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This index lists the title, publication, and publication date for past articles posted to izzit.org, along with the full text of the accompanying discussion questions. Due to copyright restrictions, we do not archive articles on izzit.org. In most cases it is possible to retrieve articles by doing a web search for the title of the article. Please email currentevents@izzit.org if you need assistance.

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izzit.org Post Date Article Title Publisher Date Published Readablility Discussion Questions
10/15/2021 Massive Byzantine-era winery discovered in Israel NPR 10/11/2021 12.4 View
11/1/2021 Decades after polio, Martha is among the last to still rely on an iron lung to breathe NPR 10/25/2021 7.9 View
11/9/2021 A 15-year-old girl invented a solar ironing cart that's winning global respect NPR 11/3/2021 9.4 View
11/15/2021 An original Apple-1 computer sells for $400,000 NPR 11/9/2021 8.1 View
11/22/2021 Times Square will welcome back vaccinated revelers this New Year's Eve NPR 11/16/2021 9.1 View
12/7/2021 How understaffed are stores? Smaller retailers feel the holiday-shopping strain NPR 11/27/2021 8.9 View
1/4/2022 Amazon birds are shrinking as the climate warms, prompting warning from scientists NPR 11/15/2021 9.3 View
1/24/2022 Celebrated Tuskegee Airman Charles McGee dies at 102 NPR 1/16/2022 9.1 View
1/31/2022 A prehistoric eruption has helped recalibrate our timeline of human origins in Africa NPR 1/22/2022 9.4 View
2/14/2022 For many Native Americans, the Washington Commanders' new name offers some closure NPR 2/6/2022 9.5 View
2/28/2022 A 16-year-old from India has beaten world chess champion Magnus Carlsen NPR 2/22/2022 9.1 View
3/11/2022 A Russian gymnast faces disciplinary action for wearing a 'Z' symbol on a podium NPR 3/7/2022 14.9 View
3/25/2022 Russia is trying to recruit drivers who know Ukraine's roads NPR 3/21/2022 12.6 View
4/1/2022 'CODA' brings home the Oscar for best picture, a historic win for the Deaf community NPR 3/27/2022 13.2 View