eve: Global  revelers begin ringing in 2014

What to call 2014?
CNN: 2014: How are you going to say it? (We're slowly changes from 'two-thousand' to 'twenty')

Hangover news
NBCNews: Hangovers really do get worse as we get older, and here's why

Obamacare/Healthcare.gov
CNN: Starting the new year  in Obamacare limbo
NPR: Official in charge of creating HealthCare.gov steps down

Stranded Antarctic research ship
ABCNews: Helicopter rescue for stranded Antarctic ship on hold for better weather

Beyoncé-Challenger controversy
CNN: Beyoncé: No disrespect intended to dead Challenger astronauts with song

Train derailment news
NBCNews: Mile-long train carrying crude oil derails, explodes in North Dakota

Housing news
CNN: Home prices jump 13.6%

Health news
NBCNews: Millions of high risk for lung cancer should be screened years, panel says

Transplant controversy news
ABCNews: Boy who fought 'under-12 rule' gets lung transplant

Climate change news
NBCNews: Florida's mangrove forests expand north with climate change

Volcano news
NBCNews: More than 19,000 flee as volcano erupts on Indonesia's Sumatra
NPR: VIDEO: Volcano erupts in El Salvador, ash and gas soar

Northern Ireland
NBCNews: Northern Ireland talks prove fruitless after year of renewed rioting, bombs

Democratic Republic of Congo
NBCNews: Scores die as followers of 'prophet' Gedeon seize TV station in Congo

Gun violence news/family-cide news
NBCNews: MJ man arrested for shooting his grandmother: cops

Drone news
NBCNews: Drones take next step with announcement of test sites

Trademark infringement news
NPR: The other 'f' word: Brewer responds to Starbucks over beer name

Animal amazement news
NPR: Animal (planarian) loses its head but remembers everything

Pop culture
CNN: Netflix deleting dozens of classics: Last chance to stream 'Titanic,' 'Top Gun' on Netflix
USAToday: 'Price is Right' gives away most valuable car ever

Vigilante news
USAToday: Woman, worried son was assaulted, slices man's genitals

World-of-work news/CEO salaries
CNN: Netflix CEO Hastings gets 50% pay hike for 2014
NBCNews: Man accidentally killed by truck on tarmac at Boston airport
NBCNews: More 'quality' jobs seen as sign of improving economy
FoxNews: Businesses brace for 'serious cuts' as city (SeaTac, Washington) enacts highest-in-nation $15 minimum wage

Culture-in-the-U.S. new
NBCNews: Light-hearted obits more than a passing fancy, say family of 2013's funniest dead
NPR: On evolution, a widening political gap, Pew says
CBSNews: Republicans' belief in evolution plummets, poll reveals
USAToday: One-third of Americans reject human evolution

Outside-the-U.S. news
USAToday: Chinese doctor admits selling patients' newborns

Obituaries in the news
BleacherReport: Akeem Adams, Trinidad and Tobago defender, dies in Hungary
LIFE: Photographer spotlight: John Dominis
NBCNews: Former longtime Indiana Congressman Andrew Jacobs, Jr., dies at 81
USAToday: School of Seven Bells' Benjamin Curtis dies at 35

Yesterday's Google trends with at least 100,000 searches
Denver Broncos
ESPN: Peyton Manning mark under review

League of Legends
TheInquisitr: League of Legends, Reddit taken down in attack aimed at gamer PhantomLord

Mike Shanahan
NYDailyNews: Redskins fire Mike Shanahan after disastrous 3-13 season

quenelle
UKTelegraph: Nicolas Anelka and West Bromwich Albion must apologise now over guenelle gesture

KayORedd
UPI: Kayo Redd, Waka Flocka's younger brother, dies

Tim Tebow
BleacherReport: Tim Tebow hired by ESPN as analyst for SEC Network

Dwyane Wade
USAToday: Dwayne Wade on infant son: 'Blessing to the bloodline'

New Orleans Saints
NFL.com:  New Orleans Saints will travel to Philadelphia Eagles

Happy New Year 2014
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