What's New

- Now with live video: watch instantly with no ads!
- Drop a pin on the Nearby map to view breaking news anywhere in the world
- Improved native sharing functionality
- Widget data syncing improvements
- Bug fixes, stability fixes, and 64-bit device support

App Description

Find out first with Breaking News. Discover breaking stories that are uniquely important to you -- even stories that break near your location.

Our editors monitor social media and bring you just the facts you need from trusted sources faster than any other news app. You can:

• New: Watch live video from the scene of breaking stories
• 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
• 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.

App Screenshots

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App Changes

  • February 17, 2015 New version 3.5.0
  • November 03, 2014 New version 3.4.2
  • October 10, 2014 New version 3.4.1
  • September 19, 2014 New version 3.4.0
  • June 23, 2014 New version 3.3.0
  • April 09, 2014 New version 3.2.1
  • April 02, 2014 New version 3.2.0
  • February 01, 2014 New version 3.1.3
  • December 28, 2013 New version 3.1.2
  • December 11, 2013 New version 3.1.1
  • December 05, 2013 New version 3.1.0
  • November 20, 2013 New version 3.0.2
  • November 07, 2013 New version 3.0.1
  • November 04, 2013 New version 3.0
  • September 16, 2013 New version 2.6.6
  • June 30, 2013 New version 2.6.5
  • April 20, 2013 New version 2.6.4
  • April 12, 2013 New version 2.6.3
  • December 25, 2012 New version 2.6.2
  • November 30, 2012 New version 2.6.1
  • October 19, 2012 New version 2.6
  • September 12, 2012 New version 2.5.3
  • July 24, 2012 New version 2.5.2
  • June 23, 2012 New version 2.5
  • March 20, 2012 New version 2.0.4
  • March 08, 2012 New version 2.0.3
  • February 01, 2012 New version 2.0.2
  • December 30, 2011 New version 2.0.1
  • December 15, 2011 New version 2.0

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