2012 Round-up: Catching Us With NPR Stories From The Past Year

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Headlines That Got More Attention Than They Deserved

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Journalists Thrust Into Heart Of Gun Story

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The Journal News' map of gun owners in Rockland County, N.Y. At its website, the image is interactive so that users can see who has handgun permits and where they live. The Journal News hide caption

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Caught On Tape: Words That Haunted In 2012

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Newtown Shooting Prompts 'Bee' Special Edition

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Queen Elizabeth II wears 3-D glasses during a visit to the University of Sheffield, in 2010. This year, the queen's annual Christmas message will broadcast in 3-D. WPA Pool/Getty Images hide caption

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Sam Bowie of the Portland Trail Blazers shoots over Kareem Abdul-Jabbar of the Los Angeles Lakers during a game circa 1984-1988 at the Great Western Forum in Inglewood, Calif. Bowie's NBA career is the subject of a new ESPN documentary airing Thursday. Rick Stewart/Getty Images hide caption

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'Bowie Over Jordan': A New Look At The Pick That Still Haunts Portland NBA Fans

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More Allegations Emerge Against BBC In Jimmy Savile Scandal

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What The Media Got Wrong In The Newtown Story

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Flowers, candles and stuffed animals make up a makeshift memorial in Newtown, Conn., on Monday. Much of the initial news coverage of Friday's events was later found to be inaccurate. Eric Thayer/Reuters/Landov hide caption

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Coverage Rapid, And Often Wrong, In Tragedy's Early Hours

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In a photograph taken by Shannon Hicks, police and teachers lead children away from Sandy Hook Elementary on Friday, Dec. 14. Shannon Hicks/AP hide caption

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