The Associated Press polled US Editors and News Directors as they have every year since 1936 to come up with the Top 10 News Stories of 2017. They were

  1. Sexual misconduct scandals
  2. Trump's first year
  3. Las Vegas mass shooting
  4. Hurricane onslaught
  5. North Korea
  6. Trump-Russia probe
  7. Obamacare
  8. Tax overhaul
  9. Worldwide terror attacks
  10. Islamic State.

Source: Axios