Explore the top headlines of 2013.
This year may feel like it has flown by, but a lot happened. From Lance Armstrong admitting to doping, the Zimmerman trial and the government shutdown, to Miley Cyrus smoking a joint on stage, 2013 was chock full of big headlines.
Move the green slider through the months at the bottom of the word cloud, powered by infomous, to revisit the top stories of the year. The larger the bubble, the more times the story was clicked on by USA TODAY's users. Curious why a word is up there? Click it to explore the headlines associated with that word.
Dig deeper: Most read stories of 2013