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Current and Recent Events
- Al-Jazeera The best news source for the Arab speaking world, it has now expanded to a worldwide presence. Al_Jazeera covers many stories not reported by US media. In English.
- FactCheck.org Did that politician tell me a lie? From the Annenberg Foundation.
Other Good Sources
Amnesty International's "State of the World's Human Rights" for 2016-2017 (Released Feb 2018) Looks at 159 countries to see how human rights are protected or abused.
International Newspapers and Videos of Foreign Lands
Lake Karumbar in Pakistan
Magazine and Scholarly (Peer-reviewed) Article Collections
Academic Search Premier
Full text for more than 4,500 scholarly social sciences, humanities, general science, education and multi-cultural journals. 3,700 are peer-reviewed.
New York Times
Full text searchable content from nytimes.com and New York Times blogs from 1980 to the present.
US Major Dailies
Full text newspapers from five U.S. national and regional newspapers: New York Times, Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, Los Angeles Times, and the Chicago Tribune
Full text newspapers, magazines and journals of the ethnic minority and native press. Provides a rich collection of articles, editorials, and reviews with a broad diversity of perspectives and viewpoints. Also a good source of ethnic recipes. Coverage is from 1980 to the present. View the Ethnic NewsWatch handout
Full text of over 1000 scholarly journals in the arts and sciences, from their earliest issues up to 3-5 years ago. Does not include current issues of the journals. Video tutorials are available.