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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
6/7/2024 Braving Deserts, Seas and Snakes: What It Takes to Pull Off World's Biggest Election The Wall Street Journal 5/22/2024 8.5 View
5/13/2024 Boy Scouts of America announces rebrand to 'Scouting America' CNN 5/7/2024 10.5 View
12/4/2023 Bowie the lobster is half-blue, half-red, and all kinds of rare NPR 11/27/2023 8.2 View
5/10/2024 Botched FAFSA Rollout Causes Student Consternation KLOVE News 5/2/2024 9.8 View
3/4/2024 Border Patrol releases hundreds of migrants at a bus stop after San Diego runs out of aid money NBC news 2/24/2024 11.9 View
9/5/2023 Boarding pass please? Now stand on this scale. Korean Air will soon weigh passengers. 8/24/2023 9.8 View
12/11/2023 Billions in U.S. Funding Hasn't Convinced Developing World to Ditch Coal Wall Street Journal 12/3/2023 13.2 View
5/30/2024 Billionaire gives incredible gift to UMass graduates Associated Press (via 5/20/2024 8.0 View
3/1/2024 Biden, Trump to make US-Mexico border stops Thursday as migrant crisis roils election Fox News 2/26/2024 13.9 View
2/23/2024 Biden's campaign gives in and joins TikTok. Blame the youngs NPR 2/12/2024 10.0 View
6/14/2024 Biden says he won't pardon son if he's convicted at trial CNN 6/6/2024 8.8 View
9/18/2023 Biden administration coerced social media giants into possible free speech violations: court USA Today 9/8/2023 15.3 View
5/14/2024 Beach town goes to war with renting of picturesque homes to tourists Daily Mail 5/6/2024 12.3 View
9/19/2023 Bay Area scientist says he ‘left out the full truth’ to get climate change wildfire study published in prestigious journal Mercury News 9/8/2023 14.2 View