Who was named the most powerful person in the world this year? Who was the Sexiest Man Alive? Find out in this gallery of 2012's titles of distinction.
Person of the Year: President Barack Obama (TIME)
The following five celebrity urban legends will likely live on long into the future, despite the fact that none of them is remotely true.
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With Bradley Cooper returning to the big screen for "The Hangover Part III," take a look back at the actor's career so far.