What's New

- Fixed issue with muted items
- Fixed issue with opening some Twitter items

App Description

Get a jump on the news with Breaking News, the fastest source of reliable reporting in the world. Trusted by the largest newsrooms and governments, Breaking News surfaces stories in seconds -- even breaking stories near you, wherever you go.

Now you can join our global community and help people around you by sharing a tip when you see a breaking story.

Here's what you can do with the Breaking News app:

• Discover when news breaks 14 minutes ahead of other news apps on average
• See verified reporting from social media and hundreds of news sources
• Get just the alerts you want by following what's important to you
• NEW: Quickly tip people around you when you see news nearby
• NEW: See news and tips near you and avoid potential danger or delays
• Receive a proximity alert when a major story breaks near your location
• Watch live video from the scene of breaking stories
• Get inside guidance from our 24/7 editorial team
• Alert your friends over Facebook, Twitter, text and email
• See news, get alerts and share tips on your Apple Watch
• Do everything with no registration required!

"Indispensable" - The Verge
"The best app I have" - U.S. Senator John McCain
"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.

iPhone Screenshots

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iPad Screenshots

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App Changes

  • December 15, 2011 New version 2.0
  • December 30, 2011 New version 2.0.1
  • February 01, 2012 New version 2.0.2
  • March 08, 2012 New version 2.0.3
  • March 20, 2012 New version 2.0.4
  • June 23, 2012 New version 2.5
  • July 24, 2012 New version 2.5.2
  • September 12, 2012 New version 2.5.3
  • October 19, 2012 New version 2.6
  • November 30, 2012 New version 2.6.1
  • December 25, 2012 New version 2.6.2
  • April 12, 2013 New version 2.6.3
  • April 20, 2013 New version 2.6.4
  • June 30, 2013 New version 2.6.5
  • September 16, 2013 New version 2.6.6
  • November 04, 2013 New version 3.0
  • November 07, 2013 New version 3.0.1
  • November 20, 2013 New version 3.0.2
  • December 05, 2013 New version 3.1.0
  • December 11, 2013 New version 3.1.1
  • December 28, 2013 New version 3.1.2
  • February 01, 2014 New version 3.1.3
  • April 02, 2014 New version 3.2.0
  • April 09, 2014 New version 3.2.1
  • June 23, 2014 New version 3.3.0
  • September 19, 2014 New version 3.4.0
  • October 10, 2014 New version 3.4.1
  • November 03, 2014 New version 3.4.2
  • February 17, 2015 New version 3.5.0
  • April 27, 2015 New version 3.6.0
  • May 11, 2015 New version 3.6.1
  • July 16, 2015 New version 3.7.0
  • August 07, 2015 New version 3.7.1
  • August 27, 2015 New version 3.7.2
  • September 13, 2015 New version 3.7.3
  • October 13, 2015 New version 3.8.0
  • November 05, 2015 New version 3.8.1
  • November 30, 2015 New version 3.8.2
  • February 10, 2016 New version 3.8.3
  • February 21, 2016 New version 3.8.4
  • July 06, 2016 New version 3.9.1
  • July 15, 2016 New version 3.9.2
  • August 07, 2016 New version 3.9.3
  • August 15, 2016 New version 3.9.4

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