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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
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
8/22/2023 Cuba’s economic crisis is worse than after fall of the Soviet Union, economists warn 8/8/2023 14.2 View
1/10/2024 OK Governor removes DEI from state agencies and universities The Washington Examiner 12/14/2023 14.2 View
10/19/2023 Feds had $3.3B furniture splurge during COVID, bought solar-powered picnic tables and leather recliners The New York Post 10/3/2023 14.3 View
3/29/2024 Ocasio-Cortez defends accusing Israel of genocide in floor speech CNN 3/24/2024 14.3 View
12/13/2023 $15 for cars to enter the busiest part of NYC KLOVE News 12/1/2023 14.5 View
2/28/2024 Air Canada liable for discount a chatbot mistakenly offered a customer CBS News 2/19/2024 14.5 View
5/16/2024 San Francisco wants to offer free drug recovery books at its public libraries Associated Press 2/20/2024 14.5 View
8/24/2023 Can landlords screen tenants for past evictions? 7/28/2023 14.6 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
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
2/1/2024 Supreme Court allows federal agents to cut razor wire Texas installed to deter invaders Associated Press 1/22/2024 14.7 View
5/30/2024 South Korea's historically low birthrate looks like a crisis CNN 5/9/2024 14.8 View
5/24/2024 'Butcher of Tehran' dead but Raisi's legacy continues as Iran appoints acting president Fox News 5/20/2024 14.9 View