Happy Friday! As we head into the weekend (and a new month!), let’s take time to reflect and read up on the top stories from this past week. From the North Korea Nuclear Summit in Hanoi, Vietnam to new updates in the 2020 presidential election, here’s a look at the trending topics and articles* you may have missed.
*based on gnomi app analytics.
1. North Korea Nuclear Summit
The second summit between President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un took place this week, and ultimately concluded without a deal.
Top read article (grade R5) from The Nation.
2. Michael Cohen Testimony
Michael Cohen testified publicly before the House Oversight and Governmental Reform Committee on February 27 as well as private testimony with both the Senate and House Intelligence Committees.
Top read article (grade R1) from The New York Post.
3. Born-Alive Bill
Democratic leaders in the Senate blocked the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act bill on Monday. This bill would have criminalized doctors who failed to provide medical support to infants born after a botched abortion.
Top read article (grade L2) from The New York Times.
4. 2020 Presidential Campaign & Candidates
As more candidates enter the race, and more stories develop (such as Amy Klobuchar’s “Saladgate”) the road to the 2020 presidential election continues to be a trending topic this week.
Top read article (grade L3) from Slate.
5. Robert Kraft Scandal
Businessman Robert Kraft (owner of New England Patriots) made headlines this week when he was accused of soliciting prostitution, to which he pleaded not guilty.
Top read article (grade R2) from Fox News.
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