SAVE THESE IN YOUR FAVORITES, under a folder title like "research."
WEBSITE OF ALL WEBSITES
AllMyFaves.com - One easy overview page from news to whatever other key things you want access to.
about.com - Find information about virtually anything. wikipedia.com - From definitions to encyclopedic type information.
GOVERNMENT SPONSORED PUBLICATIONS:
pueblo.gsa.gov - Provides access to many publications that are free, many government sponsored. Some of the materials are quite good and there is a search engine for the site, but be as specific as you can be.