2011 News of the Year

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Wildfires and drought

Wildfires and drought

By The Editors
Posted

2011 News of the Year | Weather wreaks havoc in western states

Tornadoes

Tornadoes

By The Editors
Posted

2011 News of the Year | Tuscaloosa, Joplin hardest hit by summer storms

Economic doldrums and government gridlock

Economic doldrums and government gridlock

By Edward Lee Pitts
Posted

2011 News of the Year | Standard and Poor's downgraded the nation's triple-A credit rating for the first time

Departures

Departures

By Edward E. Plowman
Posted

2011 News of the Year | A list of notable deaths from the past year

Legacies lost

Legacies lost

By The Editors
Posted

2011 News of the Year | Joe Paterno and Jim Tressel are forced out after scandals

Norway massacre

Norway massacre

By The Editors
Posted

2011 News of the Year | Gunman kills 69 at a Labor Party youth camp

bin Laden

bin Laden

By The Editors
Posted

2011 News of the Year | Special Operations forces shot and killed Osama bin Laden

Shuttling off

Shuttling off

By The Editors
Posted

2011 News of the Year | The 30-year-old U.S. space shuttle program comes to an end

Greece

Greece

By The Editors
Posted

2011 News of the Year | Protest lead to Papandreou calling it quits

Occupy Wisconsin

Occupy Wisconsin

By The Editors
Posted

2011 News of the Year | Governor's attempt to close budget deficit sparks protests in Madison

Tsunami

Tsunami

By The Editors
Posted

2011 News of the Year | A 9.0-magnitude earthquake in Japan triggered a catastropic tsunami

Irene

Irene

By The Editors
Posted

2011 News of the Year | Hurricane ravages eastern seaboard

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