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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
9/11/2023 Army makes program to shape up overweight recruits permanent as it fights ongoing recruiting crisis Fox News 9/5/2023 9.3 View
11/30/2023 Army trying to re-recruit soldiers who refused COVID vaccine NBC News 11/20/2023 10.1 View
4/1/2024 Artificial intelligence helped design a new type of battery Science News Explores 3/25/2024 7.5 View
3/26/2024 At last: How poison dart frogs ship defense toxins to their skin Science News For Students 3/18/2024 6.9 View
4/5/2024 AT&T says personal data from 73 million current and former account holders leaked onto dark web CNN 3/30/2024 11.4 View
3/29/2024 Atlanta Businesswoman's Canine Cellmates Program Offers Hope KLOVE News 3/11/2024 7.7 View
4/11/2024 Author JK Rowling risks arrest by criticizing new Scottish hate speech law Associated Press 4/2/2024 12.3 View
10/11/2023 Barred Owls Protecting Their Turf in Cambridge 10/5/2023 7.3 View
11/21/2023 Bay Area reinstates COVID mask orders in healthcare settings. Will L.A. follow? MSN 11/8/2023 12.5 View
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
5/14/2024 Beach town goes to war with renting of picturesque homes to tourists Daily Mail 5/6/2024 12.3 View
9/18/2023 Biden administration coerced social media giants into possible free speech violations: court USA Today 9/8/2023 15.3 View
2/23/2024 Biden's campaign gives in and joins TikTok. Blame the youngs NPR 2/12/2024 10.0 View
3/1/2024 Biden, Trump to make US-Mexico border stops Thursday as migrant crisis roils election Fox News 2/26/2024 13.9 View