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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
11/3/2023 He developed a cancer-fighting soap—while in middle school The Washington Post 10/25/2023 10.3 View
11/9/2023 Almost a Quarter of the World Feels Lonely 10/24/2023 13.6 View
10/31/2023 The loneliness epidemic: Nearly 1 in 4 adults feel lonely, new survey finds 10/24/2023 13.1 View
11/22/2023 Thieves take 2 million dimes in a truckload heist Associated Press 10/23/2023 14.1 View
10/30/2023 World’s oldest dog ever dies in Portugal, aged 31 AP News 10/23/2023 8.6 View
10/27/2023 Flight diverted to Portland over 'credible security threat' Fox News 10/23/2023 12.3 View
11/2/2023 Oregon Board of Education suspends graduation test requirements, citing harm to students of color The Oregonian 10/22/2023 15.0 View
11/2/2023 It's the World's New Superfood-- but it has no taste The Wall Street Journal 10/20/2023 10.0 View
10/30/2023 Large portion of Americans doubt democracy and view violence as acceptable, poll finds 10/18/2023 12.5 View
10/27/2023 Veteran voice actress learns she is fired on social media after supporting Israel, bashing Hamas terrorists The New York Post 10/18/2023 8.1 View
10/25/2023 Oklahoma Bus Driver Charged With Kidnapping 10/18/2023 6.6 View
10/31/2023 Scientists turn plastic wastes into soap Science News Explores 10/17/2023 6.8 View
10/25/2023 East African leaders consider ban on imported used clothing Associated Press 10/16/2023 10.0 View
10/20/2023 US playing a 'very dangerous game' while Israel is at war, Bear Traps Report creator warns Fox News 10/16/2023 11.9 View