News API is a JSON API for searching all the articles on the web right now. Search by keyword and get metadata for all relevant articles, just like the old Google News API. Also: it's free for developers!
Twain is a machine learning news app, designed to find, recognize and deliver the most relevant trending articles and topics - not just stuff you get on your social feeds, but hopefully lots of great new content! :) Using complex algorithms, from millions of sources.
Verrit collects and contextualizes noteworthy facts, stats, and quotes for politically engaged citizens. Each “verrit” is a verified item of information marked with a 7-digit identification code.