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.
|SpaceX to launch secretive satellite for U.S. intelligence agency|
|100 days in, Howard Stern was 100% right about Donald Trump|
|China deports U.S. businesswoman it convicted of spying|
|Trump can't stop U.S. jobs from leaving|
|United Airlines reaches settlement with passenger who was dragged off plane|