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  • n. News that has either just happened or is currently happening. Breaking news articles may contain incomplete information, factual errors, or poor editing because of a rush to publication.


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  • Years later, while watching the breaking news of the Virginia Tech Massacre, my older son checked the clock and wondered how long it would take to blame Seung-Hui Cho's rampage on a taste for violent video games.

    Mothering in Real Time

  • While he was still laboring on the IR8 rice story, his turn came up for the daily breaking news story.

    1968 the Year that Rocked the World

  • A breaking news Web page provided constant updates and preformatted content.

    Deception Point


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