World News Digest

Peer into the Past, Investigate Today

Bring history and current events to life with news articles, background essays, illustrations and primary sources, from 1940 to present.

  • Flesh out your research paper for history class.
  • Learn about current issues and events within a historical context.
  • Back up your thesis with proven data.
Discover history through the headlines.

What You Get

  • Explanations of political, social and economic events
  • Timelines of top stories
  • Current events and topics 
  • Facts and statistics
  • and more...

What You Need

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Sat

9 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Sun

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