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:
• A first for a news app: proximity alerts for big breaking stories near you
• Redesigned for use on both your phone and tablet
• Engaging new design with larger photos, infinite scroll, simple navigation and more
• "Watchlist" makes it easy to monitor breaking news in your favorite topics
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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:
• A first for a news app: proximity alerts for big breaking stories near you
• Redesigned for use on both your phone and tablet
• Engaging new design with larger photos, infinite scroll, simple navigation and more
• "Watchlist" makes it easy to monitor breaking news in your favorite topics

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A Google User
Sep 12, 2014
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A Google User
Sep 11, 2014
Breaking news News
A Google User
Sep 8, 2014
Breaking news
A Google User
Sep 8, 2014
Great app But kills my battery! Not cool!
A Google User
Sep 7, 2014
Beef y Don't use it as much