It's been a tumultuous and exciting year. To mark its end, NPR Double Take will be recapping the biggest news events, going month by month to bring you the best cartoons on the issues.
In July, outrage over the News of the World phone-hacking scandal struck Nate Beeler as a double standard. Jeff Parker marked the last space shuttle flight.
Nate Beeler/The Washington Examiner
Jeff Parker/Florida Today