Year In Review: Nation/World

It might be remembered as "The Year of the Gun." From Aurora to Oak Creek to Sandy Hook, it was a violent year in the United States. Here's Philly.com's end-of-year roundup of the top national and international stories of 2012.

Tragedy in Sandy Hook

Will the tragic events of 2012 spur gun control measures?

  • 18 (64.3%)
  • 7 (25.0%)
  • 3 (10.7%)
  • 28

Cruise ship catastrophe - 32 dead

Poll

Should the captain be charged with manslaughter?

Unrest in the Middle East

Poll

Will Syrian President Bashar Assad and his government fall?

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