Here is a neat site to practice reading Japanese. The Yomiuri Shinbun has a “Kodomo news weekly” (KODOMOニュースウイークル) article that comes out every Wednesday on a current news topic. There is also furigana for the kanji that are used in the article. See the link below to the October 1, 2014 article on the Dengue fever outbreak in Japan.
Here is a list of past articles