1. Aung San Suu Kyi in Burma
2. Mario Sepulveda, one of 33 Chilean miners rescued after being trapped 2,000 feet below ground for 69 days.
3. Spain beat Holland in the final of the World Cup
4. Volcanic ash cloud from Iceland
5. An earthquake that killed thousands & left millions homeless
6. Tony Hayward, chief executive of BP, bewails the personal discomfort he had endured since an explosion at the Deepwater Horizon oil rig killed 11 workers and leaked 206 million gallons of oil into the Gulf of Mexico, destroying communities whose lives depended on the sea.
9. Dilma Rousseff
10. Rafa Nadal
12. Google's Android
13. Liu Xiaobo was in a Chinese prison.
14. Kathryn Bigelow for 'The Hurt Locker'
15. The US left Iraq
16. The ipad
17. Vargas Llosa