Monday, January 6, 2014

Trending: Monday, January 6, 2014

Published 3:41 p.m. CDT (GMT - 6:00)

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

Today's headlines
What they're leading with
CNN: 'Historic and life-threatening' freeze brings rare danger warning
NBCNews: JetBlue halts flights at 4 airports as deep freeze bears down on Northeast
NPR: Supreme Court halts gay marriages in Utah
FoxNews: Kerry faces pushback after floating role for terror sponsor Iran in Syria talks
ABCNews: Carousel: Steubenville student convicted of rape released, Nanny jailed for shaken baby death gives birth, Scenes from the deep freeze enveloping the US; Most recent headline: Utah gay marriage case could make it back to Supreme Court after appeal
CBSNews: 'Polar vortex' moves east, blasting Arctic air, threatening frostbite
USAToday: Polar vortex smashing cold records, more likely to fall

Air travel news
NBCNews: Weather delays leave thousands of air travelers stranded

Weather news
NBCNews: As US freezes, heatwave prompts 'severe fire' warnings in Australia

Supreme Court news
CNN: High court puts same-sex marriage on hold in Utah

Terrorism news
CNN: 'Jihad Jane' (Colleen LaRose) sentenced to 10 years
NBCNews: 'Jihad Jane' gets 10-year sentence for terror plot against cartoonist
NBCNews: Young girl wearing suicide vest caught by Afghan police (life-as-a-child news)

Technology prediction news
TIME: 5 tech products that will be dead in 5 years (Blu-ray/DVD players, stand-alone in-car GPS units, dial-up internet, low-end digital cameras, car keys)
NBCNews: Touchless touchscreens may be just a software update away

Technology/entertainment news
ABCNews: Roku thinks outside to box with TVs to call its own (smart TVs news)

Aviation industry news
NPR: Boeing delivers record number of jetliners in 2013

Startup news
CNN: Mashable raises $13 million to launch expansion effort

Bernie Madoff/JP Morgan Chase followup news
NBCNews: JPMorgan Chase set to reach billion-dollar settlement over Madoff case

Mary Kay Letourneau follow-up news
ABCNews: Ex-teacher Mary Kay Letoruneau jailed in Seattle (for suspended drivers license)

Child abuse news
NBCNews: Man gets eight months in prison for slapping toddler on plane

Road rage news
FoxNews: FBI joins police in multi-state hunt for Pennsylvania highway killer

Boundary conflict news
ABCNews: N.J. woman sues home developer over 'aggressive, hostile' neighbor

Pediatric health news
CBSNews: Concussion recovery in kids may be slowed by homework, video games

It's-not-fiction news
FoxNews: Man 'unaware' of nail lodged in skull after home improvement accident

Super Bowl commercial news
CBSNews: Why Super Bowl commercials may be a waste of money

Life-hack news (new term news)
BuzzFeed: 14 Mac hack that will change the way you use your computer

Advertising stunt news
CBSNews: Nvidia crop circle marketing stunt gets attention

Brain plasticity news (perfect pitch news
NPR: Want perfect pitch? You might be able to pop a pill (valprioc acid) for that

Culture-in-the-U.S. news
NBCNews: After the recession: A tale of two Americans (have-versus-have-not news)
FoxNews: White House resets focus to 'income inequality,' amid ObamaCare problems (have-versus-have-not news)
HuffPost: Nearly half of black males, 40 percent of white males are arrested by age 23: Study

World-of-work news
CNN: Millenials turn up heat against low wages (generation news)
NBCNews: Is today really the most depressing day of the year?
NBCNews: Angry workers use tires to barricade bosses inside Goodyear factory in France

Outside-the-U.S. news
NBCNews: Fine French food in the heart of Pakistan, just no Pakistanis allowed
NPR: Deadly violence mars elections in Bangladesh

Yesterday's Google trends with at least 1M searches
Green Bay Packers

Yesterday's Google trends with at least 500,000 but <1M searches
Downton Abbey
NPR: 'Downton' returns, and it's as rich as ever

Gia Allemand
ABCNews (blog): 'The Bachelor' pays tribute to Gia Allemand

Philip Rivers
NYDailyNews: NFL Playoffs: Philip Rivers, Chargers dispose of Bengals move on to Broncos

Yesterday's Google trends with at least 200,000 but <500,000 searches
School closings

Yesterday's Google trends with at least 100,000 but <200,000 searches

Trending now on U.S. Twitter
#polarvortex (new term, language change alert)
Deion Branch
Mark Mangino
Nancy Grace
Teen Wolf

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