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The Best News Apps for Android  

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List Rules News apps for your Android smartphone

It's never been easier to get breaking headlines right at your fingertips. This list ranks the best news apps for Android, with links to download each directly from the Google Play store. Want up-to-the-minute stories about world and national events? Or are you looking for local headlines about politics, sports, arts, and entertainment? The top Android news widgets provide full text of the most accurate, most reliable articles and blog posts, plus HD images from trusted sources. Free and paid widgets offer the latest stories as they break and continued coverage right on your mobile device.

Which Android news apps can give you the best customized experience? Personalize your widgets to choose the topics and daily headlines that interest you most and display them right on your home screen. This list includes the highest rated news readers and RSS newsfeed apps for Android smartphones and tablets, as well as official apps from your favorite news outlets.

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Feedly. Your news reader is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best News Apps for Android
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BBC News is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best News Apps for Android
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The Guardian is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best News Apps for Android
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AP Mobile is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best News Apps for Android
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SmartNews is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best News Apps for Android
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Flipboard: Your News Magazine is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best News Apps for Android
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MSN News - Breaking Headlines is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best News Apps for Android
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NBC News is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best News Apps for Android
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Fox News is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best News Apps for Android
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Bleacher Report is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best News Apps for Android
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ABC News is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best News Apps for Android
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NPR News is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best News Apps for Android
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Fast News is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best News Apps for Android
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News Republic - Breaking news is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best News Apps for Android
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Google News is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best News Apps for Android
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Yahoo News Digest is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best News Apps for Android
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Circa News is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best News Apps for Android
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Breaking News is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best News Apps for Android
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Al Jazeera America News is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best News Apps for Android
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mheadlines is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best News Apps for Android
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USA Today is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best News Apps for Android
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World News is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best News Apps for Android
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