From hurricanes to Harvey Weinstein, these were the biggest stories of the year. Devastating hurricanes, deadly wildfires and the rise of the #MeToo movement were among the top news stories. — -- It was a year we won't soon forget. From Donald Trump 's inauguration to the Harvey Weinstein scandal, these were the biggest stories of the year.Was 2017 the most dramatic year in recent history?
But 2017 truly was more dramatic than many other years in recent memory. In the last 12 months, we faced a renewed threat of nuclear war, debated whether to take a knee during the national anthem and resisted the temptation to look at the sun during the total solar eclipse.What were the key moments of 2017?
From increased tensions with North Korea, to a hurricane season unlike any other, to the bombshell allegations of sexual misconduct in Hollywood and beyond, take a look back at the key moments of 2017, as they were reported by NBC News.What happened in the month of October 2017?
Also that month, Hurricane Harvey flooded Houston and much of the rest of the Texas Gulf Coast. September brought two more hurricanes -- Irma to Florida, and Maria to Puerto Rico, where roughly half the population is still without power. October saw the Las Vegas concert shooting that killed 58 people and injured more than 500 others.