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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
4/11/2024 Cicada-geddon: Invaders from underground arrive in epic numbers Associated Press 4/1/2024 9.6 View
4/11/2024 Author JK Rowling risks arrest by criticizing new Scottish hate speech law Associated Press 4/2/2024 12.3 View
4/17/2024 Google Incognito Isn't as Private as You Might Think Associated Press 4/2/2024 13.5 View
4/18/2024 California isn't tracking the effectiveness of its homelessness spending Associated Press 4/9/2024 14.0 View
5/2/2024 New York City considers birth control to address its rat problem Associated Press 4/19/2024 10.3 View
5/8/2024 College protestors want 'amnesty.' At stake: legal charges, grades, and graduation Associated Press 4/28/2024 12.5 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
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