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

Please Note: Current Events lessons are archived for ONE YEAR. A year after posting, the article link and questions will be automatically DELETED from our archive. If you like a lesson and want to use it again in the future, SAVE it to your computer, or print it. Post Date Article Title Publisher Date Published Readablility Discussion Questions
9/6/2023 UPS driver dies days after working in searing Texas heat CBS News 8/30/2023 9.5 View
8/28/2023 Missouri mayor looks to ban military-grade weapons Fox News 8/22/2023 9.5 View
8/23/2023 California Gas Station Owners Worry About Increased Theft if Workplace Violence Bill Passes The Sacramento Bee 8/17/2023 9.5 View
5/25/2023 Soaring pasta prices caused a crisis in Italy. What can the US learn from it? NPR 5/18/2023 9.5 View
5/16/2023 The latest to be evacuated from California's floods? Bunnies NPR 5/4/2023 9.5 View
5/10/2023 Americans caught smuggling 375 pounds of fruit roll ups into Israel 5/4/2023 9.5 View
4/26/2023 Fort Meyers Cancels Remainder of Baseball Season Amid Discrimination Investigation 4/22/2023 9.5 View
3/4/2024 Machine gun or firearm toy? Bump stock creator speaks out ahead of Supreme Court hearing on ban< ABC News 2/26/2024 9.5 View
3/13/2024 He was accused of illegally feeding deer in his home. Now he's got bigger problems Miami Herald 3/7/2024 9.5 View
3/19/2024 For April's eclipse, going from 'meh' to 'OMG' might mean just driving across town NPR 3/8/2024 9.5 View
3/20/2024 Want a more sustainable meat for the grill? Try a 13-foot python steak 3/14/2024 9.5 View
4/8/2024 Trump reacts to Mexican president's $20 billion demand from the Biden admin: 'I wouldn't give him 10 cents' Fox News 3/31/2024 9.5 View
12/1/2023 How to Talk to Older People in Your Life about Scams Associated Press 11/10/2023 9.4 View
10/3/2023 Judge dismisses charges against Philadelphia police officer in fatal traffic-stop shooting AP 9/29/2023 9.4 View