Person of the Year: Pope Francis (Time magazine)
Most Powerful Person: Vladimir Putin (Forbes magazine)
Most Powerful Woman: Angela Merkel (Forbes magazine)
Most Powerful Celebrity: Oprah Winfrey (Forbes magazine)
World's Richest Person: Carlos Slim Helu and family (Forbes magazine)
America's Richest Person: Bill Gates (Forbes magazine)
Sexiest Man Alive: Adam Levine (People magazine)
Sexiest Woman Alive: Scarlett Johansson (Esquire magazine)
Most Beautiful Woman: Gwyneth Paltrow (People magazine)
Most Overpaid Actor: Adam Sandler (Forbes magazine)
Top-Earning Dead Celebrity: Michael Jackson (Forbes magazine)
Highest-Paid Actor: Robert Downey Jr. (Forbes magazine)
Highest-Paid Actress: Angelina Jolie (Forbes magazine)
Highest-Grossing Actor: Dwayne Johnson (Forbes magazine)
Highest-Paid Athlete: Tiger Woods (Forbes magazine)
Sportsman of the Year: Peyton Manning (Sports Illustrated)
Nobel Peace Prize: Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons
Most-Searched Person: Miley Cyrus (Google)
Cyrus also topped Yahoo's list for most-searched person.
Over at Bing, the most-searched person of 2013 was Beyonce.
Word of the Year: Selfie (Oxford American Dictionary)
Merriam-Webster decided to go with science as its word of the year.
Now test your news IQ of the notable events of 2013.
The Costa Concordia set sail on its final voyage after running aground off the coast of Italy more than two years ago. Look back on the disaster that killed 32 people.
From legendary actors to fashion designers, take a look at the most notable deaths of 2014.
The alleged botched execution of Arizona prison inmate Joseph Wood has put capital punishment -- specifically, the manner in which criminals are executed -- back in the spotlight. Take a look at the history of the death penalty in America.
Find out what's going on this weekend from Madison Magazine's Weekend 608 and Channel3000.com.
Christine Huoy Wand
Nick Wand, Galena, Illinois, with a walleye in Lake of the Woods, Minnesota.
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