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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
9/22/2023 10th grader publishes children's book about overcoming nerves CBS News (Detroit) 8/29/2023 9.4 View
6/1/2023 Spelling mistake costs Jeopardy champion CBS News (Boston) 5/24/2023 6.6 View
9/6/2023 UPS driver dies days after working in searing Texas heat CBS News 8/30/2023 9.5 View
2/6/2024 What is cannabis-induced psychosis? Psychiatrist shares what to know. CBS News 1/30/2024 11.3 View
2/28/2024 Air Canada liable for discount a chatbot mistakenly offered a customer CBS News 2/19/2024 14.5 View
2/27/2024 U.S. Navy petty officer in Japan charged with espionage CBS News 2/24/2024 7.3 View
4/12/2024 New Zealand tightens visa rules as immigration minister says CBS News 4/8/2024 13.6 View
10/4/2023 Ontario soccer refs start wearing body cameras to deter parental abuse CBC 9/24/2023 9.2 View
4/10/2024 Puerto Rican tax breaks help some while hurting others Business Insider (via msn.com) 3/29/2024 11.7 View
12/22/2023 Harvard Under Heightened Pressure After Penn Leader is Ousted Bloomberg 12/11/2023 13.9 View
9/25/2023 iPhone 15: Apple forced to ditch lightning charger BBC.com 9/13/2023 10.4 View
8/29/2023 Twitter, now X, to remove blocking feature BBC.com 8/19/2023 9.7 View
5/15/2023 The people turning time into a currency BBC.com 5/1/2023 10.9 View
1/29/2024 Workers are filming their layoffs, then posting them to TikTok. What could go wrong? BBC.com 1/18/2024 12.2 View