Year in Review Stories
Jerry Sandusky will spend the rest of his life in prison, Penn State football played under NCAA sanctions and Joe Paterno passed away.
NEW YORK (AP) — What was TV like in 2012?
rarely in memory have they seemed in such constant agitation.
Though Adele didn't have a new album or a worldwide tour in 2012, she's still rolling. After a year of Grammy glory and James Bond soundtracking, Adele has been voted The Associated Press Entertainer of the Year.
President Barack Obama has been named Time magazine's "Person of the Year" for 2012.
Mesfin Fekadu's picks:
LeBron James of the Miami Heat is Sports Illustrated's Sportsman of the Year.
Thanks to the election, socialism and capitalism are forever wed as Merriam-Webster's most looked-up words of 2012.
reaching 1 billion active users. Game companies such as "FarmVille" creator Zynga Inc. and Rovio Entertainment Ltd. of "Angry Birds" fame seek to tap into that vast base of users to gain more players for their games.
The Grammy Awards celebrated the diversity of music as six different artists tied for lead nominee — Kanye West, Jay-Z, Frank Ocean, Dan Auerbach of The Black Keys, Mumford & Sons and fun.
As "Gangnam Style" gallops toward 1 billion views on YouTube, the first Asian pop artist to capture a massive global audience has gotten richer click by click. So too has his agent and his grandmother. But the money from music sales isn't flowing in from the rapper's homeland South Korea or elsewhere in Asia.
A language trap is blocking young people from seeking opportunity across the European Union. The Associated Press asks the Class of 2012: Would you move to another non-English speaking EU country in search of work?