Tuesday, January 28, 2014

Trending: Tuesday, January 28, 2014

Published 11:55 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
CNN: This year's State of the Union is a defining test for Obama
NBCNews: Worst snow and ice in a generation threaten parts of an unprepared South
NPR: Obama to raise minimum wage for federal contracts; Emergencies declared as deep freeze hits Deep South
FoxNews: Afghan soldiers still can't read, despite $200M US-backed program, report finds
ABCNews: Carousel: Where are they now: Last year's State of the Union proposals; 'Government conspiracy' led highway gunman to start shooting; The absolute best and worst Super Bowl teaser ads; Latest news: Boehner says Obama's plan to go around Congress leads to 'brick wall'
CBSNews: Is Obama overstepping his bounds with executive actions?
USAToday: Best Value colleges generous with financial aid; If the credit charge was $9.84, take a closer look

State-of-the-Union news

ABCNews: The 7 strangest State of the Union rituals

Pre-Super Bowl news

CBSNews: Super Bowl XLVIII security: Inside the event's secret command center


CNN: Ukraine government resigns, parliament scraps anti-protest laws amid crisis


CNN: Google Glass adds style, prescription lenses

Cross-cultural comparison news

CNN: Is this an emerging markets crisis or not?

Survival news

NBCNews: Dad: Girl, 16, who survived 3,500-foot sky-diving mishap is 'miracle child'

Terrorism news

NBCNews: Threat of cybercrime heightened for Main Street

Drone news

NBCNews: Feds crashed malfunctioning drone off San Diego

Have-versus-have-not news

NBCNews: Reading gap between wealthy and poor students widens, study says

Hobby Lobby

FoxNews: Dem senators intervene in Hobby Lobby case, urge justices to deny ObamaCare exemption


NPR: Philippine police used 'wheel of torture' rights group says


NPR: In China's hugely indebted cities, some big bills are coming due

Culture-in-the-U.S. news
NBCNews: NBC news poll: Pessimism defines the state of the union
NBCNews: Reading gap between wealthy and poor students widens, study says

Outside-the-U.S. news
NBCNews: U.K.'s Queen Elizabeth down to last $1.6 million in reserves after royal overspend
USAToday: Queen's household grilled over spendathon

Obituaries in the news
NPR: Folk activist Pete Seeger, icon of passion and ideals, dies at 94

Yesterday's Google trends with at least 100,000 searches
Ariana Grande
See Grammys 2014 from Yesterday (Monday, January 28, 2014)

NBCNews: Apple shares tumble 8% on cloudy outlook after earnings report

Houston weather

Paul Williams
See Grammys 2014 from Yesterday (Monday, January 28, 2014)

Jared Leto
See Grammys 2014 from Yesterday (Monday, January 28, 2014)

Eric Lawson
WashPost: Eric Lawson, who portrayed Marlboro man, dies at 72

Google/Twitter overlap, which is rare
Pete Seeger

Trending now on U.S. Twitter
Pete Seeger
Desean Jackson

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