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General Reference: News

BBC News
Today's news stories receive online access on the British Broadcasting Corporation site.

The 24-hour news network offers the latest-breaking news stories on its web site.

Via Real Player streaming video, C-Span's live coverage of the United States Congress is viewable on the Internet. Archived video from recent weeks is organized by broad category.

The Detroit Free Press
The Detroit Free Press web site allows free access to most of the content of the newspaper from March 15, 2000 to the present. Though an extensive online archive dating back to 1982 is freely searchable, a fee is assessed for full-text access.

Federal News Service
This site provides "transcripts of the news when it happens" and includes verbatim transcripts of Congressional hearings, speeches, press and news conferences, government briefings, National Press Club, and other special event conferences. Additional services offered are: Washington schedule of events, personalized online tracking of news clips and TV news monitoring, translation services, and English transcripts of Russian news releases.

Ferris State Torch
The online version of Ferris State's student newspaper.

Fox News
The Fox News Channel Web site contains current news stories.
MLive contains the current text of several Michigan newspapers, including the Grand Rapids Press.

The top headlines and news stories of the day are available from MSNBC.

NewsLink provides links to the web sites of virtually every newspaper in the United States. Extensive links for U.S. television and radio stations and major international newspapers are found on this site as well.