Academic OneFile is an excellent starting database for a wide variety of topics. Databases contain different articles and other sources, so it is a good idea to search in more than one using the following steps:
Read assignment guidelines
Choose a library database
Select search limits/limiters
Type in search terms
CQ Researcher also has a 'Browse Topics' function. You can also view the most popular subjects in the 'Hot Topics' column on the right side of the page. This database provides award-winning in-depth coverage of the most important issues of the day. Reports are written by experienced journalists, footnoted, and professionally fact-checked. Full-length articles include an overview, historical background, chronology, and pro/con feature, plus resources for additional research.
America's News is a comprehensive database for finding current and past newspaper articles. The videos below go over how to conduct a basic search, how to conduct an advanced search, and how to use suggested topics.