Article: 2013 Ties for 4th Hottest Year on Record
Or, as the article notes, tied for 6th with 2006 and 2009 using a different method. But that is not as fear-inducing.
Actual title, if they were not in the global warming tank, would be "Hiatus continues for another year: No actual warming occurred."
Article: Climate Records Shattered in 2013
Actual title: "Some Weather Records Broken in 2013"
One "record shattered" was about hurricanes: one hurricane was very strong, but hurricane frequency is only slightly above normal. Some parts of the Arctic are warmer, some are cooler. The surface temperatures of the oceans were among the 10th warmest.
This is Yahoo.com, and the author is described as "Senior Writer," not as a science writer. But this is not CLIMATE; it is WEATHER.
Article: STATE OF THE CLIMATE IN 2013
Special Supplement to the Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society
Vol. 95, No. 7, July 2014
This a 280 page pdf.
The "Climate Records" article is a re-write of the abstract, dropping all the nuance and qualifiers, emphasizing only the bad news.