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

Poll: Nearly three in five Americans wrongly believe the US is in an economic recession, and the majority blame the Biden administration, according to a Harris poll conducted exclusively for the Guardian. The survey found persistent pessimism about the economy as election day draws closer. read more


Justice Sonia Sotomayor admitted on Friday that some of the conservative-leaning Supreme Court's rulings have privately driven her to tears - and hinted that there are likely going to be more of such instances soon as the high court gears up to hand down majorly consequential decisions. read more


The justice's beach house displayed an "Appeal to Heaven" flag, a symbol carried on Jan. 6 and associated with a push for a more Christian-minded government. read more


Jamelle Bouie: When it comes to Justice Alito, we're in uncharted territory. read more


According to Ukraine, over half a million Russian soldiers have been killed or wounded over the length of its 27-month-long 3 Day Special Military Operation. The staggering number is in line with the estimates of the U.K. and France, which said earlier in May that the overall Russian losses are set to be around 500,000. read more


"How dare you tweet this, THIS weekend," former GOP Rep. Adam Kinzinger fired back at Donald Trump's son. read more


A jury of 12 citizens have been given instructions by the judge and will now work to make a decision on whether former President Donald Trump broke the law in relation to charges that he allegedly arranged hush-money to be paid to prevent potentially damaging information to surface before the 2016 election. read more


CREW analyzed over 13,000 of Trump's Truth Social posts from January 1, 2023 to April 1, 2024, and found that while Trump has recently backed off some of his more violent rhetoric, threatening political opponents has been a consistent fixation for Trump. read more


Israel reacted with fury after three European countries said Wednesday they would recognize a Palestinian state, more than seven months into the devastating Gaza war. read more


The City of Kansas City has announced a curfew for minors for the summer months beginning Memorial Day weekend. Youths 15 years old and younger must be accompanied citywide starting at 10 p.m. Those 16 and 17 years old must be accompanied by an adult starting at 11 p.m. For those same teens in entertainment districts of Kansas City, Missouri, they must be with an adult starting at 9 p.m. Entertainment districts include the Country Club Plaza, Downtown Kansas City, the 18th & Vine District, Westport and others. read more


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