Year in Review, 2016

Top events for the nation and the world


LeBron James with his daughter and the MVP trophy
Pictured: LeBron James with daughter, Photo source: AP Photo/Eric Risberg


First unanimous MVP, Career Grand Slam, Twenty Gold Medals, and more.

  • News of the Nation

    Standing Rock protest
    Photo source: AP Photo/James MacPherson

    Tainted water, bathroom wars, Zika virus, an unwanted pipeline, and more

  • News of the World

    Syrian civil war
    Photo source: ASSOCIATED PRESS

    The Syrian civil war, terrorist attacks by ISIS, nukes in North Korea, Brexit, and more

  • Sports
  • Deaths

    Image of a memorial to Muhammad Ali
    Pictured:Muhammad Ali, Photo source: AP Photo/David Goldman

    Fidel Castro, Harper Lee, Prince, David Bowie, and more.

  • People in the News
    Find out who made headlines in 2016. From politicians to musicians to "reality TV" stars, read these short biographies about a variety of individuals.
  • News: Month by Month
    Detailed chronology of the news each month, covering national and international events

People, Pop Culture, & Society

2016 Calendars

2017 Calendars