The Northern Lights are seen in the skies near Faskusfjordur on the east coast of Iceland Thursday March 8, 2012. A solar storm shook the Earth's magnetic field early Friday, but scientists said they had no reports of any problems with electrical systems. After reports Thursday of the storm fizzling out, a surge of activity prompted space weather forecasters to issue alerts about changes in the magnetic field. (AP Photo/Jonina Oskardottir) ICELAND OUT
Gallery: Great news photos from 2012
Dec. 05, 2012 @ 11:09 AM
Here are some of the amazing news photos from 2012, gathered by The Associated Press.