- California Assembly OKs highest minimum wage in nation
- S. Korea unveils first graphic cigarette warnings
- US joins with South Korea, Japan in bid to deter North Korea
- LPGA golfer Chun In-gee finally back in action
- S. Korea won’t be top seed in final World Cup qualification round
- US men’s soccer misses 2nd straight Olympics
- US back on track in qualifying with 4-0 win over Guatemala
- High-intensity workout injuries spawn cottage industry
- CDC expands range of Zika mosquitoes into parts of Northeast
- Who knew? ‘The Walking Dead’ is helping families connect
Pokemon, Olympics, election among 2016′s top Google searches
Powerball tops the list. The multi-state lottery handed out a record $1.6 billion prize in January and a $429 million payout in June.
Also in the top 10 are musical icons David Bowie and Prince, who died in January and April, respectively, and Hurricane Matthew, which barreled through the Caribbean and made landfall in the U.S. in October.
Brad Pitt is Google’s top trending actor searched in 2016. Prince Harry’s girlfriend, Megan Markle, trended most among actresses.
Beyonce topped musical searches. She was the most trending artist and her “Formation” was the top trending song in Google searches.