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Gas prices

Cars wait in long lines at a Sunoco gas station on the Garden State Parkway in Montvale, New Jersey November 1, 2012. Lines formed at gas stations amid fuel shortages around the U.S. Northeast and emergency utility crews struggled to reach the worst hit areas and restore power to millions of people affected by Hurricane Sandy.(REUTERS/Mike Segar)

Year in Review 2012: Top News Stories

In a year mostly dominated by power politics and a presidential

election, Mother Nature reminded us in November of her strength and

authority. A spate of shootings and odd crimes captivated the news shows

and online media.