Finalists for Time's 2010 "Person of the Year"
Time magazine has chosen Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg as its "Person of the Year" for 2010. Runners-up include Hamid Karzai, Julian Assange, the Chilean miners, and the Tea Party.
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange speaks during a news conference at the Geneva press club in Switzerland. He was chosen as a finalist for Time magazine's 2010 "Person of the Year" for his role as editor in chief of WikiLeaks, the group that released thousands of U.S. diplomatic cables. (Nov. 4, 2010)
Trapped Chilean miners pose inside the San Jose Mine near Copiapo, north of Santiago, Chile. The group of 33 miners was a top contender for Time magazine's 2010 "Person of the Year" for their leadership and bravery in the weeks leading up to their rescue, which captured the world's attention. Photos: Meet all 33 miners (Sept. 17, 2010)
Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin speaks to the crowd during the kickoff of the nationwide Tea Party Express bus tour in Reno, Nev. The Tea Party made Time magazine's list of finalists for "Person of the Year" for its impact on the 2010 election. (Oct. 18, 2010)