The Biggest News Stories of 2009

The year has been a very eventful year as far as news stories go. 2009 has seen a lot of unexpected surprises, and the world has been captivated, shocked, and sometimes impressed by certain news stories. Let’s take a look at a few of the more newsworthy events during the year of 2009.

1. the economic mess. this has been one of the toughest years in modern American history, as the economy has sunk to lows that haven’t been seen in decades. Unemployment has rocketed, people have financially struggled, and investment money seems to have dried up all around. Americans and the rest of the world are doing their best to fight through this situation.

2. the death of Michael Jackson. in the pop culture world, no story has been bigger than this one. Michael Jackson was an iconic music legend, and his unexpected death shocked and upset millions of fans around the world. the legacy of Michael Jackson will no doubt live on for many years to come.

3. the impact of Barack Obama. As the first African American president in the nation’s history, Obama has broken a huge barrier, and has embraced the rest of the world at the same time. His recent Nobel Peace Prize award just goes to show how much the rest of the world values his presence and feels his impact.

These are just a few of the many big stories that have taken place in 2009. with several weeks to go, there’s still much more that’s bound to happen.

The Biggest News Stories of 2009


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