Wednesday, December 25, 2013

Trending: Wednesday, December 25, 2013 (Christmas Day)

Published 10:57 a.m. CDT (GMT - 6:00)

Trending now on Google and Twitter at bottom

Today's headlines
FoxNews: Pope Francis hopes for a better world in Christmas Day message
FoxNews: This day in history: George Washington crossed the Delaware on Christmas 1776
Weather/power outage news
NBCNews: Swathes of icy Midwest, Northeast without power on Christmas morning
FoxNews: Utility crews racing to restore power for hundreds of thousands of people ahead of Christmas
CBSNews: Almost 500,000 homes and businesses without power Christmas morning
USAToday: Power outages darken Christmas for thousands

Russian ship stranded in Antarctic
NBCNews: Russian ship frozen in remote Antarctic: 'Not your everyday search-and-rescue'
ABCNews: Cruise ship spends Christmas stuck in ice off Antarctica

Christmas in Afghanistan
NBCNews: Christmas in Afghanistan: Thoughts of home as US troops get on with the job

Delayed Christmas deliveries
CNN: UPS backlog means missing Christmas gifts; Amazon responds
NBCNews: UPS system overload delays Christmas Eve deliveries

After-Christmas news
USAToday: Retailers to roll out huge after-Christmas deals

Terrorism news
CNN: Christmas Day attacks show security challenges in Iraq and Afghanistan
NBCNews: Two rockets hit US Embassy compound in Kabul
NBCNews: 37 killed in Baghdad bomb blasts amid 'deliberate and senseless' targeting of Christians
NPR: Car bomb kills dozens near church in Baghdad

Santa crime news
NBCNews: Man dressed as Santa Claus robs Florida bank

Obamacare deadline
NBCNews: Obamacare draws last-minute shoppers; site gets nearly 2 million visits

Hunger in the U.S. news
NBCNews: Home (and hungry) for the holidays: Families struggle to feed kids during school break

Postage increase news/off-loading news
CNN: Price of stamps to go up 3 cents (will be 49 cents on January 26)
NBCNews: First-class stamps to cost 49 cents as of Jan. 26
NPR: First-class postage rate will rise to 49 cents next month

Capital dome renovation
FoxNews: 2-year renovation starts for US Capitol dome

Gun violence news
NBCNews: New Jersey 'go-go bar' shooting: 3 dead, 2 hurt

South Sudan
CNN: Security Council OKs thousands more troops to South Sudan

NBCNews: Turkey corruption crisis deepens as two cabinet ministers resign

Wildfire news
NBCNews: Lawsuits mount against Arizona officials after fatal Yarnell Hill wildfire

Wood-burning ban news
FoxNews: San Francisco extends wood burning ban to Christmas Day

New car news
USAToday: 'Consumer Reports' picks worst new car values (Volkswagen Beetle with a 2.5-liter engine, Nissan Altima 3.5 SL, Ford Taurus Limited, BMW 750 Li, Chevrolet Camaro convertible 2SS with V-8, Chrylser Town & Country Touring-L wagon/minivan, Ford Escape SE with 1.6-liter turbocharged engine, Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Sahara, Nissan Armada Platinum, Ford F-250 Lariat with 6.7-liter V-8

CNN: 25 apps you should download right now (Ridiculous Fishing, Dots, Vine, Hangouts, VSCO cam, Snapchat, WhatsApp, SoundCloud, Dropbox, Kindle, Fantastical 2, Level, Mailbox, Figure, 1Weather, SwiftKey4, Aviate, Car Widget, Paper, iAWriter, Traktor DJ, How to Cook Everything, Superbrothers: Sword and Sworcery EP)
USAToday: The very best (new) apps of 2013 (Dulingo, Presence by People Power, Snapchat,, Flipp, Pages, Numbers, Keynote, Kingsoft Office, Prizmo, Handy Scanner, Printer Pro from Readdle, Zinio, Next Issue, Traktor DJ, the Walk-Fitness Tracker and Gamer, VEVO
NBCNews: Battery life champs: Longest-lasting tech gear of 2013
NBCNews: Samsung Galaxy S4 phones have big security hole, Israeli researchers say

CNN: McDonald's on employee resources site: Not lovin' it

Humor in the news
CNN: Steve Martin apologizes, offers explanation for 'unfortunate' tweet

Psychology in the news
FoxNews: Making teens relive rapes limits distress, study finds

Return-of-found-money news
CBSNews: Cab driver in Las Vegas returns forgotten $300,000

Investment news
USAToday: 99% of long-term investing is doing nothing

Out-of-the-ordinary news
NBCNews: Report: Controversial judge orders man to write 'Boys do not hit girls' 5,000 times

Trending now on Google
200,000+ searches
Jennifer Aniston

A Christmas Story

100,000+ searches
Santa Claus
Christmas Eve

50,000+ searches
Stores open on Christmas

Trending now on Twitter
Merry Christmas
What to Do With Your New PlayStation 4
Feliz Navidad

Google trends from previous day (added 12/26/13), Tuesday, December 24, 2013
More than 200,000+ searches
A Christmas Story
Where is Santa
Jennifer Aniston

At least 100,000 but <200,000
Santa Claus
Christmas Eve
It's a Wonderful Life
Peter Billingsley
Walmart Christmas Hours

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