In this Jan. 16, 2010, picture, Whitney Houston accepts an award at the Warner Theatre during the 2010 BET Hip Hop Honors in Washington. Houston was the “top trending” search of the year, according to Google Inc. People around the globe searched en masse for news about the superstar singer's accidental drowning. (AP Photo/Nick Wass, file)
Top 2012 searches include Whitney, PSY, Sandy
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The world's attention wavered between the tragic and the silly in 2012, and along the way, Web surfers searched in huge numbers to find out about a royal princess, the latest iPad, and a record-breaking skydiver.
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