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CNN: Breaking US & World News

By CNN Interactive Group, Inc.

This app is only available on the App Store for iOS devices.


When you want to know what’s happening, tap into the global news gathering power of CNN. With correspondents and bureaus reporting from across the world, no other news source even comes close.

- Watch live CNN, CNNi or HLN television anywhere, anytime*
- Custom alert settings - stay informed without getting overwhelmed
- Experience the world of breaking news through in-depth stories, photo galleries and news clips.
- Watch CNN Original Series like “Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown”, CNN news programs like “Anderson Cooper 360” and award-winning CNN Films.

Video on Demand and Live TV limited to US consumers.

* 10 minute preview each day, log in with your satellite or cable provider for unlimited viewing.

What's New in Version 5.6.1

Thank you for all of your feedback. This update addresses the article refresh issue discovered in our most recent release.


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Customer Reviews

Just awful

CNN is by far the MOST biased “news” organization in the United States. I have never seen reporting so obviously skewed to attempt to fit their narrative. It’s extremely sad when a news channel reports on things just to be first. No fact checking, or investigating of any sort is done. Just be the first to say something, right or wrong, it doesn’t matter to them. Just about every single negative “story” that they have put out against President Trump has already been proven completely false, and I’m sure there are lots more to come. So what does CNN do when all the crap they have been shoveling to the public turns out false? They just quietly stop saying those things. Not once have they apologized for the complete crap that they peddle. Not once have they admitted to jumping the gun. Instead they go back to the one b.s. story that can’t ever be 100% proven wrong (even though it is), President Trump and all of his voters and supporters are racist, sexist, misogynistic, homophobic people that should basically never be allowed to have a voice.

If we go by that logic, then I, a white male in my mid thirties that voted for President Trump, am all of those things. I guess I’ll have to divorce my Mexican wife and disown all 3 of my mixed race children.

This app and the network that puts it out are both a sham.

Slightly relaxed.

I've noticed a more fair trend recently in regards to popular issues, especially of course the president. Let me be clear, CNN is a HIGHLY biased news source, but frankly who isn't? I own both the CNN app and Fox News and they're about the same when it comes to bias. I had it at one star after the reddit debacle, as that REALLY angered me. However since then, they've chilled out and been a little less obsessive over Donald Trump and their "meme wars". They report important things like impacts of hurricane Irma and Harvey (the first time I've seen an article not attacking the president as soon as I open it). They didn't use the birth of his grandson to attack him either (and I was expecting them to). It's an encouraging sign and I will give them credit for relaxing a little and getting back to important stuff to an extent. Keep doing it and I'll throw 4-5 stars up there.

Do they use it themselves?

There are many small details that are just not that user friendly. They have improved the pictures slide but the videos are even worse than before. Viewers should be able to read the brief description before deciding whether to watch it or not. The video titles are sometimes unclear, and i really don't want to watch a video when I'm outside. Some of the old problems such as the page jumping to the top when you accidentally tilt the phone is back. One thing that has improved is they now show how recent the article was posted or updated. Other than that, my opinion on the cnn app is still the same, good news source, bad app.

CNN: Breaking US & World News
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This app is designed for both iPhone and iPad
Offers Apple Watch App for iPhone
  • Free
  • Category: News
  • Updated:
  • Version: 5.6.1
  • Size: 87.5 MB
  • Apple Watch: Yes
  • Language: English
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Rated 12+ for the following:
  • Infrequent/Mild Sexual Content and Nudity
  • Infrequent/Mild Realistic Violence
  • Infrequent/Mild Mature/Suggestive Themes
  • Infrequent/Mild Alcohol, Tobacco, or Drug Use or References

Compatibility: Requires iOS 9.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

Apple TV: Yes

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