CQ Researcher is a GREAT place to look for some background information on your topic. The articles are about 20-25 pages in length and provide a well-researched overview.Articles now date back to 1923.
Explores a current news issue in-depth each week. Articles typically include features such as an overview and background of the issue, pro-con essays on a question related to the issue, a chronology, and a lengthy bibliography. Coverage from 1923 to present.