Top 10 News Stories Of 2017 In PhotosDonald Trump Presidential InaugurationFollowing the contentious 2016 presidential election, Donald J. Trump is sworn in as the 45th president of the United States of America. Trump is seen here giving his inaugural address during the 58th U.S. Presidential Inauguration on January 20, 2017. (Photo by Samuel Corum/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)
Top 10 News Stories Of 2017 In PhotosManchester Terror AttackAriana Grande performs at the One Love Manchester benefit concert for the families of the victims of the May 22, Manchester terror attack, at Emirates Old Trafford in Greater Manchester where Grande was performing on June 4, 2017. 22 people were killed and several others injured in the suicide bombing. (Photo credit: DANNY LAWSON/AFP/Getty Images)
Top 10 News Stories Of 2017 In PhotosMueller Investigation/Russia Election InvestigationFormer FBI Director Robert Mueller, special counsel on the Russian investigation, leaves following a meeting with members of the US Senate Judiciary Committee at the US Capitol in Washington, DC on June 21, 2017. (Photo credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)
Top 10 News Stories Of 2017 In PhotosSummer Of HellCommuters exit a train at Pennsylvania Station on the first morning of long planned track repairs at the station, one of the busiest in the nation on July 10, 2017. Commuters throughout the New York area dealt with long delays and the use of alternate forms of transportation as the number of trains into Manhattan were drastically reduced for summer work. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
Top 10 News Stories Of 2017 In PhotosHarvey Weinstein | #MeToo | Sex Abuse ClaimsHarvey Weinstein, co-chairman and co-founder of Weinstein Co. was accused of sexually harassing and assaulting several women in Hollywood and NYC.
This led to the birth of the #METOO movement where women shared their accounts of sex abuse/harassment. Many other allegations surfaced in the wake of the Weinstein scandal and led to the firing of many high-profile men including Matt Lauer, Charlie Rose and Mario Batali. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)
Top 10 News Stories Of 2017 In PhotosHurricanes Irma, Harvey & MariaIt was a 1-3 punch this summer. Category 5 Irma battered the Caribbean and was a hurricane from August 31 until September 11.
Category 4 Hurricane Harvey made landfall in Texas on Aug. 25 and left massive flooding in its wake.
Several Caribbean Islands were devastated by Hurricane Maria but none as bad as Puerto Rico. Parts of the island are still without power two months after the monster storm made landfall and knocked out the island's power grid. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)
Top 10 News Stories Of 2017 In PhotosSolar Eclipse Visible Across Swath Of U.S.On August. 21, it seemed like the entire world stopped to gaze at the sun. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)
Top 10 News Stories Of 2017 In PhotosLas Vegas ShootingCrime scene tape surrounds the Mandalay Hotel (background) after a gunman killed at least 50 people and wounded more than 200 others when he opened fire on a country music concert in Las Vegas, Nevada on October 2, 2017. (Photo by MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images)
Top 10 News Stories Of 2017 In PhotosApril the GiraffeBefore an online audience of more than a million viewers, April the 15-year-old giraffe, gave birth to a male calf Saturday, April 15, at the Animal Adventure Park in upstate NY, ending weeks of proverbial pacing by animal lovers in a virtual worldwide waiting room.
At least 1.2 million people watched the Adventure Park’s YouTube streaming of the event .
(Photo Credit: Facebook/Animal Adventure Park)
Top 10 News Stories Of 2017 In PhotosNorth Korea & 'Rocket Man' Kim Jong-UnPresident Trump's war of words with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, as well as North Korea's testing of nuclear ballistic missiles made headlines throughout the year and had the world on edge. (credit: STR/AFP/Getty Images)