Opposing Viewpoints is great for basic information about your topic, Pro/Con perspectives, and finding a variety of sources. You can also review their Browse Issues list if you're having trouble picking a research topic.
Watch this 2-minute video for an overview of how to search Opposing Viewpoints.
IMPORTANT NOTE: Not all news sources are created equal! Some have hidden (or obvious!) motives or political beliefs. Do some background research into who owns the news organization to learn more about it.
OneSearch is a tool that allows you to search many Library collections at the same time.
OneSearch works well when you want to access a wide variety of sources at once, and is a good tool when starting your research. OneSearch is convenient, but like Google, yields an overwhelming number of results. Be prepared to use the limiters on the left to refine and focus your results.
Watch this 3-minute video for an overview of how to search and refine your results in OneSearch.