1. Stolen baby reunited with mother 41 years on
     Published by CNN on 2015-05-31 at 10:32:32

Stolen baby reunited with mother 41 years on

 16  | 54539  | 14  | 46 

 
2. Beau Biden, son of U.S. Vice President, dies at 46
     Published by CNN on 2015-05-31 at 10:26:46

Beau Biden, son of U.S. Vice President, dies at 46

 53839  | 3  | 98 
Show related stories

 
3. Food fail: 10 items you’re eating incorrectly
     Published by CNN on 2015-05-31 at 05:44:46

Food fail: 10 items you're eating incorrectly

 33376  | 59 

 
4. The homeowners who refused to budge
     Published by CNN on 2015-05-31 at 18:55:26

The homeowners who refused to budge

 14  | 32689  | 171  | 478 

 
5. Paris to cut ‘love locks’ off city’s bridges
     Published by CNN on 2015-05-31 at 10:56:17

Paris to cut 'love locks' off city's bridges

 2  | 26078  | 24  | 7 

 
7. Grim History Traced in Sunken Slave Ship Found Off South Africa
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-05-31 at 07:17:29

The Smithsonian will announce Tuesday that the wreckage of a vessel that sank in 1794 has been found, the first time a slaving ship that went down with slaves aboard has been recovered.

12268  | 10084  | 23  | 29  | 11 
Show related stories

 
8. Muslim chaplain stunned by cabin crew’s claim
     Published by CNN on 2015-05-31 at 17:31:29

The denial of a simple request for an unopened can of Diet Coke on a United Airlines flight left Tahera Ahmad in tears. The reactions of her fellow passengers upset her even more.

 3  | 21468  | 16  | 234 
Show related stories

 
9. Pressure on US Senate to act before NSA spy programs expire
     Published by Yahoo on 2015-05-31 at 15:13:28

CIA chief John Brennan warned Sunday that allowing vital surveillance programs to lapse could increase terror threats, as the US Senate scrambled to renew the controversial provisions hours before their expiration. With key counterterrorism programs under...

20045  | 30 
Show related stories

 
10. Open Source: Ex-FIFA Official Cites Satirical ‘Onion’ Article in His Self-Defense
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-05-31 at 14:26:06

Jack Warner, arrested last week in connection with a criminal investigation, held up the faux news report as evidence, he said, of an American conspiracy.

6321  | 14  | 11158  | 54  | 17  | 137 
Show related stories

 
11. Spike Lee Comes to Film ‘Chiraq,’ Unsettling Some Chicagoans
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-05-31 at 03:30:20

City officials and some residents object to the film’s name, a reference to Chicago’s gun violence, but others say a movie title is not the problem.

13259  | 3305  | 30 

 
12. Man shot dead near Singapore summit
     Published by BBC on 2015-05-31 at 01:38:13

Singapore police shoot dead one man close to the Shangri-La hotel as an Asian security conference ends with China-US jostling over disputed islands.

9565  | 14  | 5244  | 5  | 10 
Show related stories

 
13. Portraits of the Earth
     Published by CNN on 2015-05-31 at 01:23:48

Portraits of the Earth

4102  | 10092  | 7  | 20 

 
15. Sweden to extend paid paternity leave
     Published by CNN on 2015-05-31 at 00:18:18

The Swedish government is about to take another step toward equalizing parental leave.

16  | 10418  | 3  | 7 
Show related stories

 
16. Secretary of State John Kerry Cuts Europe Trip Short After Breaking Leg
     Published by The New York Times on 2015-05-31 at 06:34:20

Mr. Kerry broke a leg on Sunday while bicycling in France and was returning to Boston for treatment.

5495  | 43  | 2958  | 23  | 47 
Show related stories

 
17. The weekend in pictures
     Published by The Guardian on 2015-05-31 at 06:24:13

A selection of images from around the world, including the FA Cup final, a smiley Guinness World record attempt and a sumo baby-crying contest  Continue reading...

106  | 1  | 13  | 5240  | 1 

 
18. Found: A new branch on human family tree?
     Published by CNN on 2015-05-31 at 05:45:57

Found: A new branch on human family tree?

 7743  | 14 

 
19. Five steps to turn your passion into a career
     Published by CNN on 2015-05-31 at 18:03:52

Five steps to turn your passion into a career

 7306  | 43 
Show related stories

 
20. US police ‘kill two people a day’
     Published by BBC on 2015-05-31 at 05:31:24

The number of people shot dead by US police is twice as high as official figures show, suggests data gathered by The Washington Post newspaper.

1227  | 3636  | 1695  | 49  | 10  | 2 
Show related stories

 

How we Rank

We track the Worlds’s leading news sites and try to find out which stories made a splash today, as based on social media shares. We are currently tracking Twitter, Reddit, Facebook, Google+, LinkedIn and StumbleUpon shares.

If you are a habitual news reader and need an aggregation point, this would be an ideal tool for you to get all the trending news in one place every morning and evening. Subscribe to our feeds on Facebook, Twitter, Google+, or on RSS for a ping on the daily update.

Note that we are currently combing through Huffington Post, Yahoo News, BBC, The Guardian, Reuters, CNN, AlJazeera, and The New York Times.

If you would like to add other news sites to this list, please tweet us at @TheNextMeme.

Thanks for visiting.

Like Memes? Funnies? Epic Longreads? Hit Subscribe!