What were the biggest stories of the year?

It's a question journalists like to ask themselves at the end of every year. Now you can join in the process. Here are our selections for the top ten news stories of 1996.

Disagree with our choices? Then tell us what stories you think were most compelling in the poll below.

Israel elects Netanyahu
Crash of TWA Flight 800
Russia elects Yeltsin
U.S. elects Clinton
Hutu-Tutsi conflict in central Africa
Peace, elections in Bosnia
U.S. base bombed in Saudi Arabia
Centennial Olympic Games
Advances against AIDS