CNN Breaking US & World News

CNN Breaking US & World News


This app needs permission to access:

  • Access the list of accounts in the Accounts Service
  • Access coarse (e.g., Cell-ID, Wi-Fi) location

Product Description

Product Details
Original Release Date: September 5, 2012
Latest Developer Update: January 6, 2015
Product Features
Get breaking news alerts and follow stories as they develop.
Go beyond the surface with international, politics, opinion, tech and entertainment stories and more.
Watch video clips and coverage of live events as they unfold. View your favorite CNN shows live (as available, check with your cable, satellite or telecommunications provider).
Contribute a story or opinion to CNN iReport by uploading photos and video directly from your app. Follow other iReporters and see stories from their points of view.
Access your local weather information, including current and extended forecasts.
Browse photo galleries related to today’s news.
Sync your Samsung Galaxy Gear to your CNN app and receive breaking news and top stories on your wearable device (available on select Android phones).
Product Description
CNN connects you to the world — wherever you are.

The redesigned CNN App for Android has been rebuilt and redesigned for use on both your phone and tablet.

Stay informed with the latest headlines and original stories from around the globe. Follow up-to-the-minute reporting with breaking news alerts and live video. Share stories and videos and comment on top stories.

The CNN App may ask your permission to access certain functions on your device such as location, network connection, camera and social media accounts. Doing so can enhance some features of your app such as weather forecasts, iReport submissions and ability to share stories with your social networks. The CNN App may also ask your permission for “phone calls” to allow you to call CNN regarding story ideas or general feedback. CNN respects your privacy and would never misuse your personal information.

Have questions or feedback on the CNN App? E-mail us at We are always looking for suggestions on how to provide the best experience possible for you.
Technical Details
Size: 22.9MB
Version: 2.6
Developed By: CNN Interactive Group, Inc. ( Privacy Policy Click to see complete result in a new window )
Application Permissions: ( Help me understand what permissions mean )
Access the list of accounts in the Accounts Service
Access coarse (e.g., Cell-ID, Wi-Fi) location
Open network sockets
Access information about networks
PowerManager WakeLocks to keep processor from sleeping or screen from dimming
Access information about Wi-Fi networks
Required to be able to access the camera device
Read from external storage
Read only access to device state
Write to external storage
Allows an application to receive messages via Google Cloud Messaging
Minimum Operating System: Android 2.3.3
Approximate Download Time: Less than 3 minutes


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