Daily News Article Archive

Each Daily News Article contains comprehension and critical thinking questions, found below the article. In addition, we provide “Background” and “Resources” (including video clips, maps and links) below the questions to give students a better understanding of the news story. Sign-up to receive a FREE daily email with answers to the questions.


December 2005

12/12/2005 - University Drops Charges Against Student… - CNSNews.com

12/9/2005 - U.N. Official Calls Visit ‘Heartbreaking’ - The Washington Times

12/8/2005 - 1,700 New Agents Pledged - The Washington Times

12/7/2005 - Al-Arian Verdict Deals a Blow - NY Sun

12/6/2005 - Fake IDs Openly Made and Sold in NYC - NY Sun

12/5/2005 - New HK Leader Faces Demands for Democracy - CNSNews.com

12/2/2005 - Hopes for Korea Will Be Aired - NY Sun

12/1/2005 - Jewish Group Defends ‘Merry Christmas’ - CNSNews.com

November 2005

11/30/2005 - Coloradan Faces Jail for Refusal to Show ID - The Washington Times

11/29/2005 - Retailers Urged to Remember the ‘Reason’ - CNSNews.com

11/28/2005 - Clark Adds Saddam to…Unsavory Clients - The Washington Times

11/24/2005 - Happy Thanksgiving

11/22/2005 - General Seeks ‘Patience’ on Iraq - The Washington Times

11/21/2005 - Palestinian Christians Are Persecuted, Author Says - CNSNews.com

11/18/2005 - Torture Site Backs Fears of Pro-Iran Infiltrators - The Washington Times

11/17/2005 - Students Trust UN More Than Federal Government - Cybercast News Service

11/16/2005 - U.S. to Retain Oversight of Web - The Washington Times

11/15/2005 - ‘The Heat Is On’ Fox News for ‘Global Warming’ Special - Cybercast News Service

11/14/2005 - Backlash in Zarqawi’s Hometown - NY Sun

11/10/2005 - Veterans Day 2005

11/10/2005 - Fox News CEO Warms to Climate Change After Heat From Left - Cybercast News Service

11/9/2005 - State Department Spurns Senators On Saudi Arabia - NY Sun

11/8/2005 - Saudi Arabia Still Persecuting People for Their Faith - Cybercast News Service

11/7/2005 - Paris Police Fear Rioters’ Heavy Arms - The Washington Times

11/4/2005 - U.S. Ends Probe Into Leader’s Role in 1979 Crisis - The Washington Times

11/3/2005 - Relations Between West and Iran Deteriorate - Cybercast News Service

11/2/2005 - U.S. Aid Seen For Chinese Censors - The Washington Times

11/1/2005 - Is He a Scalia? - NY Sun

October 2005

10/31/2005 - Alito ‘Mindful’ of Federal Judges’ Responsibilities - Cybercast News Service

10/28/2005 - Annan To Visit Tehran Despite Threat - NY Sun

10/27/2005 - Iran Leader Predicts Israel’s Demise - The Washington Times

10/26/2005 - Terrorists Attack With Iran’s Encouragement - Cybercast News Service

10/25/2005 - Remembering Rosa Parks - Cybercast News Service

10/24/2005 - Minuteman Volunteers Vow to Keep Border Secure - The Washington Times

10/21/2005 - Lawyer for Saddam Cohort Abducted - The Washington Times

10/20/2005 - Christian Families Sue Over School’s Islam Role-Playing - NY Sun

10/19/2005 - Rumsfeld’s Lesson for China Students: Democracy Growing - The Washington Times

10/18/2005 - Critics Condemn African Despot’s Attack on Bush, Blair - Cybercast News Service

10/17/2005 - Constitution Headed for Win in Iraq - The Washington Times

10/14/2005 - Networks Cover Iraq War as ‘Bad News Brigade,’ Survey Shows - Cybercast News Service

10/13/2005 - Beheadings are Bad PR, Terrorist Tells ‘Sheikh of Slaughter’ - Cybercast News Service

10/12/2005 - Pentagon Increases Recruitment of Spies - The Washington Times

10/11/2005 - Quake Tragedy May Draw Historic Foes Closer - Cybercast News Service

10/7/2005 - Bush Praised for ‘Naming the Enemy’ - Cybercast News Service

10/6/2005 - Bush Hails Progress of Iraqi Troops - The Washington Times

10/5/2005 - Senate Will Probe Saudi Distribution Of Hate Materials - NY Sun

10/4/2005 - Int’l Pressure on Uzbekistan as EU Imposes Arms Embargo - Cybercast News Service

