The Business Journal staff presents our picks for the top 10 national stories of 2017, in alphabetical order:

– Athletes Kneeling for the National Anthem

– California Wild Fires

– Hurricanes Harvey & Irma

– Las Vegas Shooting Massacre

– President Donald Trump’s Inauguration

– Sexual Harassment & Assault Accusations

– Special Counsel Robert Mueller Appointed To Investigate Russian Meddling In U.S. Election

– Tax Reform Approval

– Trump’s Travel Bans

– White Nationalist Rally in Charlottesville


Other important stories: The Opioid Crisis Worsens; Net Neutrality Rules Repealed; U.S. To Exit Paris Climate Agreement; Retail Stores Shutting Down; Russian Hacking)