With 2017 winding down, here's a look back on the stories you couldn't get enough of during this rollercoaster of a year.
Below, and in no particular order, are the 10 most-read stories of 2017.
The Diamond match plant in Cloquet, Minnesota, had been around since 1905 and — at its height — once employed nearly 600 workers.
Over the summer, the Milwaukee motorcycle maker announced the massive recall following nine complaints, two crashes and one minor injury.
After years of controversy surrounding its accounting practices, the world's largest construction equipment manufacturer found their corporate offices being raided by officials from three federal agencies.
Aerial shots from March revealed that Tesla's battery cell production facility in Nevada had recently bulked-up, much to everyone's surprise.
A Kentucky law reportedly sparked a spat between the world's largest parcel carrier and the union representing its delivery truck drivers.
After continuing to burn for nearly a week, the cause of the chemical fire in this West Virginia plastics warehouse was still unknown.
The investigation centered around alleged efforts by a Chinese aluminum magnate to avoid U.S. tariffs.
Amazon has not published a list of semi-finalists or an intention to do so before it makes its HQ2 selection.
Just last month, the German automaker issued two different recalls of more than 1.4 million cars and SUVs in the U.S.
This story was easily one of the most bizarre of the year.
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