Often overlooked, CQ Researcher. is an excellent database that provides in-depth coverage from many of today's hot topics.Similar to Opposing Viewpoints, this database covers topics like social trends, criminal justice, international affairs, technology and the economy. The reports in this database are organized extremely well, and written by professional journalists. It's a great starting place for your research.
Try a search in CQ Researcher to find pro/con essays, reports, chronologies, and historical background on your topic.
Access this database, from the Find > Newspapers page.