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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
11/29/2023 Wild Canadian swine threaten to invade the US USA Today 11/23/2023 9.5 View
10/4/2023 Fulton County jail issues spark debate and search for answers USA Today 9/21/2023 13.9 View
9/18/2023 Biden administration coerced social media giants into possible free speech violations: court USA Today 9/8/2023 15.3 View
1/11/2024 Chris Christie is facing growing calls to drop out. Here's why he's staying in the 2024 race. USA Today 1/2/2024 8.5 View
4/19/2024 Will Joe Biden and Donald Trump debate this fall? News outlets call on candidates to compete USA Today 4/14/2024 14.6 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
11/27/2023 Ford Downsizes Plan for Michigan Battery Factory, Citing Slower EV Demand Wall Street Journal 11/21/2023 11.8 View
10/17/2023 Schools Cut Honors Classes to Address Racial Equity. It Isn’t a Quick Fix Wall Street Journal 10/9/2023 11.1 View
1/5/2024 Lessons in Kindness from Hundreds of Wall Street Journal Readers Wall Street Journal 1/4/2024 7.6 View
2/20/2024 Gas Stoves, Dishwashers and Dryers—the Growing Energy Battle Over Appliances Wall Street Journal 2/11/2024 12.0 View
3/19/2024 The New Science on What Ultra-Processed Food Does to Your Brain Wall Street Journal 3/11/2024 12.2 View
3/26/2024 How Cuba Recruits Spies to Penetrate Inner Circles of the U.S. Government Wall Street Journal 3/16/2024 13.0 View
5/6/2024 The Era of One-Stop Grocery Shopping Is Over Wall Street Journal 4/27/2024 12.0 View
2/7/2024 The Chicago Rat Hole Has Charmed Thousands, Residents Have Had Enough Washington Post 1/31/2024 8.8 View