Weekly Current Events Archive

Prior articles, links, and questions:

September 9

“The Hong Kong Protests Explained.” BBC.com. 9.4.19.

Anne D’Innocenzo. “Walmart to Stop Selling Ammo . . . Asks Customers . . .” Chicago Tribune. 9.3.19.

Russell Berman. “2020 Congressional-Retirement Tracker.” The Atlantic. 9.5.19.

Current Events Questions, USGOPO, 9.9.2019 (MS Word)


September 2

Mark Hemingway. “24 Hours of Media Malpractice. RCP.com. 9.1.19.

Mike Lupica. “Colin Kaepernick Still not Welcomed in NFL.” New York Daily News. 9.1.19.

Chuck Todd. “Senate Suddenly looks Up for Grabs.” Data Download, Meet the Press. 9.1.19.

Current Events Questions, USGOPO, 9.2.2019 (MS Word)


August 26

John Hardwood. “Trump’s tax cut isn’t giving the US economy the boost it needs.” CNBC, August 16, 2019.

Robert Barnes. “New York eased gun law hopeful Supreme Court would drop Second Amendment case — but that hasn’t happened yet.” Washington Post, August 11, 2019.

Diane Harris. “The Truth About Student Debt: 7 Facts No One Is Talking About.” Newsweek. August 8, 2019.

Current Events Questions USGOPO 8.25.2019 (MS Word)


August 19

Todd Purdum. “Did Bill Clinton See this Coming?” The Atlantic. August 19, 2019.
Taeghan Simonton. “College Recruiters Going after Out-of-State Students.” USA Today. August 19, 2019.
Scott Rasmussen. “Voters Trust Reporters = Wikipedia.” Full Measure. 8.18.19 (Video or Text).

Questions and Links in PDF format:

Current Events Questions, USGOPO, 8.19.2019 (MS Word)


August 12

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