Miss USA Takes the Crown, the Apocalypse Approaches, and the World Welcomes 2013
Happy Saturday — the world didn't end! Despite the ancient Mayan prediction, the alleged Apocalypse didn't hit, but that doesn't mean people weren't prepared. Around the world, believers readied themselves for the end and traveled to supposed safe zones for refuge. Meanwhile, it was a week of victories for Miss USA, Ryan Lochte, and one of The X Factor contestants. And in the wake of the tragic Connecticut shooting, President Obama visited the victims' families, and people everywhere mourned for Newtown, CT, residents. Miss out on recent headlines? Check out the must-know news in the week in pictures!