What are some of the advanced Keyword Alerts / Google News search parameters?

1. Top headlines - get the latest trending news headlines for your country

Example URL: https://news.google.com/rss?hl=en-US&gl=US&ceid=US:en

hl: language
gl: country
ceid: country: language

2. Headlines by topic - get the latest topic-oriented news headlines for your country

Example URL: https://news.google.com/rss/headlines/section/topic/TECHNOLOGY?hl=en-US&gl=US&ceid=US:en

Accepted topics are:

  • WORLD
  • NATION
  • BUSINESS
  • TECHNOLOGY
  • ENTERTAINMENT
  • SCIENCE
  • SPORTS
  • HEALTH

3. Location headlines - get the latest location-oriented news headlines (city, state, country, etc)

Example URL: https://news.google.com/rss/headlines/section/geo/NY?hl=en-US&gl=US&ceid=US:en

4. News by your search criteria - use the full power of the most advanced search engine: search by keywords, websites, dates, or any of these combined.

Example URL: https://news.google.com/rss/search?q=intitle:AAPL+when:1h&hl=en-US&gl=US&ceid=US:en

Note: 

Country & language - not all countries & languages are supported. To check the available country & language combinations check the bottom left of the Google News UI

The parameters can change over time, if they stop working, please let us know so we can change/adjust this document accordingly.

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