Listen to TuneIn's Top 11 Stories of 2011 online

In 2011 protesters took to the streets from Bahrain to Boston and from London to Los Angeles. Concerns about European debt shook economies around the world. An eight-year war in Iraq and a decade-long manhunt for Osama bin Laden both ended. A powerful earthquake and tsunami in Japan precipitated the worst nuclear disaster since 1986. And the world lost a visionary. Those are some of the stories that our editors chose as the top 11 of 2011. We encourage you to explore the full list.