Living Stories
NOTE: This page is part of the Living Stories experiment that ran in Google Labs from Dec 2009 - Feb 2010. The stories listed here are still available to showcase the Living Stories format, but are no longer being updated with the latest news. The Living Stories code is available as open-source for anyone to use on their own sites at:
News, made for the Web.

The Living Stories project is an experiment in presenting news, one designed specifically for the online environment. The project was developed by Google in collaboration with two of the country's leading newspapers, The New York Times and The Washington Post.

All in one place
Complete coverage of an on-going story is gathered together and prioritized on one URL. You can now quickly navigate between news articles, opinion pieces and features without long waits for pages to load.

Easy to explore
Each story has an evolving summary of current developments as a well as an interactive timeline of critical events. Stories can be explored by themes, significant participants or multimedia.

Smarter reading
Updates to the story are highlighted each time you come back, and older news is summarized.

Get started

Just click on one of the headlines to the left to begin reading Living Stories.

What's behind Living Stories?

Read more about the partnership behind Living Stories here.

Have a question?

Find the answer here.

To learn more about Living Stories, check out the video below.

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