A year in review: Looking back at the top stories of 2017

Every year is eventful in the news world, but there was a lot of ink to spill in 2017.

At the national level, President Donald Trump’s first year in office has made for a never-ending string of headlines, adding to the countless stories that touched lives far and wide.

Political upheavals, hurricanes, celebrity deaths, tax reform, terrorism, gun violence, civil unrest, protest marches,