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.
|White House blocks CNN, other news organizations from press briefing|
|Uber pleads with users deleting the app: 'We're hurting'|
|JCPenney to close up to 140 stores|
|Man behind India's $4 smartphone arrested for fraud|