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AP poll: Gulf oil spill is 2010’s top story

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The Gulf of Mexico oil spill, triggered by a deadly blast at a rig used by BP, was the top news story of 2010, followed by the divisive health care overhaul, according to The Associated Press' annual poll of editors and news directors.

The oil spill received 54 first-place votes out of 180 ballots cast for the top 10 stories. The health care bill was next with 30 first-place votes. The U.S. election was third.

In fourth place was the U.S. economy, which was voted the top story of 2009.

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