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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
12/5/2023 Can money buy happiness? 60% of Americans say yes — and the price tag is $1.2 million CNBC 11/27/2023 10.6 View
11/10/2023 People with ‘poor speech etiquette’ always use these 7 ‘rude phrases, says public speaking expert CNBC 11/1/2023 7.5 View
11/7/2023 Why it's so expensive to be single in the U.S. CNBC 10/28/2023 10.3 View
1/18/2024 How long will $1 million last in retirement? Depends on where you live CNBC 1/1/2024 12.0 View
2/8/2024 House Republicans reintroduce bill to repeal 'death tax' CNBC 1/19/2024 12.4 View
3/7/2024 Credit card debt hits a 'staggering' $1.13 trillion CNBC 2/6/2024 12.1 View
3/11/2024 The U.S. national debt is rising by $1 trillion about every 100 days CNBC 3/3/2024 10.7 View
3/22/2024 'Red Flag' phrases to avoid in job interviews CNBC 3/14/2024 7.4 View
5/9/2024 If you can say these 6 phrases with confidence, you live a happier, more hopeful life than most CNBC 4/28/2024 9.0 View
12/14/2023 Nikki Haley tackles entitlement reform CNN 12/5/2023 12.7 View
11/17/2023 White House reveals 3-year-old American among Hamas hostages CNN 11/13/2023 12.6 View
11/10/2023 MrBeast builds 100 wells in Africa, attracting praise – and some criticism CNN 11/6/2023 15.6 View
10/6/2023 California Gov. Newsom will appoint Laphonza Butler to fill Feinstein’s Senate seat CNN 10/3/2023 12.4 View
10/5/2023 Teens Exhausted by Phone Notifications but Unable to Quit Checking CNN 9/26/2023 12.5 View