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Infoplease Reflects on Triumphs and Tragedies with 2012 Year in Review"   By PRWEB

BOSTON, Mass. (PRWEB) December 26, 2012

As the year draws to a close, Infoplease remembers a year of unspeakable tragedies in the United States and around the world, catastrophic natural disasters, a tumultuous presidential election and a looming economic crisis all in the trusted reference sites 2012 Year in Review. Newly redesigned, featuring a clean, streamlined look, Infoplease provides visitors with a concise and compelling overview of the major world and national events and newsmakers of 2012.

To help visitors reflect on the past year, Infopleases 2012 Year in Review features articles recapping News of the Nation, World News and Science News. In these articles, visitors will reexamine the top stories that had an impact on people at the local, state, national and international level, such as the Trayvon Martin case in Florida and the unrest in the Middle Eastern countries of Egypt, Syria and Iran. Also, they will be reminded of how athletes from 205 countries around the world came together in London to participate in the memorable 2012 Olympic Games.

As the country continues to grieve and struggle to understand the tragic shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., Infoplease presents information about the events of that awful day as well as a detailed timeline of worldwide school and mass shootings.