Top 15 Most Popular News Websites

Today, when internet is available to almost anyone, people don’t need to rely on television to give them the latest news. More and more people are starting to look for news online, because that way, they can just pick the news they are concerned about, without having to listen to those uninteresting ones. So, here is the list of the top 15 news websites that people visit, to check the latest news.


The Los Angeles Times was the most popular newspaper in the United States until 2008, and its website has more than 22 million monthly visits. Their online content is widely read by non-Californians, as Californians usually purchase the paperback edition of the newspaper.

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USA Today launched this website in 1995, and has since then referred to itself as a demographically and ideologically diverse website. It’s been one of the most popular news websites since its launch.


BBC News is the most popular news website in the United Kingdom and one of the most popular ones in the world too. It has around 40 million visits per week. It was launched in 1997, and offers a large variety of various news contents.


ABC News is a subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company. Besides reading news in this website, visitors can also view various ABC News programs and TV channels via streaming.

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The Wall Street Journal is a newspaper that deals with business and economic news. Its website was launched in 1996, and in 2007 it was believed that it was the largest paid-subscription news website ever. Monthly cost of this subscription is $22.99 a month.

10. is a British news and media website that contains content from The Guardian and The Observer newspapers. It doesn’t require registration to view the contents, but commenting on the news does.

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The Washington Post was founded in 1877, and is an American daily newspaper that mostly deals with politics and other aspects of the US Government. Its website was launched in 1996, and offers various contents to its visitors.


Mail Online is the website of the Daily Mail, a British newspaper, with around 200 million unique monthly visits. It is a global news website, with special contents for the United States, Australia, India and the UK. Nowadays it is considered to be a tabloid that makes up fact that the readers would like, as George Clooney pointed out.


NBC News website is a part of the American NBC broadcasting network. It offers various contents, from the United States, as well as from the rest of the world.

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Fox News website was launched in 1995, and features news, as well as video clips and images. It deals with all varieties of news, but mostly the ones from the United States, apart from the huge news that happen all over the world.


The New York Times is a news website that deals with the latest news, opinions and various features. It is enormously popular among the New Yorkers.


CNN network’s website was launched in 1995, and it offers live streaming broadcast of its shows, as well as offering the news itself. It is famous for its blogs and documentary movies. However, some believe that this network’s reporting is one-sided.


Huffington Post in an American online feed aggregator. It mostly features columnists, but it also contains news, blogs, and various original contents. It is considered to be a liberal online news website, and is frequently negative towards the conservative opinions.

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Google News was officially launched in 2006. It selects the latest news from various publications and serves them to the visitor. It is available in numerous world languages, and continues to be one of the most visited news website.


Yahoo News is an online news aggregator. It deals with various types of news from both the United States and from all over the world in many different formats. It is ranked first as the most popular new news