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 Santa Maria Police Department blocked two roads near the Courthouse as a safety precaution Monday morning.
It's a challenge that has gone viral. It's known as "The Cold Water Challenge," but could this latest trend be harmful to your health?
A photographer and former extreme water sports junkie, once strangers have now become friends and teammates. Both share the love for the Central Coast, and they are using that passion to help raise money for a good cause.
Daniel Perez died in a wrong-way freeway crash hours after attending his first day of school during what would have been his Junior Year at San Marcos High School.
A small Mercedes Benz sedan ended up at the front doors of the Lazy Acres Market in Santa Barbara today, when a driver lost control.
In a major breach of privacy, a hacker leaked a series of pictures allegedly showing Jennifer Lawrence and other female celebrities in the nude.
Apple confirmed Monday to CNN that it is looking into reports that its popular iCloud online data backup ...
Classmates took part in a memorial at La Colina Junior High after school Friday.
Heading into Labor Day weekend, Martin Irabien remembers being at the Broadway department store as an assistant manager until it shut down.
Courtesy of NOAA/Institute for Exploration/University of Rhode Island
The last passenger pigeon dies, World War II begins, the Soviet Union shoots down a Korean airliner, and the wreck of the Titanic is discovered, all on this day.
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