The Web is a terrific source for all sorts of news and information. Let's take a quick look at some of the most popular news, weather, and sports sites the best way to stay informed online!
- For the top headlines from a variety of sources, go to Google News (news.google.com).
- For in-depth international news, go to BBC News (news.bbc.co.uk).
Other full-service news sites include ABC News (abcnews.go.com), CBSNews.com (www.cbsnews.com), CNN.com (www.cnn.com), and MSNBC (www.msnbc.msn.com).
- For comprehensive sports coverage, go to ESPN.com (espn.go.com).
- For additional sports coverage, go to SportingNews.com (www.sportingnews.com).
Sports on the Web
The best sports sites on the Web resemble the best news sites they're actually portals to all sorts of content and services, including up-to-the-minute scores, post-game recaps, in-depth reporting, and much more.
If you follow a particular sports team, check out that team's local newspaper on the Web. Chances are you'll find a lot of in-depth coverage there that you won't find at other sites.
- The online site for The Weather Channel is found at www.weather.com.
- For additional weather forecasts and information, go to AccuWeather.com (www.accuweather.com).
Weather on the Web
Weatherreports and forecasts are readily available on the Web; most of the major news portals and local websites offer some variety of weather-related services. There are also a number of dedicated weather sites on the Web, all of which offer local and national forecasts, weather radar, satellite maps, and more.
- Find in-depth financial information at MarketWatch (www.marketwatch.com).
- For health and medical information, go to WebMD Health (my.webmd.com).
More Financial Sites
Other popular financial sites include Motley Fool (www.fool.com), MSN Money (moneycentral.msn.com), and Yahoo! Finance (finance.yahoo.com).
Health Information Online
As useful as online health sites are, they should not and cannot serve as substitutes for a trained medical opinion.