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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
11/9/2023 The last new Beatles song, “Now and Then,” will be released next week Associated Press 10/26/2023 10.5 View
10/25/2023 East African leaders consider ban on imported used clothing Associated Press 10/16/2023 10.0 View
10/12/2023 What is Hamas? Associated Press 10/9/2023 12.8 View
9/15/2023 The White House Situation Room Gets Major Upgrade Associated Press 9/8/2023 9.6 View
9/14/2023 Some small towns in America are disbanding police forces Associated Press 9/5/2023 9.1 View
8/31/2023 Pig kidney works, a step toward animal-human transplants Associated Press 8/16/2023 11.3 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
2/22/2024 Mardi Gras beads are creating a plastic disaster in New Orleans. Are there green alternatives? Associated Press 2/11/2024 9.7 View
2/22/2024 Most Americans feel they pay too much in taxes, AP-NORC poll finds Associated Press 1/28/2024 12.1 View
3/13/2024 West Virginia seeks to ban non-binary gender designations on birth certificates Associated Press 2/29/2024 10.7 View
3/14/2024 An iconic WWII photo showing a nonconsensual kiss was almost banned from display. It didn't last long Associated Press 3/6/2024 9.8 View
3/21/2024 'Iron Man' pilots race in jet suits against a backdrop of Dubai skyscrapers Associated Press 2/28/2024 9.6 View
3/28/2024 How Texas' plans to arrest migrants for illegal entry would work Associated Press 3/20/2024 10.6 View
4/4/2024 Man put to death for 1993 killing of girlfriend, Georgia's first execution in 4 years Associated Press 3/21/2024 11.2 View