Be the first to know with Breaking News. Drawing on thousands of sources, Breaking News surfaces stories before any other news app – even when news breaks near your location.
Discover what’s happening right now, monitor important topics for breaking news and get alerted when big news breaks near you, wherever you go.
• See news breaking near your location anywhere in the world
• Receive a proximity alert when a major story breaks near you
• 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
• 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
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+ Newer items load above selected item in detail page
+ "Muted items" button appears at bottom of feed if any topics are muted
+ Added setting for opening links in device browser
- Notifications display in separated chronological order in notification center
- Home screen widget refreshes when connection is re-established
- Fixed bug for when app crashes when hitting back button before view loads