If you've ever attempted to find current event information using a search
engine, you know what a frustrating and futile experience it can be. It
sometimes takes weeks for engines to catch up with content updates.
Fortunately, there are plenty of sites that offer up-to-the-minute news on today's hot topics.
We've broken out great sources by media type, topic and location.
Today's Hot Topics
Traditional newspapers, magazines or broadcast networks are often the best
place to start. Many scoop themselves by uploading a story before it has the
opportunity to be broadcast or appear in print.
Read breaking headlines from hundreds of news sources. You'll find news stories accessible by subject, location and media type.
View headlines from 180 newspaper, broadcast and online sources at a glance.
Headlines are organized by topic, such as politics, environment and education.
This site organizes headlines from 1,800 sources in more than
330 categories. Moreover will also send you the day's top stories by e-mail.
Search or browse Reuters and Associated Press stories on hundreds of topics. Check out Full Coverage to read articles from multiple sources about one event.
What's the top story in St. Louis, Boston or Portland? Keep track of local happenings with HeadlineSpot's index of hundreds of City and State news sites. If you hail from India, France, Brazil or one of dozens of other countries, you'll find news in HeadlineSpot's International section.
Current Events in the Classroom
Several media sites offer special sections to help teachers integrate current events into the
curriculum. At Newsweek This Week, the
newsweekly recommends discussion topics from each issue. CNN StudentNews offers news-related cirriculum specials.
Scroll down the page to explore relevant programming, questions and resources.