But laws of physics dictate that with every action comes a reaction. Every piece of good news seems to come burdened with its own baggage of negativity. Here are some of 2012's major developments -- along with their potential unanticipated consequences.
'Damning with faint praise' perfectly describes the critical reception for the 2013 Chevrolet Malibu Eco.
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|Sheryl Sandberg makes her first public comments about late husband Dave Goldberg|
|Wells Fargo charged with opening accounts without customers' permission|
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