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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
4/15/2024 Indigenous leaders want to protect whales by granting them legal personhood NPR 4/8/2024 9.4 View
4/15/2024 Parents urged to buy 'dumb' phones to protect children from social media 4/10/2024 12.6 View
4/12/2024 NASA working on special moon time system KLOVE News 4/1/2024 8.5 View
4/12/2024 New Zealand tightens visa rules as immigration minister says CBS News 4/8/2024 13.6 View
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
4/10/2024 California Minimum Wage Shocks Fast Food Workers as Restaurant Closes Fox Business 4/8/2024 7.8 View
4/10/2024 Puerto Rican tax breaks help some while hurting others Business Insider (via 3/29/2024 11.7 View
4/9/2024 Many natural underground stores of freshwater are shrinking Science News Explores 3/29/2024 7.9 View
4/9/2024 The crews bracing themselves for a rise in electric car fires 3/29/2024 12.2 View
4/8/2024 Trump reacts to Mexican president's $20 billion demand from the Biden admin: 'I wouldn't give him 10 cents' Fox News 3/31/2024 9.5 View
4/8/2024 New $20 minimum wage for fast food workers in California set to start Monday ABC news 3/30/2024 10.0 View
4/5/2024 Why Costco's hot dog is still $1.50 when everything has gotten so expensive 3/27/2024 8.9 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