AP tallies top news stories of 2017

Associated Press All accused of some sort of sexual or other type of harassment or assault are, at top from left, broadcaster Bill O'Reilly, U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore, U.S. Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., and broadcaster Matt Lauer. Bottom from left are actor Kevin Spacey, conductor James Levine, broadcaster Charlie Rose and film producer Harvey Weinstein.
Ahn Young-joon / Associated Press In this May photo, a man watches a television screen showing U.S. President Donald Trump, left, and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, during a news program at the Seoul Railway Station in Seoul, South Korea.
John Locher / Associated Press In this Oct. 2 file photo, drapes billow out of broken windows at the Mandalay Bay resort and casino on the Las Vegas Strip following a mass shooting at a music festival.
NOAA via AP This September satellite image shows the eye of Hurricane Irma, left, just north of the island of Hispaniola, with Hurricane Jose, right, in the Atlantic Ocean.

NEW YORK — The wave of sexual misconduct allegations that toppled Hollywood power brokers, politicians, media icons and many others was the top news story of 2017, according to The Associated Press’ annual poll of U.S. editors and news directors.