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Old 01-01-2010, 11:42 AM
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Default What were the Biggest News stories of decade 2000?

This is all i can think of

1. 9/11

2. Iraq Invasion/War

3. Obama's Election/Inauguration

4. Collapse of the Financial Housing Bubble in 2008

5. Decline of the global economy into Recession

6. Michael Jackson's Death in 2009

7. Pope John Paul II's death

8. Election of Pope Benedict

9. Outcome of Election 2000

What am i forgetting?

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The Tsunami and hurricane Katrina were big ones.
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Old 01-01-2010, 12:38 PM
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I also left out the death of Benazir Bhutto.
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I'm not sure I would count the death of Michael Jackson as one of the biggest news stories of the decade. Not in comparison to over 150,000 people dying in the tsunami.
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MJ's death is a big story of a different type. I would say it should be included. For many, it was like the death of Elvis.
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I'm not sure I would count the death of Michael Jackson as one of the biggest news stories of the decade. Not in comparison to over 150,000 people dying in the tsunami.
Yes, MJ was more "hype" than "news."

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