The headlines in 2007 were marked by tragedy and scandal, from the Virginia Tech massacre and Minnesota bridge collapse to the arrests of Michael Vick and Larry Craig.

Take a look back at some of the year’s top stories »
Looking Back At The Year
Timeline: Top stories of 2007
Remembering literary, entertainment, music, sports and political figures
Sports heroes fall from grace in 2007
Timeline: Biggest political stories of 2007
Jib Jab: Anna Nicole, Alberto Gonzales, the iPhone and more
Your Picks: Rank the top 10 stories of the year
What was your favorite video of 2007?
Harry Potter, 'Sopranos' saga come to an end
EW: 25 top entertainers of the year
Contaminated food, deadly illnesses make news
Top 19 health breakthroughs for women in 2007
Anna Nicole, O.J., Phil Spector make legal headlines
Google, Facebook, iPhone among top sci-tech stories
PopSci: Best of what's new in cars, computing and more
From Barcelona to Hong Kong, the best new restaurants of 2007
I-Report reaches new heights with user video, Second Life
I-Report: What news affected you most this year? 50 top 10 lists of 2007
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