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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 5.8.1

Update to optimize alert handling.


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Customer Reviews

Trump making me less critical of CNN!

Five stars for keeping on keeping on despite Mr. Trump's bombast! And Don Lemon--I do not think you spew hate on your show. Actually, I rely on CNN as one of many sources for breaking news. And I check in to hear opinions of folks on all 3 main cable programs. I used to get annoyed with CNN, but since Mr. Trump came down the escalator, I am appreciating you all more and more. Was thinking today that we will be out marching for freedom of the press soon. Anyway, hope the challenges we are facing just reinforce the importance of diligence, careful reflection, and honest reporting.
Update...decided awhile back that all the damage done by the Trump administration should not include my getting nothing done, so now catch up quickly by checking story headlines using CNN app

Previous app version more usable.

I am posting a message about the app itself and not the content. I rely on CNN for much of my information but since the latest app update I have been very frustrated. The content loads much slower than before and as has been mentioned, many times the title posted has no obvious connection to the posting (written or video) that the link brings up. Someone needs to watch more carefully that the links take you to the proper story.

I addition, I think that the previous interface was easier to navigate.

I know that most of the posted reviews don't mention the app at all but instead are about content. I will stay on topic here with an APP review.

CNN does a good job

of reporting what is happening in our country and the world. All people perceive events, both great and small, through their own filters of experience, expectation and belief. I find CNN’s reporting more in line with my understanding of current happenings than some others. I believe they’re trying for clarity and objectivity and I commend them for that. When their boards, directors and management more accurately reflect the experience of all of us “Americans” and humans in general, including women, people of color, variations of gender expression, sexuality, “class”, and identity, they will do a great job. I can only hope to live long enough to see that day!

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: 5.8.1
  • Size: 107 MB
  • Apple Watch: Yes
  • Language: English
  • Seller:
Rated 12+ for the following:
  • Infrequent/Mild Alcohol, Tobacco, or Drug Use or References
  • Infrequent/Mild Realistic Violence
  • Infrequent/Mild Sexual Content and Nudity
  • Infrequent/Mild Mature/Suggestive Themes

Compatibility: Requires iOS 10.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

Apple TV: Yes

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