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Available from any Denver Public Library or from home with a Denver Public Library Card= Available from any Denver Public Library or from home with a Denver Public Library Card. Tip: Filter your results by "Full Text" to see only articles you can read online.

Available from any Denver Public Library or from home with a Denver Public Library CardAccess World News Full-text of the Denver Post, the Denver Rocky Mountain News and hundreds of newspapers nationwide. Click on "Hot Topics" in upper left corner to get a snapshot of current events around the world. Try America's Newspapers to limit your search to U.S. news sources.

Available from any Denver Public Library or from home with a Denver Public Library CardCQ Researcher In-depth analysis of topics in the news ranging from social and teen issues to environment, health, education, science and technology. Covers all sides of the issues. Great for school assignments. Video Tutorial

Available from any Denver Public Library or from home with a Denver Public Library CardExplora for Teens Look up articles, facts and primary sources for research papers, class projects or homework. Get information from trustworthy sources that you can cite in your papers. Designed with students and educators in mind. Tip: Use the search box to find your topic or click on "more" under "Current Issues" to see all available topics.

Available from any Denver Public Library or from home with a Denver Public Library CardGreenFILE All aspects of human impact on the environment including global warming, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling and more. Video Tutorial
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Available from any Denver Public Library or from home with a Denver Public Library CardPoints of View Controversial essays that present multiple sides of a current issue. Essays provide questions and materials for further thought and study and are accompanied by supporting articles. Video Tutorial

Available from any Denver Public Library or from home with a Denver Public Library CardTOPIC Search Explore current events, social, political and economic issues, scientific discoveries and other popular topics discussed in today’s classrooms. Video Tutorial
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CNN Updated 24/7, get news from one of the world's leaders in online news and information.

PBS News Hour Extra News for students.

TED Talks Ideas Worth Spreading. Speakers come from a wide variety of communities and disciplines – people you know, like Hilllary Clinton and Bill Gates, but also people you might not know yet, each with an important, vital idea to share.

The Denver Public Library has several newspapers and magazines on this topic. Check your local branch for available resources.