Friday, January 17, 2014

Trending: Friday, January 17, 2014

Published 4:54 p.m. CDT (GMT - 6:00)

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

Today's headlines
What they're leading with

NBCNews: California governor declares drought emergency, asks for conservation
NPR: Obama calls for limits on NSA's collection of phone data; Pope Benedict reportedly defrocked hundreds of priests for abuse
FoxNews: Ranchers, farmers fear eco-terrorists after EPA releases private info
ABCNews: Carousel: Pope Benedict reportedly defrocked 400 priests in 2 years; Remains found in fiver could be missing NYC autistic teen; Australian daredevil calls shark encounter 'very stupid;' Latest headline: Putin: 'Can't feel weak' in the face of terror threats to Sochi Olympics
CBSNews: Obama's NSA changes raises more questions than answers
USAToday: Freedom Industries files for bankruptcy following Jan. 9 chemical spill; 2 students shot inside Philadelphia high school

Gun violence news
CNN: At least 2 students wounded by shots fired in Philadelphia high school gym (school shooting)
NBCNews: Girl, 4, fatally shoots cousin, 4, while playing at granpa's Detroit home
FoxNews: Utah police officer kills 4 family members, self, authorities say

Water news
NPR: Water's back on for just about everyone in West  Virginia

Hacking news
NBCNews: Six active attacks on retailers found, cybersecurity firm says

Flu news
NBCNews: Look for weird flu symptoms, CDC reminds doctors (H1N1)
NBCNews: Flu spreads, kills 20 children
CBSNews: Flu season child death toll doubles in CDC's latest flu report

Tobacco/smoking news
NPR: Surgeon general adds new risks to long list of smoking's harms

Horse meat news
NPR: Congress blocks slaughtering horses for meat in U.S.

Old bones news
NBCNews: Rediscovered pelvis traced to King Alfred the Great... or his son

Bitcoin news '
FoxNews: Feds to sell $28 million in seized Bitcoins

Mexico CNN: Mexican forces struggle to rein in armed vigilantes battling drug cartel

Hero news
CBSNews: Illinois Boy Scout saves kid who falls through ice

Doomsday clock news
CBSNews: Doomsday clock set at 5 to midnight

World-of-work news
NBCNews: Want to get hired? Don't hug your interviewer

Culture-in-the-U.S. news
NPR: Researchers are totes studying how Ppl shorten words on Twitter

Obituaries in the news
CNN: Hiroo Onoda, Japanese soldier who long refused to surrender, dies at 91

Yesterday's Google trends with at least 1M searches
Oscar nominations
See Trendilla from yesterday (Thursday, January 16, 2014)

Yesterday's Google trends with at least 200,000 but <1M searches
Russell Johnson (The Professor)
See Trendilla from yesterday (Thursday, January 16, 2014) (obituary)

Kate Gosselin
USAToday: Kate Gosselin: Twins were 'caught off guard' on live TV

Glendora fire
WashPost: Colby fire continues to burn above Glendora outside of Los Angeles

Nancy Kerrigan
NPR: Complicating the Tonya and Nancy narratives, 20 years later

Yesterday's Google trends with at least 100,000 but <200,000 searches
USWeekly: Aaliyah's would-be 35th birthday

Cape Town
Reason unknown

Cassandra Lynn Hensley
DailyMail: Playmate found dead

Trending now on U.S. Twitter
Scott Fellows
Starvation 3
Kellen Winslow
Devil's Due

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