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Read news stories and features using Google News.

Read more about an event

  1. Open the News & Weather app Google News.
  2. Each headline highlights a news story. To see more coverage of a story, like related videos and articles, next to the article title, tap the Down arrow Down Arrow.

Read longer featured articles

The Spotlight section includes longer articles, in-depth analyses, and stories that are relevant for longer periods.

To read these stories: 

  1. Sign in to the News & Weather app Google News.

  2. At the top left, tap Menu and then Spotlight. To see a summary of the article, tap the Down arrow Down Arrow.

This section can’t be removed from the menu.

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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