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.
|Ex-CIA boss amazed Trump doesn't believe Russia hacked US election|
|Trump & Boeing: It's not about Air Force One, it's about China|
|JCPenney, Kohl's, Macy's and Sears sued over misleading prices|
|India's cash crisis is 'a mammoth tragedy,' says former prime minister|
|Nordstrom's $85 leather-wrapped rock has sold out online|