What about the year gone by? Time for one last look with Jane Pauley:
January saw the inauguration of President Donald Trump … and a counter-demonstration, the Women's March, in Washington and other cities, the very next day.
- Live blog of President Donald Trump's Inauguration
- In inauguration speech, Trump vows to give power back to the people (CBS News, 01/20/17)
- Bob Schieffer's thoughts on President Trump's inaugural address ("CBS This Morning," 01/21/17)
- Amid historically low approval ratings, Trump now has to turn vision into policy ("CBS Evening News," 01/20/17)
- President Trump says media lied about inauguration crowd estimate (CBSN, 01/22/17)
- Women's March on Washington draws hundreds of thousands to nation's capital (CBS News, 01/21/17)
- Women's March on Washington: The top moments (CBS News, 01/21/17)
- Meet the women of the Women's March on Washington (CBS News, 01/21/17)
- What democracy looks like: Women's March on Washington ("Sunday Morning," 01/22/17)
In February, the Patriots scored a come-from-behind Super Bowl win over the Falcons.
And the film "Moonlight" did something similar, snatching Best Picture honors from "La La Land" in a stunning Oscar mix-up.
In March, a terrorist drove an SUV into pedestrians on a London bridge, leaving six people dead, including the attacker, while injuring dozens more.
April brought the sight of Dr. David Dao being dragged off a United Airlines flight for refusing to give up his seat. He later settled for an undisclosed amount.
- United Airlines faces backlash after dragging man from plane (CBS News, 04/11/17)
- How United turned a molehill into a mountain (CBS News, 04/12/17)
- United Airlines passenger suffered broken nose, concussion (CBS News, 04/13/17)
- United Airlines pilots "infuriated" by "grossly inappropriate" dragging of passenger (CBS News, 04/14/17)
- 3 airlines change policies in wake of United's passenger dragging incident (CBS News, 04/16/17)
- Aviation officer: Passenger in United confrontation was combative (CBS News, 04/25/17)
- David Dao, United Airlines agree on settlement over dragging incident (CBS News, 04/27/17)
- Chicago fires 2 security officers in United Airlines passenger dragging case (CBS News, 10/17/17)
In May, President Trump fired FBI Director James Comey, leading to the appointment of Special Counsel Robert Mueller to head the Russia probe.
- James Comey confirms FBI investigation into possible Trump-Russia connections (CBS News, 03/20/17)
- James Comey, FBI director, fired (CBS News, 05/09/17)
- Democrats compare Trump's firing of Comey to Nixon and Watergate (CBS News, 05/09/17)
- Trump says he thought of "made-up" Russia ties when he decided to fire Comey (CBS News, 05/11/17)
- Robert Mueller appointed special counsel (CBS News, 05/17/17)
- Comey testimony: Trump asked me to say he wasn't being investigated (CBS News, 06/07/17)
- A timeline of James Comey and President Trump (CBS News, 06/08/17)
- Paul Manafort, Rick Gates plead not guilty to 12 counts, including conspiracy against the U.S. (CBS News, 10/30/17)
- Former Trump campaign aide George Papadopoulos pleads guilty in Mueller probe (CBS News, 10/30/17)
- Trump's former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn pleads guilty to lying to the FBI (CBS News, 12/01/17)
- Poll: Most Americans think Trump is trying to obstruct Russia probe (CBS News, 12/15/17)
June saw the shooting of Rep. Steve Scalise and three others at a Congressional Republican baseball practice. Scalise survived his wounds to return to the House.
In July, the Juno spacecraft sent back remarkable close-up pictures of Jupiter's giant Red Spot.
August saw the white nationalist march in Charlottesville, Virginia. James Alex Field stands accused of fatally striking counter-protestor Heather Heyer with his car.
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.
- Hurricane Irma becomes most powerful storm ever recorded in Atlantic Ocean (CBS News, 09/05/17)
- Irma leaves widespread devastation, flooding in Florida (CBS News, 09/11/17)
- Florida Keys compared to a "war zone" in wake of Irma (CBS News, 09/11/17)
- A look at the devastation left in Hurricane Irma's wake ("CBS Evening News," 09/11/17)
- Gallery: Hurricane Irma
- Hurricane Maria, "extremely dangerous" storm, pounds Dominica (CBS News, 09/19/17)
- Puerto Rico recovery effort likely to take years and cost billions (CBS News, 09/28/17)
- Inland Puerto Rico still suffering weeks after Hurricane Maria (CBS Evening News," 10/04/17)
- David Begnaud on the crisis in Puerto Rico ("CBS Evening News," 10/05/17)
- Puerto Rico's storm of misery ("60 Minutes," 11/05/17)
- Post-storm Puerto Rico: "still in emergency mode" ("60 Minutes," 11/05/17)
- Lin-Manuel Miranda brings help, hope to Puerto Rico ("Sunday Morning," 11/12/17)
- Puerto Rico governor orders review of all deaths reported since Hurricane Maria (CBS News, 12/18/17)
- Hurricane Maria: After the storm (CBSN, 12/23/17)
October saw the Las Vegas concert shooting that killed 58 people and injured more than 500 others.
