The new and improved CBS News app features a fresh design, creating a seamless navigation and content discovery experience.

Stream FREE live coverage from CBSN, ET Live, CBS Sports HQ, and CBSN New York in the dedicated live stream section, and stay up to date with breaking news and the latest developing stories from around the world.

With the CBS News app, you can:
• Watch CBSN, a 24/7 live news stream from CBS News. CBSN has live anchored coverage, original reporting, and breaking news. No cable subscription required.
• Get real-time updates of evolving and breaking news stories throughout the day.
• Use on-demand to view past segments on topics that interest you the most.
• Receive breaking news push notifications.
• View the latest business headlines and market info from CBS MoneyWatch.
• Share interesting stories with your friends and family via email, Facebook, YouTube, Twitter and Instagram.

New features:
• Stream live coverage from CBS Sports HQ, ET Live, and CBSN New York in the dedicated live stream section
• Dynamic font size for an improved user experience
• Airplay capabilities
• iPad only- picture in picture
• iPad only- split screen capabilities for multitasking

Additionally, CBSN delivers original content, including the daily shows "Red & Blue" and “CBSN AM”, as well as regular documentary features from CBSN Originals. Watch live or use on-demand to stream past segments on topics that interest you the most.

You will also get on-demand video clips and full segments from CBS Evening News, CBS This Morning, 60 Minutes, 48 Hours, Sunday Morning, and Face the Nation. With updates throughout the day, the CBS News app is your one-stop source for comprehensive original reporting, new videos and commentary from respected journalists.

What’s New

Version 4.0.2

Version 4.0.2
Minor fixes

Version 4.0.1
ADDED: Optimization for 12.9 inch and 11 inch iPad Pro screen
FIXED: News now refreshes when app resume from background (Pull down from top of screen when in app also refreshes news, as always)
FIXED: Rate This App from Settings now directs you to App Store to rate and review the app

Version 4.0.0
The new and improved CBS News app features a fresh design, creating a seamless navigation and content discovery experience.

Ratings and Reviews

4.1 out of 5
12.4K Ratings
12.4K Ratings
Ray9561 ,

Actual News! Just News!

I am so sick of the opinion/editorial presentation of the news from every channel. Have you noticed that roughly 40% of CNN’s stories on their app are reporting on their own’s reporters various opinions and takedowns? Literally, right now, for example; “Don Lemon: Trump is distracting you from this...” Fox is not much different. I have often lamented that Headline News no longer runs a news loop. Enter CBSN. CBSN runs just news; no spin; no opinion; no editorial. I can tune in at any time and get a run down of the days events. The stories on the app, similarly, are almost exclusively reporting without spin. I am now, thanks to CBSN, able to form my own opinion of a particular event without having someone else’s thrust upon me. THANK YOU CBSN!

Linda6101 ,

CBS NEWS Streaming

I love this 23/7 show!!!! Even though it gets repetitive after awhile, I know I will always get up to date information as it happens! I love the interviews they do with experts, in the field, and pundits so I can see both sides. The newscasters are extremely professional. I like and respect all of them. Major Garrett has a spectacular podcast that I watch on this show. I love the informality and like to see what foods people choose. (I do worry about Major’s diet, lol). If i miss some of his show or all of it, I know it will be repeated. I really appreciated CBSN and missed it terribly when I could not get it on my phone for some reason. I also like that they try to represent different nationalities, races, etc. on the show.

David B. Parker ,

Solid, But With Annoyances

I just came back to complain about this, forgetting that I already had several years ago. One well, I guess they don't care, but There's no need to change it:

In my few times using this app it appears to be, for the most part, a solid and well-put-together news app. It has, however, a few things that bother me. The first is that I prefer to use the app in portrait mode, and it works well in either landscape or portrait orientation. Unfortunately, when you play a video it switches to a full-screen horizontal view every time. Nobody wants to keep rotating their iPad for every single video so, please, give us the choice of switching only if we want to. Usually, for me, it's not necessary. Also, it would be great if we knew how long a video was before we hit the play button. Nice to know what we're getting into.


CBS Mobile
45.2 MB
Requires iOS 10.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. Apple TV.
Age Rating
Rated 12+ for the following:
Infrequent/Mild Realistic Violence
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