CBS News

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CBS News for Windows 8.1 Universal app (for Windows 8.1 and Windows Phone 8.1) keeps you updated on breaking news and the latest developing stories from around the world. Browse and search the latest news stories from categories including U.S. News, World, Politics, Science/Technology, Health, Entertainment, Moneywatch, & Crime. Stay well-informed on all today’s most relevant and timely topics.

Watch on-demand video clips or full episodes from CBS News programs such as CBS Evening News, CBS This Morning, 60 Minutes, 48 Hours, Sunday Morning and Face the Nation. With updates throughout the day, the CBS News App is your one-stop source for comprehensive new articles, videos and commentary from respected journalists.

****This app includes CBSN, the brand new 24/7-hour digital news channel from CBS News called CBSN. CBSN is a live 24/7 streaming video news channel that features live anchored coverage, original CBS News reporting, and breaking news in an innovative interactive video experience including the latest live breaking, world, entertainment, U.S., and political news. Watch what’s live now or go back to past segments on topics that interest you the most. ****

CBS News Windows 8.1 app includes these features:

• 24/7 streaming video news channel: CBSN
• Real-time updates to evolving news stories throughout the day
• On-Demand video clip and full episodes from CBS News programs
• Latest business headlines and market info from CBS MoneyWatch
• Share interesting stories with your friends and family via email, Facebook, or Twitter
This update to the CBS News app for Windows Phone includes several new features, bug fixes. The itemized list is as follows:


• Live tiles for the overall latest news, all topic doors, and each in-depth story
• Added option for breaking news push notifications
• Voice commands with Cortana are now initiated with the phrase “cbs news” instead of “cbs”
• Added a tap and hold option to remove bookmarks
• Reduced the size of bookmarks to improve the synchronization speed
• Added more relevant error messages when feeds are empty or unavailable

Bug Fixes:
• Fix for the date format logic that was causing older dates to display incorrectly
• Fixed the live tile enable/disable switch
• Fixed a bug with the category selector becoming “stuck”
• Fixed bugs with sharing stories to other apps such as social networks

App Screenshots


Download size

5 MB

Last updated



Works with

  • Windows Phone 8.1

App requires

  • internet connection
  • microphone
  • HD720P (720×1280)
  • WVGA (480×800)
  • WXGA (768×1280)

Supported languages (1)

English (United States)



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