The Post weighs in on the year's highlights

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Most-viewed opinions

The most talked about and debated Post opinions of 2010 -- along with some of what was said about them.


Sports highs and lows

From finga gunz to the Redskins' quarterback mess, 2010 was unforgettable, on and off the field.


Notable deaths of 2010

A look back at those who made an impact in politics, entertainment and our lives.

Best and worst of Date Lab

This year 102 local singles took a chance on our matchmaking skills and braved 51 blind dates. Here are some memorable ones.


The top 25 songs of 2010

Hip-hop. Brooklyn indie rock. "Glee." It was a great year for pretty much everything.


25 notable locals pick cultural highlights

We asked 25 notable Washingtonians to winnow down the best-of pickings for us. Here are their top picks.


The best books

Ten fiction and nonfiction works that resonated with Washington Post reviewers.


The best - and worst - TV shows

Your enjoyment of the year in TV depended entirely on how much you love Betty White. But it wasn't all octogenarian, all the time.


The best movies

In a year that included such stand-outs as "Rabbit Hole," "True Grit," "The King's Speech," "Black Swan," "Get Low," "The Fighter" and "Toy Story 3," it was difficult choosing what to leave off.


Year-end quizzes

How well have you been paying attention? Test yourself, if you dare.

Local news

A second storm, a conviction in the Chandra Levy case and a big departure in D.C. politics.


A downhill skier who ruled, a buzzer-beater that wasn't and a devastating missed call.


The biggest campaign spender, the pummeling of the Dems and Rand Paul's alleged "god."


A Kanye masterpiece, a new Cirque du Soleil production and a Sputnik-era ballet.