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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
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
4/18/2022 Scans reveal the brain's early growth, late decline and surprising variability NPR 4/7/2022 9.5 View
4/21/2022 Chicago mayor proposes gift cards to help residents pay for gas NPR 4/1/2022 10.2 View
5/3/2022 Too many slices in a full loaf of bread? This program helps find half-loaves for sale NPR 4/24/2022 8.8 View
5/9/2022 The historical significance of Kyrie Irving's athletic dominance during Ramadan NPR 5/2/2022 9.5 View
5/17/2022 A climber scaled Everest for the 26th time. NPR 5/8/2022 9.4 View
5/24/2022 Kansas man finds a mythical-looking ax with a root for a handle in his front yard NPR 5/13/2022 7.8 View
5/27/2022 A surge in Navy deserters could be a sign of a bigger problem for the military NPR 5/21/2022 11.1 View
6/14/2022 Beefalo, a bison-cattle hybrid, is being touted as the healthy meat of the future NPR 6/8/2022 8.7 View
10/13/2021 New York Public Library ends all late fees npr.org 10/5/2021 13.2 View
3/17/2022 Major League Baseball owners and players reach an agreement npr.org 3/11/2022 9.5 View