Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Trending: Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Published 2:29 p.m. CDT (GMT - 6:00)

Yesterday's Google trends and today's Twitter (U.S.) trending now at bottom
(Read what happened on this day last year)

Today's headlines
What they're leading with
NBCNews: Chileans respond calmly to quake: 'We're used to it'
NPR: So you think you're smarter than a CIA agent
FoxNews: Ex-CIA boss confirms he ignored Benghazi guidance from top officer on ground
ABCNews: Latest headline: Supreme Court strikes down limits on campaign contributions
CBSNews: Supreme Court strikes down overall campaign contribution cap
USAToday: Is a 1987-type market crash 37 days away

Chile earthquake
CNN: Chile earthquake death toll rises to 6
NPR: Tense hours, then sighs of relief after huge quake off Chile
ABCNews: Chile earthquake prompts break out from women's prison
USAToday: 5.8 quake strikes off coast of Panama

Sea garbage news
CNN: Plane search hampered by ocean garbage problem

Animal trafficking news
CNN: The most trafficked mammal you've never heard of (pangolin)

Prodigy/Wunderkid news
NPR: New York student is accepted to all 8 Ivy league schools (Kwasi Enin)

Lottery news
CNN: Rich man, I am: Yoda fan wins $425 million Powerball prize

Consumer tracking news
CNN: Big Data is secretly scoring you

Allergy news
USAToday: FDA approves pill that could replace some allergy shots

Smoking bans
FoxNews: Pentagon considering banning cigarette sales on ships and bases

Pediatric health news
NBCNews: Circumcision rate falls despite health risks

Microsoft Cortana
NBCNews: Microsoft announces Cortana, Siri-like personal assistant

Virgin Galactic
FoxNews: Grounded: Richard Branson's desert launchpad awaits first space passenger

Drone news
FoxNews: Shipping firm first to use drones to navigate Arctic ice

It's-not-fiction news (a.k.a. Will it make this week's 'Wait, Wait, Don't Tell Me?")
FoxNews: Stolen Gauguin on Sicily kitchen wall for years
ABCNews: Chile earthquake prompts break out from women's prison

Obituaries in the news
NPR: Savings and loan figure Charles Keating dies at 90

Yesterday's Google trends with at least 1M searches
Chile earthquake  
See above

Yesterday's Google trends with at least 100,000 but <1M searches
Linda Perry
ABCNews: 'Roseanne' star Sara Gilbert marries Linda Perry

April Fools Day/Good April Fools Day pranks
See Trendilla from yesterday (Monday, April 1, 2014)

Don Baylor
See Trendilla from yesterday (Monday, April 1, 2014)

Tiger Woods
CBSSports: Tiger Woods will miss 2014 masters

Amy Schumer
TIME: How Amy Schumer gets guys to think feminists are funny

Trending now on Twitter (U.S.)
2-0 Madrid
Thiago Silva
Bale and Ronaldo

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