News and current events

Websites for this Topic | Research guides and databases


These databases are available from outside the Library using your Carol Stream Library card and pin number.

Locate articles on business, science, humanities, and popular culture.

This collection contains complete articles from 176 daily and weekly newspapers, blogs and online sources from 125 Chicago area communities. Sources include: the Sun Times, Daily Herald, Crain’s Chicago Business and Chicago Defender.

Search the full-text of all articles in all editions and sections (including the RedEye) of the Chicago Tribune.
Search full-text of the Daily Herald dating back to 1995.

Discover information on a wide range of subjects, including business, computers, current events, economics, education, environmental issues, health care, and consumer information. 

An encyclopedia of countries, cultures, and current events for middle and high schools. Access through the link on the left hand side of the main page of Grolier Online.
Search authoritative international business and legal news and information, plus SEC filings and other financial information.
Search full-text articles from Illinois newspapers and America's news magazines. Special features include Hot Topics and Special Reports.


Local Newspapers