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The following front-page stories received the most comments during the preceding week.

The FBI executed a search warrant on Monday at Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort in Palm Beach, Florida, the former President confirmed to CNN. Trump declined to say why the FBI agents were at Mar-a-Lago, but the former President said the raid was unannounced and "they even broke into my safe." read more


Classified documents relating to nuclear weapons were among the items FBI agents sought in a search of former president Donald Trump's Florida residence on Monday, according to people familiar with the investigation. read more


Ohio authorities have shut down a portion of Interstate 71 in pursuit of a gunman who tried to bust into the FBI's Cincinnati headquarters before fleeing Thursday morning, according to local law enforcement. read more


Indiana's new sweeping ban on abortion produced immediate political and economic fallout Saturday, as some of the state's biggest employers objected to the restrictions ... The Indiana ban, which goes into effect Sept. 15, allows abortion only in cases of rape, incest, lethal fetal abnormality, or when the procedure is necessary to prevent severe health risks or death. Indiana joins nine other states that have abortion bans starting at conception. read more


Most Americans support using the popular vote and not the electoral college vote to select a president, according to data from the Pew Research Center. About 63% of Americans support using the popular vote, compared to 35% who would rather keep the electoral college system. read more


Ben Casselman: Economists and politicians have spent weeks arguing about whether the United States is in a recession. If it is, the recession is unlike any previous one. Employers added more than half a million jobs in July, and the unemployment rate is at a half-century low.


As his newest merch demonstrates, the former president remains staunchly dedicated to demeaning American politics. read more


In response to the Texas school shooting that left 19 children dead May 24, the local school system and Sheriff's Office are rolling out some beefed up security measures in 2022-23, including putting AR-15 rifles in every school. read more


Far-right extremists on pro-Donald Trump message boards and social networks are making violent, antisemitic threats against the judge who reportedly signed the warrant that allowed the FBI to search the former president's Mar-a-Lago property in Florida. read more


The Senate on Sunday afternoon passed Democrats' sweeping health care, tax and climate bill, sending it to the House of Representatives, in a significant victory for President Joe Biden and his party. The final, party-line vote was 51-50, with Vice President Kamala Harris breaking the tie. read more


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