English students and teachers all over the world use SAT Reading Daily as a great source of reading material for daily SAT / GRE English reading practice. Our smart software continuously crawls scores of news sources on the web, looking for the most well written news stories and commentary based on our proprietary English writing quality ranking algorithm, and brings them to you. Note that this is not a typical "test prep" site. This is for students who really want to attain mastery over English by reading better material on a daily basis.

Why does Putin want control Ukraine? Ask Stalin.

Reading Level: Advanced. Vocab words: provisional, requisition, confiscate, perish, repress.

Fact or fiction? Doubts over China's 'rising nationalism'

Reading Level: Standard. Vocab words: stagnate, rejuvenation, predominate, permeate.

Moscow gets a much needed facelift. But is it worth the cost?

Reading Level: Standard. Vocab words: humanize, bequeath, utilitarian, vista, teem.

At the Communist Party Congress, Xi Jinping Plays the Emperor

Reading Level: Standard. Vocab words: cession, despotism, usurp, sclerotic, expedient.

Can the History of the Soviet Union Be Told through a Single Building?

Reading Level: Expert. Vocab words: forlorn, philologist, emigrate, digression, afflict, posthumous, immortalize, veneer, prophecy, caste, tiresome, maelstrom, intrude.

Prosecutors Are Banding Together to Prevent Criminal-Justice Reform

Reading Level: Expert. Vocab words: deterrent, prone, ire, lawmaker, plead, unscathed, anachronism, exhort, culpable, conjunction, vehement, dissemble, inundate, discredit.

Myanmar: Marketing a Massacre

Reading Level: Standard. Vocab words: emanate, antagonism, inborn, malevolence, obliterate, hereditary.