From the absurd to the most tragic, from failures to triumphs, the stories that made headlines in the year that was - 2010.
BP oil spill.
Haitian earthquake and relief cause.
Toyota car recall.
Drake/Hanson NYC free concert melee.
Conan O'Brien / Jay Leno late night TV show haggle.
Lauryn Hill's announcement and appearance at Rock The Bells.
Kanye visits Facebook, starts social media / internet PR self-promotion campaign.
LimeWire gets shut down.
Apple's iPad gadget released.
Tea Party political movement.
Arizona immigration law.
M.I.A. "Born Free" graphic video depicting genocide.
Chilean earthquake and miners rescue.
A Tribe Called Quest's Q-Tip snubs Michael Rapaport directed group documentary.
G-Dep's murder confession from 1993.
Jay-Z, Will Smith and Jada Pinkett-Smith backed broadway musical production of Fela! wins Tony Awards.
Method Man injured at ICP festival appearance, lawsuit follows.
Lupe Fiasco 'Lasers' petition drive and Atlantic Records NYC fan gathering.
Underground rap label Def Jux closing/indefinite hiatus.
Fat Beats retail chain closing.
Mel Gibson rant.
Prince declaring that the internet is over/computers and digital gadgets are no good.
B.M.F. book authored by Mara Shalhoup - Big Meech approved.
50 Cent weight loss pics.
MC Solar on Guru's medical care and death, bickering with family members.
Producer Bangladesh complains about Lil Wayne non 'A Milli' royalty payment.
Obama health care law signed.
West Virginia mine explosion.
Attempted NYC Times Square bombing.
Swizz Beatz / Alicia Keys nuptials and baby boy birth.
Betty White hosting appearance on 'SNL'
FIFA World Cup
Lakers NBA championship.
LeBron James signs with the Miami Heat.
SF Giants win world series.
Julian Assange Wikileaks.
Wyclef bid for president in Haiti, then disqualified by election officials.
Jet Blue flight attendant rant and quits.
Bed Bug outbreak.
Funnyman Stephen Colbert testifies on Capitol Hill.
Antoine Dodson "Bed Intruder Song" viral video.