Baby Pics to Freaky Fashions: PEOPLE's 5 Most Provocative Stories of the Week

06/28/2014 at 11:35 AM EDT

Baby Pics to Freaky Fashions: PEOPLE's 5 Most Provocative Stories of the Week
Kelly Clarkson and Matt Lauer
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From family to fashion, it was a busy week on PEOPLE.com – with a mix of good news and bad, along with some just plain strange.

Kelly Clarkson and Matt Lauer made headlines, while three other stories brought a mix of fraud, tragedy and hilarity.

Below, check out the five stories that got the strongest reactions on PEOPLE.com this week. And let us know what you think of every story by clicking on the icons at the bottom.

Love Well, this is one of the most adorable baby photos you'll ever see. Kelly Clarkson shared a pic of her week-old baby girl, River Rose Blackstock, snoozing in a rose-colored Silver Cross Chatsworth Poppy Doll Pram. Can you handle the cuteness?!



Wow A bit less cute, though possibly even more fascinating, were the photos of Matt Lauer wearing a shorts suit – that's right, a shorts suit – on the set of the Today show. We didn't really know what to think, frankly. But readers flocked to the "Wow" button – a wise choice.

Angry Provoking the most anger this week was a follow-up from Mississippi to the story about the 3-year-old girl with facial scars who was allegedly kicked out of a KFC because her appearance "scared" other customers. This week we learned, much to readers' dismay, that the story might not have been true after all.

Sad The saddest story of the week came from Birmingham, Alabama, where a train derailment took the life of Caleb Bankston, a former contestant on Survivor: Blood vs. Water. Tributes poured in for Bankston, described as caring and kind, who finished ninth on the show with his fiancé, Colton Cumbie.

LOL He was picked up on felony weapon charges in California, but now Jeremy Meeks is wanted worldwide – for his criminally good looks, as captured in a mug shot that went viral. Sorry, suitors. Meeks claims he's not only innocent – he's also a married man.

Check back again next week for another must-read roundup. Until then, see what readers are reacting to every day by clicking here.

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