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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
11/3/2023 He developed a cancer-fighting soap—while in middle school The Washington Post 10/25/2023 10.3 View
11/9/2023 The last new Beatles song, “Now and Then,” will be released next week Associated Press 10/26/2023 10.5 View
11/8/2023 Hong Kong, Facing an Exodus, Offers Money for Babies The Wall Street Journal 10/28/2023 11.7 View
11/6/2023 Why people may take risks on bright, sunny days 10/28/2023 10.4 View
11/7/2023 Why it's so expensive to be single in the U.S. CNBC 10/28/2023 10.3 View
11/3/2023 Texas gets major win in battle to secure border despite Biden admin's attempts to stop it Fox News 10/30/2023 18.6 View
11/17/2023 YouTube Star Finds "Craziest Overgrown Lawns" and Helps Out for Free KLOVE News 10/31/2023 7.4 View
11/7/2023 Doctors found a snake parasite in a woman’s brain — still alive Science News Explores 10/31/2023 6.6 View
11/6/2023 Can public officials block you on social media? It's up to the Supreme Court NPR 10/31/2023 9.2 View
11/16/2023 North American birds will be renamed to avoid 'harmful' historical associations Associated Press 11/1/2023 12.4 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
11/8/2023 Houston Teen Regretful After Being Hit With Charges for Violent Spree Targeting Random Strangers 11/2/2023 9.5 View
11/13/2023 Bring back the draft? A divisive home-front battle will loom over any major war the 11/3/2023 10.6 View
11/15/2023 Educators give traditional grades low marks Education Week 11/6/2023 12.3 View