It was nice while it lasted. Pop singer Katy Perry and comedian Russell Brand have called it quits after fourteen month of marriage. Sources close to the couple insist the split is amiable.
From natural disasters to the death of Osama bin Laden, 2011 was one of the most newsworthy years of recent memory. See the list below of the top five news stories of the last twelve months.
5. Gabrielle Giffords Shot
4. Occupy Wall Street
3. Gadhafi Killed
2. Disasters in Japan
1. Death of Osama bin Laden
Michelle Obama will soon take the campaign trail to help re-elect her husband, President Barack Obama. The First Lady enjoys a large amount of popularity, but this summer she travel across the country on behalf of her husband. She’ll be scrutinized by the media, but as in the past, she’ll come across as a strong, yet accessible force to be reckoned with.
Do not underestimate Ron Paul. The GOP primary candidate has consistently done well in the polls, and may very well run as an independent if he does not secure the Republican nomination for President. If he doesn’t get the nomination and decides not to run on his own, you can be sure that whoever the GOP candidate is, he will court Paul for his endorsement.