Issues and Controversies in American History (via Facts On File)
Background, outcomes, and contemporary points of view on contentious issues in American history. Includes articles, biographies, timelines, primary documents, and more.

Articles from scholarly history journals - some dating back to the 1800's!

New York Times Archive
The complete backfile of New York Times articles dating from 1851-Present. Full text available from 1851-1922 & 1987-Present. (Note: These articles are subject to a ten-articles-per-month limit.)

World News Digest (via Facts on File)
World news articles from 1940 to today. Includes background information, Country Profiles, World News Encyclopedia, World News Almanac, Historic Documents, Editorial Cartoons, and more.

Or a General & Multidisciplinary article database