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Current Events and Fake News: Current Events

Use this guide to find current events sources and to learn about the fake news phenomenon.

The Peninsula Qatar

Qatar Tribune

Doha News

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CNN Student News

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Recommended Databases for Reading News

ASD Electronic Resources

ASD Databases

New York Times

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BBC News - World

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Al Jazeera English

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CNN Top Stories

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Useful Websites


Want to know what news is big news right now? Newsmap takes the results from Google News and makes a visual representation of the numbers of stories on a topic. The bigger the box, the more stories. Compare the results between countries. Click on the box to read some of the stories about the event.

Time Explains

Time has produced a series of short videos that give the background to some current events topics.

Tween Tribune

TweenTribune offers news from around the world. You can change the reading level of articles, search by grade level or lexile. 

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