Bloomberg is a terrific source for immediately released Bloomberg breaking news and current, national and international news.
General News Menu:
Hit the green <NEWS> key.
Type N. Hit <GO>. Highlight selections or type the number or shortcut/command.
Bloomberg Breaking News:
Bloomberg breaking news stories are specially coded (Look for the "B" by the links).
Company-specific news can also be obtained from the company profile in Bloomberg.
Type the co. ticker symbol. Hit <EQUITY>, then <GO>.