Breaking News

Breaking News


Find out first with Breaking News, the fastest and most reliable way to know what's happening right now. Our editors monitor hundreds of trusted news sources and social media to bring you breaking stories that are uniquely important to you.

In a first for a mobile app, Breaking News alerts you when a big story breaks nearby. With our free app you can:

• See lightning-fast updates from news sources around the globe
• Get a proximity alert when a big story breaks near your location
• Discover when news breaks in your favorite topics by adding them to your watchlist
• Hide stories you don't want to see with a tap of your finger
• See the most surprising stories trending in real-time with "Whoa!"
• Get verified eyewitness photos and videos from breaking events
• Discover where news is breaking on a real-time map
• Get reliable coverage and insight from the same editors who power @breakingnews
• Alert your friends over Facebook, Twitter, text and email
• Looks great on both phones and tablets
• Do everything with no registration required

"Indispensable" - The Verge
"Gold standard for news aggregation" - Fast Company
"Best apps to catch breaking news" - Wall Street Journal

If you have any issues or suggestions, please email us at [email protected] and we'll get back to you right away.

Recent changes:
• Notifications are no longer swapped out; now grouped into a summary notification
• Notifications are now interactive: share and whoa directly from an alert
• Fixed issues with crashing, notifications, and blank images
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4.1
User ratings
2086
Installs
100,000+
Concerns
3
File size
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About Breaking News
Find out first with Breaking News, the fastest and most reliable way to know what's happening right now. Our editors monitor hundreds of trusted news sources and social media to bring you breaking stories that are uniquely important to you.

In a first for a mobile app, Breaking News alerts you when a big story breaks nearby. With our free app you can:

• See lightning-fast updates from news sources around the globe
• Get a proximity alert when a big story breaks near your location
• Discover when news breaks in your favorite topics by adding them to your watchlist
• Hide stories you don't want to see with a tap of your finger
• See the most surprising stories trending in real-time with "Whoa!"
• Get verified eyewitness photos and videos from breaking events
• Discover where news is breaking on a real-time map
• Get reliable coverage and insight from the same editors who power @breakingnews
• Alert your friends over Facebook, Twitter, text and email
• Looks great on both phones and tablets
• Do everything with no registration required

"Indispensable" - The Verge
"Gold standard for news aggregation" - Fast Company
"Best apps to catch breaking news" - Wall Street Journal

If you have any issues or suggestions, please email us at [email protected] and we'll get back to you right away.

Recent changes:
• Notifications are no longer swapped out; now grouped into a summary notification
• Notifications are now interactive: share and whoa directly from an alert
• Fixed issues with crashing, notifications, and blank images

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Android Market Comments
A Google User
10 hours ago
Blank screen Nothing but blank screen when opening from an "alert" notification
A Google User
16 hours ago
Still Deserves 5 but ? I think the programmer didn't get what we want specifically . I'd like to see every news in its respective notification . Anyway nice job and thanks .
A Google User
19 hours ago
Right on Right on Right on
A Google User
Monday 7:20 AM
Why this app is so intrusive requiring so much personal information? Removed
A Google User
Sunday 4:20 AM
Useable again! After many updates to the major overhaul of this app it's becoming more stable and useable again. All my complaints about the update have been resolved and this is once again one of my favorite apps!