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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
5/16/2024 San Francisco wants to offer free drug recovery books at its public libraries Associated Press 2/20/2024 14.5 View
5/22/2024 First recipient of pig kidney dies 7 weeks later Associated Press 5/11/2024 10.6 View
5/17/2024 UNC board slashes diversity program funding to divert money to public safety resources Associated Press 5/13/2024 14.0 View
5/23/2024 Autopsy: Teen died from eating spicy chip as part of social media challenge Associated Press 5/16/2024 9.3 View
5/29/2024 Japanese town takes drastic measures to control tourists Associated Press 4/30/2024 11.1 View
6/6/2024 North Korea flies trash balloons over the South as leader Kim doubles down on satellite ambitions Associated Press 5/29/2024 15.4 View
6/12/2024 Kansas Constitution does not include a right to vote, state Supreme Court majority says Associated Press 5/31/2024 15.5 View
6/13/2024 Ukraine uses US weapons to strike inside Russia, according to a senator and a Western official Associated Press 6/5/2024 13.8 View
10/30/2023 World’s oldest dog ever dies in Portugal, aged 31 AP News 10/23/2023 8.6 View
1/3/2024 Nikki Haley, asked what caused the Civil War, leaves out slavery. It's not the first time. AP News 12/27/2023 14.7 View
6/10/2024 CEOs made nearly 200 times what their workers got paid last year AP News 6/3/2024 10.7 View
10/3/2023 Judge dismisses charges against Philadelphia police officer in fatal traffic-stop shooting AP 9/29/2023 9.4 View
5/9/2024 Disgruntled ex-athletic director accused of framing his principal with AI-generated racist rant ABC News (Baltimore) 4/25/2024 12.1 View
1/17/2024 US national debt hits record $34 trillion ABC News (AP) 1/2/2024 13.5 View