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10 news stories that gripped the world in 2018

INSIDER Logo By Melina Glusac of INSIDER | Slide 1 of 11: Every year brings with it worldwide headlines that have readers electrified and on the edge of their seats. From the cave rescue in Thailand to Facebook's Cambridge Analytica scandal to Cuba ending its decades-long Castro rule, 2018 was no exception. Here are the top 10 news stories that captivated us this year.

Every year brings with it worldwide headlines that have readers electrified and on the edge of their seats. From the cave rescue in Thailand to Facebook's Cambridge Analytica scandal to Cuba ending its decades-long Castro rule, 2018 was no exception.

Here are the top 10 news stories that captivated us this year.

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