21 Top News Stories of the Year
BY Lucas Grindley
November 14 2011 5:00 AM ET
19. Lesbians Become International Heroes
When a deranged man in Norway hunted down schoolchildren on an island retreat, killing 69 (and eight more people in an earlier bombing), Hege Dalen and her partner, Toril Hansen, used their boat to make multiple trips through gunfire to ferry 40 people to safety.