CQ Researcher is a weekly journal that has been focusing on current, controversial topics since 1923. Each single-themed report is researched and written by a seasoned journalist. It is known for its in-depth, unbiased coverage of health, social trends, criminal justice, international affairs, education, the environment, technology and the economy. It includes a broad overview of the issue, the historical background, and opposing viewpoints of experts on the subject.
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Hot Paper Topics from St. Ambrose University offers ideas for over 45 current topics.
If you are researching a topic closer to home in Hawaii and the Pacific Region, you might want to look at local newspapers, journals, and magazines.
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