Check top news stories

Read news stories and features using Google News.

Read top stories on Google News

  1. Go to
  2. Under "Top Stories," each headline highlights a news story. To see more coverage of a story, like related videos and articles, to the right of the title, click the Down arrow Down Arrow.
    • To see more articles about the news story, click View full coverage.
    • To see stories in specific categories, like Science or Entertainment, use the section list on the left.

Read longer featured articles

At times, you may see the Spotlight section. It includes longer articles, in-depth analyses, and stories that are relevant for longer periods. To read these stories, in the topic list on the left, click Spotlight.

This section can’t be removed from the menu.

Check sports scores

If you're in the US and are using a computer, you'll see games of the day on the right of

  • To see more games for a league, click the arrow at the bottom of the league’s section.
  • To see recent news about a league, click a team name.

Remove a league

To remove a league, next to the league’s name, click Remove Remove.

Add or remove the sports section and leagues

  1. Go to You might be asked to sign in.
  2. At the top right, click Settings Settingsand then General.
  3. Click Show sports scores. Select the leagues you’d like to see news about.

See labels for news stories

Google News shows groups of articles about the same news event. To see more articles on a story, to the right of the title, click or tap the arrow. Some articles might be labeled as follows:

  • In-Depth: a longer article about the story
  • Fact check: an article with fact-checking of claims that have been made in large news stories
  • Local Source: an article from a source local to the story
  • From [location]: an article from an international source
  • Highly Cited: the article that appears to be most frequently cited by other articles
  • Most Referenced: web content that appears to be linked to from other articles the most frequently
  • Opinion: an opinion on the story
  • Satire: a humorous article about the story
  • Live Updating: live coverage of a news story
  • Wikipedia: a Wikipedia article that helps give context and background
  • Your preferred source: an article from a source you've marked as a favorite
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