Tragic, inspiring, fun, controversial. And, yes, Kim Kardashian. These are the most clicked-on stories of 2014.
This is not a subjective list of the top news of the year. This is a look at the stories that you guys, the readers, clicked on the most across USA TODAY’s website, and mobile and tablet apps.
Sometimes, what’s most amazing about top news is looking at what’s left out. You won’t see anything below about Ebola. Not a word about gay marriage. No mention of the Islamic State. The Sochi Olympics aren’t here, nor is the legalization of marijuana, the two Malaysia Airline disasters, Bill Cosby, Donald Sterling. Did we mention Ebola didn’t make the list?
You did the clicking (or tapping) and we measured the page views. Here, the winners:
10. Coke put your name on the label
For its summer campaign, Coca-Cola replaced its iconic logo on limited edition, 20-ounce bottles of Coke, Diet Coke and Coke Zero with one of 250 popular names. Did your name make it on? A website let fans see who made the the cut, and a tour with 500 stops nationwide let those with less-popular names get their own customized mini-cans.