Learning about current events is a great way to connect ourselves to the world around us. It also encourages a curiosity about other people and cultures. Nose around some of these sites for some current events action.

Yes, CNN is becoming somewhat of a target in the media world. But that doesn’t mean you can’t learn something new. Plus, it’s still free. Leans left.

The Chicago Tribune:
Everything for the Chicagoland area.

European Daily:
A site dedicated to all things European. And newsworthy.

Investors Business Daily:
Some of the site is only available to subscribers, but there is a wealth of information on the business world here. Leans right.

The Jerusalem Post:
What’s going on in Israel?

The Korea Times:
Some of the content here is not suitable for children; many of the ads are somewhat questionable, too. But it does provide some English language information about current events in South Korea.

The LA Times:
West coast action without all the earthquakes and uncontrollable blazes.

Market Watch:
Loads of free content about businesses, money, and finance.

You may notice that a lot of newspapers have stories from Reuters.

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