News and Current Events

ABC News
CBC News
NBC News
CNN Interactive
CNN Student News
Geared to 4-8 grades with daily news and lesson plans
The leading source for current events, news and non-fictional articles for kids and teachers
English Speaking Newspapers
Another Web Site for English Speaking Papers
Breaking News
The biggest breaking stories as they happen, 24 hours a day
Curated by Smithsonian, designed for kids and teachers
FOX News
Google News
Kansas Newspapers Online
Kids News Room
ton of online goodies that are perfect for social studies teachers
CNN Student News
Pretty standard stuff here. Most of us know about this site – videos, transcripts, and other teacher tools
PBS NewsHour
The New York Times on the Web
USA Today
US News and World Report
Washington Post
Wichita Eagle
Yahoo! News
Chronicling America
Search America’s historic newspaper pages from 1836-1922 or use the U.S. Newspaper Directory to find information about American newspapers published between 1690-present.
Search from 2,704 of the world’s historical newspaper titles.


fav 1NewsELA
Access to hundreds of leveled news articles and Common Core–aligned quizzes, with new articles every day

fav 2Listen Current
Free lessons and educational podcasts for your classroom focused on current events and issues

fav 3Headlinespot
A great place to find current news and links to all kinds of newsy stuff

fav 4Newseum: Today’s FrontPages
Graphic versions of over 900 newspaper front pages from around the world

fav 5Ref-Desk
From news to quotes, calendars, dictionaries, almanac info, people searches, just about everything