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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
4/26/2024 California city OK's $1M per unit homeless housing project after audit found state wasted billions on crisis Fox News 4/21/2024 16.4 View
4/26/2024 She went from "broke college student" to professional sand sculptor. Wait, what? 4/17/2024 7.7 View
4/29/2024 Patients 'less likely to die' if treated by a female doctor, study reveals The National News 4/23/2024 14.1 View
4/29/2024 'We created this problem': a pediatric surgeon on how gun violence affects children NPR 4/19/2024 6.8 View
4/30/2024 Maths has no borders: Professor Rowena Ball brings Indigenous mathematics to ANU Austrailian National University 4/5/2024 13.1 View
4/30/2024 A new tool could guard against deepfake voice scams Science News Explores 4/15/2024 7.1 View
5/1/2024 Walmart scales back on self-checkout CBS News 4/19/2024 11.5 View
5/1/2024 Colorado officers responding to report of a screaming woman help deliver her triplets NBC News 4/28/2024 9.5 View
5/2/2024 New York City considers birth control to address its rat problem Associated Press 4/19/2024 10.3 View
5/2/2024 Americans Throw Away $68 Million in Coins a Year. Here's Where Some Ends Up The Wall Street Journal 4/17/2024 8.4 View
5/3/2024 GOP senators air 'deep concerns' over NPR bias, urge CEO to 'start a course correction' Fox News 4/29/2024 13.3 View
5/3/2024 Tennessee workers at VW plant vote to unionize with UAW The Nashville Tennessean 4/19/2024 9.8 View
5/6/2024 The Era of One-Stop Grocery Shopping Is Over Wall Street Journal 4/27/2024 12.0 View
5/6/2024 Desperate MTA mulling art installations to fill empty retail space in NYC transit hubs NY Post 4/29/2024 9.6 View