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News Websites

These news websites are great places to get information on important issues in the news and to find out about interesting things that are happening around the world today.

They are all free, so please be aware of content that is paid advertising, or clicking on links that take you to other sites. As always check for the ABC's (authority, bias, and currency) when using information from these sites.



Newslea is a great source for newspaper articles that are edited and rewritten at different reading levels. The site's content is provided by various news organizations including The New York Times, The Associated Press, and many other highly rated news organizations.


DOGO has short format articles for kids on current events, science, sports and more, plus lots of pictures, videos and an interactive map!

SMITHSONIAN MAGAZINESmithsonian Magazine for students features news content in science, history, innovation and current events.

Time for KidsTime for Kids offers news articles on many topics, including the country, the world, animals and school-related issues.