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News & Current Events: Free Web Sources
Search these news resources using the outlets' official websites. If you have encounter a paywall or have other problems accessing content, try finding access through the Libraries using our ejournals search.
Al-Jazeera America is the brand new United States arm of Al-Jazeera, a news media corporation based in Doha, Qatar.
The Atlantic is an American magazine, published 10 times annually. Founded in 1857 with a literary focus, the magazine now covers international affairs, politics and the economy.
The British Broadcasting Corportation (BBC) News is the world's largest broadcast news organization.
National Public Radio (NPR) is based in Washington, D.C., and distributes news and cultural programming to hundreds of public radio stations in the U.S.
New York Times keeps profiles on current topics. If a particular article is unavailable through their website, try accessing it through the NYT Libraries link, in the box to the right.
PRI's The World
The World is a daily radio program produced by Public Radio International (PRI). Its website includes its radio features, as well as blogs, music, etc.
NYT Collegiate Readership Program
Through its Collegiate Readership Program, the New York Times provides full access to its website for UA students and employees.
Visit www.nytimes.com/passes and enter your UA email address to receive your 24-hour pass. A new pass may be requested each day.
News & Current Events: Library Sources
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Factiva: Today's Headlines
View today's issues of Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Washington Post, Chicago Tribune and other major newspapers, as well as two weeks of back issues.
Search recent news, including national and international newspapers, and transcripts from TV and radio.
To view articles from The Economist, search or browse through the Libraries (1986-present).
Search or browse Foreign Affairs through the Libraries (1976-present).
Bimonthly American magazine focusing on global politics and economics.
New York Times
Search or browse articles from New York Times (1980-present).