World News Digest has been updated and enhanced throughout the past year, increasing the educational value of this award-winning resource.
Recent Updates and Additions:
- News Media Roundups: Added 340 new collections of various media on breaking news as it occurred; the feature is now searchable, and an index of past coverage was reorganized to make navigation easier for users.
- News Articles: Added more than 150 original news articles on such key developments as Donald Trump’s inauguration, the Russia investigation, the Supreme Court’s 2016–17 term, and multiple devastating hurricanes, mass shootings in the U.S., North Korea’s weapons tests, and major elections in foreign countries.
- Year in Review: Added this comprehensive feature highlighting key news stories, the top newsmakers, and the most notable deaths of 2017.
- Video: Added more than 2,000 new videos from such sources as PBS, Voice of America, and the White House.
- Editorial Cartoons: Added more than 1,500 new editorial cartoons representing viewpoints from across the political spectrum on the latest controversies.
- Infographics: Added more than 1,000 new infographics visually displaying statistics, polling numbers, and maps relevant to the top ongoing news stories.
- Social Media: Added notable reactions to key developments from all the top newsmakers on Twitter and Facebook.
- Landmark Events in History: Added relevant, key material on more than 50 landmark events to create easy-to-navigate research centers on such historic topics as Japanese internment camps, the Marshall Plan, and the Nuremberg trials.
- Reuters®: Added nearly 5,000 Reuters® articles on breaking developments to related research centers.
- Primary Sources: Added major speeches delivered by President Donald Trump, as well as President Barack Obama’s farewell address.
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