10/3/2005 - Florida City Considers Eminent Domain - The Washington Times

September 2005

9/30/2005 - Roberts Confirmed to High Court - The Washington Times

9/29/2005 - Developing Nations Want Internet Brought Under UN Control - Cybercast News Service

9/28/2005 - In Interview, Walesa Reflects on 25 Years Ago - NY Sun

9/27/2005 - India’s Vote Against Iran Seen as Important Shift - Cybercast News Service

9/26/2005 - Others Who Grieve Stand by Bush, Troops in Iraq - The Washington Times

9/23/2005 - EU Powers Delay Sanctioning Iran, Offer Weaker Draft - The Washington Times

9/22/2005 - US, EU Face Uphill Struggle in Referring Iran to Security Council - Cybercast News Service

9/21/2005 - Clinton: Proponents Of Arctic Drilling Exploiting Disaster - NY Sun

9/20/2005 - China’s Abusive Population Policies in the Spotlight Again - Cybercast News Service

9/19/2005 - Kabul Elections Come Off Smoothly - The Washington Times

9/16/2005 - Iran Ready to Transfer Nuclear Know-How to Islamic States - Cybercast News Service

9/15/2005 - Bush Presses World Leaders to Join in War - NY Sun

9/14/2005 - Bush Threatens Syrian Isolation for Lack of Action - The Washington Times

9/13/2005 - France Pushes Global Air Passenger Tax to Aid Poor Nations - Cybercast News Service

9/12/2005 - D.C. Guard Unit Turns Focus to Searching for Dead - The Washington Times

9/9/2005 - Muslims Invited to Debate ‘Religion of Peace’ Claim - Cybercast News Service

9/8/2005 - Critics Say Mayor Failed to Follow Emergency Plan - The Washington Times

9/7/2005 - Louisiana Officials Could Lose the Katrina Blame Game - Cybercast News Service

9/6/2005 - Roberts Picked for Chief Justice - The Washington Times

9/2/2005 - America Opens Heart to Refugees - The Washington Times

9/1/2005 - Homeless Victims Hunt for Safe Places to Stay - The Washington Times

August 2005

8/31/2005 - Flooding Hinders Repairs to Levees - The Washington Times

8/30/2005 - Hurricane Katrina

8/29/2005 - Buffalo Roams the Battlefield to Protect Soldiers From Mines - The Washington Times

8/26/2005 - Militant Cleric Gaining Support From Iraqi Youth - The Washington Times

8/25/2005 - UN Too Focused on Terrorists’ Rights, Says UK Minister - Cybercast News Service

8/24/2005 - Rumsfeld Says Constitution Will Not End Iraq Violence - The Washington Times

8/23/2005 - CAIR Hails Firing of Michael Graham - Cybercast News Service

8/22/2005 - Million Father March Escorts Children to School - The Washington Times

8/19/2005 - ‘Embryonic-Like’ Cell Discovery Could Affect Ethics Debate - Cybercast News Service

8/18/2005 - Settlers in Gaza Resist Removal - The NY Sun

8/17/2005 - Israel Begins Evacuation of Gaza - The Washington Times

8/16/2005 - Fight Expected at Hard-Line Gaza Outpost - Newsmax

8/15/2005 - UK Muslim Body’s ‘Moderate’ Tag Questioned - Cybercast News Service

April 2005

4/27/2005 - Syrian Troops Officially Withdraw from Lebanon - NY Sun

4/26/2005 - Saudi Gives Bush No Assurance On Short-Term Oil - The Washington Times

4/25/2005 - ‘Justice Sunday’ Broadcast Addresses Obstruction of Judicial Nominees - Cybercast News Service

4/22/2005 - House OK’s Energy Bill With Refuge Drilling - The Washington Times

4/21/2005 - Colleges Balk at Government’s Student Data Request - Fox News

4/20/2005 - Asian, African Catholics See New Pope Following in Predecessor’s Footsteps - Cybercast News Service

4/19/2005 - Bush on the Spot Over Religion in Saudi Arabia - NY Sun

4/18/2005 - Iraqis Take Up Gauntlet - The Washington Times

4/15/2005 - Activists Plan Disruptions for World Bank, IMF Meetings - Cybercast News Service