- Las Vegas massacre: How the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history unfolded ("CBS Evening News," 10/02/17)
- "Everybody was coming together": First responders describe shooting response ("CBS Evening News," 10/02/17)
- Las Vegas shooting: Stories of heroism emerge (Crimesider, 10/02/17)
- Stephen Paddock: What we know about the Las Vegas gunman (CBS News, 10/03/17)
- Veteran steals truck, transports dozens to hospital after Las Vegas shooting ("CBS This Morning," 10/03/17)
- Victims of the Las Vegas shooting (CBS News, 10/04/17)
- Worker warned hotel before Las Vegas shooter opened fire on crowd (CBS News, 10/11/17)
- Las Vegas police shift timeline again in concert massacre (Crimesider, 10/13/17)
- Jason Aldean defiant as he resumes tour after Las Vegas Strip shooting (CBS News, 10/13/17)
- Inside the ER the night of the Las Vegas shooting (CBS News, 11/13/17)
- Las Vegas massacre: New negligence cases filed on behalf of 450+ victims (CBS News, 11/20/17)
- Las Vegas massacre gunman fired over 1,100 rounds, sheriff says (CBS News, 11/23/17)
- Gallery: America's deadliest mass shootings
Also in October: The New York Times report on movie mogul Harvey Weinstein that unleashed a flood of sexual harassment charges against prominent men in media and politics.
- Harvey Weinstein accused of raping 3 women in New Yorker exposé (CBS News, 10/10/17)
- Harvey Weinstein scandal: Questions still unanswered ("CBS This Morning," 10/09/17)
- The problem with Harvey Weinstein's sex addiction claim (CBS News, 11/06/17)
- More than 12M "Me Too" Facebook posts, comments, reactions in 24 hours (CBS News, 10/17/17)
- Ronan Farrow on how the Harvey Weinstein scandal broke open ("Sunday Morning," 11/26/17)
- Harvey Weinstein cover-up was racketeering, women claim in federal lawsuit (CBS News, 12/06/17)
- Time magazine's Person of the Year is the "silence breakers" of the #MeToo movement (CBS News, 12/06/17)
- Jodie Foster on #MeToo: "Justice by Twitter is not the right way to go" ("CBS This Morning," 12/11/17)
- NYT reporters on breaking Harvey Weinstein story, #MeToo "reckoning" ("CBS This Morning," 12/19/17)
In November, Leonardo da Vinci's painting "Salvator Mundi" sold for more than $450 million at auction -- an art world record.
And in December, Democrat Doug Jones scored an upset victory in Alabama's U.S. Senate election.
While in Washington, President Trump signed the tax reform bill into law.
- Sen. Bernie Sanders calls GOP tax bill a "massive attack" on middle class ("Face the Nation," 12/17/17)
- The GOP tax bill: A look at the winners and losers (CBS Moneywatch, 12/18/17)
- GOP tax plan: Foreigners to gain $48 billion from legislation in 2019 (CBS Moneywatch, 12/19/17)
- The GOP tax plan's unwelcome surprises - the disappearing deductions (CBS News, 12/20/17)
- GOP tax bill fact-check: How both sides are stretching the truth (CBS News, 12/21/17)
- GOP tax plan could cripple Obamacare (CBS Moneywatch, 12/20/17)
- Where the GOP tax bill won't help: Housing prices (CBS Moneywatch, 12/21/17)
- Top 6 ways the GOP tax bill affects average Americans (CBS Moneywatch, 12/21/17)
- Koch-backed groups to launch multi-million dollar campaign for tax law (CBS News, 12/21/17)
- Trump, GOP members of Congress celebrate tax bill passage (CBS News, 12/20/17)
- "You all just got a lot richer," Trump tells friends at Mar-a-Lago (CBS News, 12/23/17)
- How GOP tax overhaul makes it harder to pay for infrastructure in U.S. (CBS Moneywatch, 12/28/17)
- Charitable giving to take a hit from the tax law (CBS Moneywatch, 12/28/17)
- Democrats hope to use GOP tax bill to stake their ground ahead of 2018 midterms (CBS News, 12/25/17)