News Sources: Find Newspaper Articles

A guide to finding news sources: regional, national, international, historical, and more.

Top U.S. Newspapers

Newspaper Collections

​Use these resources to search multiple newspapers at once. Some are organized by topic or subject. 

  • Alt-PressWatch
    Full text database of selected newspapers, magazines, journals of the alternative and independent press.
  • Associated Press collections online
    Includes a decades' worth of wire copy, correspondence, memos, internal publications, and more.
  • China Core Newspaper Databases
    Full-text electronic articles of over 300 major newspapers in China at national, regional, and local levels.
  • CQ.com
    News and analysis service. Tracks legislation before Congress and alerts users to late-breaking news and updated Hill schedules, status of bills, committee coverage with votes and markups, votes analysis, member biographies, daily news wrap-up, comparisons of competing versions of bills, and more. 
  • CQ Homeland Security
    Provides daily news, legislation, bills and analyses on the latest homeland security spending and policy issues.
  • Economist
    Provides insight and opinion on international news, politics, business, finance, science and technology..
  • Ethnic newsWatch
    Full-text newspaper, magazine, and journal articles from the ethnic, minority, and native press in the U.S. Coverage is from 1960 to date.
  • Factiva
    Full-text business information; general news and current event coverage.
  • Financial Time - FT.com
    Providing news, comment, data, and analysis for the global business community.
  • Foreign Broadcast Information Service (FBIS)
    FBIS daily translated reports from non-United States media sources.reports, 1974-1996.
  • GenderWatch
    Full-text and abstracts of a wide variety of feminist and gender studies periodicals.
  • Historical black newspapers
    Full text and full-image articles from African American newspapers: Atlanta daily world, Los Angeles sentinel, New York Amsterdam news, Pittsburgh courier, and The Chicago defender.
  • Historical Newspapers
    Fulltext archive of the Atlanta Constitution, Boston Globe, Chicago Tribune, Los Angeles Times, New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post.
  • Jane's
    Provides news on global issues relating to security and defense issues. The content is updated daily. Image rich and contain an archive of content back to the late 1980s.
  • Left index
    A guide to the diverse literature of the left, with an emphasis on political, economic, social and culturally engaged scholarship both inside and outside academia.
  • Meet the Press
     Includes every surviving program of NBC's Meet the Pressfrom the show's inception in 1947 through the present day.
  • Mideastwire.com
    Offers a daily email newsletter of concise, translated briefs covering some of the key political, cultural, economic and opinion pieces appearing via the print, radio and television media of the 22 Arab countries, Iran and the Arab Diaspora.
  • National Journal
    A collection of resources on U.S. politics and policy, including the National Journal, The Hotline, Congress Daily, Technology Daily, Poll Track, Ad Spotlight, and The Almanac of American Politics. Also provides Congressional markup reports and update reports on key legislation.
  • NewsLink
    Links to over 4000 newspapers, magazines, broadcasters, & news services worldwide
  • Proquest
    Covers business, economics, management, health, news and general interest journals and newspapers.
  • The Times Archive (1785-1985)
    Full-text articles from the Times of London.
  • World news Connection
    Translated and English language news and information compiled from non-United States media sources. Coverage includes political, environmental, scientific, technical, and socioeconomic issues and events, 1996 - 2013.
  • World Politics Review
    Daily online publication and resource for foreign policy professionals.

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