Weekly critical reading for 11/05/2019
October 24, 2019Ryan W. MillerUSA TodayLexile: 1100L–1200L If you give a mouse a cookie, he’ll ask for a glass of milk. If you give a rat a tiny
September 30, 2019Colin DwyerNPRLexile: 1400L—1500L In a move that puts California on a collision course with the NCAA, Gov. Gavin Newsom has signed a bill effectively allowing college
September 25, 2019Zachary B. WolfCNNLexile: 1400L–1500L Calls to impeach President Donald Trump began among some Democrats almost the day he was inaugurated. They ballooned after former special counsel Robert Mueller’s report
September 19, 2019Nicholas WuUSA TodayLexile: 1100L–1200L WASHINGTON—Legislation under consideration in the House of Representatives could make Washington, D.C., the 51st state. The bill, aptly named “H.R. 51,” was debated Thursday
September 12, 2019Terry NguyenVoxLexile: 1300L–1400 The chief executives of major US companies sent Senate leaders a letter on Thursday, urging Congress to expand background checks on all gun
Facebook is changing how users see vaccine content—part of an ongoing effort by social platforms to correct, block, and minimize vaccine misinformation amid a record measles outbreak.
May 18, 2019Ray Sanchez CNNLexile: 1200L–1300L The roughly 2 million fledgling college students who take out their No. 2 pencils for the SAT each year will now be
May 10, 2019Gaby Del ValleVoxLexile: 1400–1500 A Rhode Island school district recently got national attention for its misguided attempt to get students to pay for past-due lunch debts.