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Mobile Apps for Lawyers: News

General

For those of you looking for a more global perspective from your news source, the BBC has an app available providing you with its latest, breaking news. Available for iPhone and iPad, and on Android devices
CNN, in all of its breaking-news coverage glory, is available for free on iPhone, iPad, Android, Blackberry, and others
The Economist also has a great app that's available for iPhone, iPad, Android and Blackberry phones to download here. While you must have a digital subscription to access all of the content, you can still access the editor's six must-read articles that are available every week for free. 
The NYTimes app is free to download, but it requires a paid subscription for full access. For a thorough FAQ on the app's features, visit this link. The app is available for download on iPhone, iPad, Android, Windows Phone, and Blackberry here
NPR News is available as a mobile app; now you can carry around the soothing voices of NPR hosts wherever you go. Not only can you browse through programs and listen on-demand, but you can also tap into live streams from anywhere in the country. Available on iPhone, iPad, and Android devices
 Real Clear Politics presents the news from all sides of the political spectrum, and now you can access its content on your mobile device, too. Available on iPhone and iPad.
Reuters News Pro provides you with worldwide coverage in the latest news in business, sports, science, technology, and other fields. Available on iPhone, iPad, Android, and Blackberry. 

Law

ABA Journal helps you keep up-to-date with breaking legal news. Available on iPhone and iPad.

Congress: A Pocket Directory stays on top of impending legislation, committee hearings, and how different representatives vote. Available on Android devices.
The Hill HD app focuses on business, lobbying efforts, and political campaigning on Capitol Hill. Available on iPad.
OpenRegs follows proposed and final rulemakings as they are released. Allows you to browse by agency and star   favorite regulations. iPhone and iPad.
Real Time Congress features live updates from the House and Senate floors, committee schedules, daily weekly whip notices, and legislative documents. Available on iPhone and iPad.
White House is the official app for the Obama White House, bringing you news from the White House's blog, press briefings, as well as photos and videos. Available on iPhone, iPad and Android devices.

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