World News Digest
For more than 75 years, World News Digest has been a go-to resource for context and background on key issues of both historical events and breaking news. Presenting more than seven decades of authoritative news summaries and background articles, World News Digest features a wealth of new material and dynamic interface that makes it easier than ever to explore the events that shape our world. With more than 300,000 original articles – (written in the time the event took place), this vast authoritative archive covers every major event since its inception, this database offers concise summaries of current events and clearly written essays on the top issues of the day. Key sections include: Week in Review, Recent News, Hot Topics, Landmark Events in History, People in the News and Countries in the News, Historical Documents, That Day in History, Curriculum Tools and more! Newspaper editorials and editorial cartoons add context and perspective; coverage with news from Reuters® brings the coverage of the even current, key background information –such as primary sources, country profiles and obituaries provide additional information for research.
Hundreds of institutions—including CNN, ABC News, the CBC, NPR, the U.S. Naval War College, and the parliaments of Canada and Australia, to name just a few—rely on World News Digest for a broader view of the issues that matter today. Even “America’s Favorite Quiz Show®”, Jeopardy, subscribes to World News Digest for fact-checking key information on world news and events.