The cable news network CNN offers viewers live and breaking news stories from around the United States and the world. CNN was the first 24-hour live news channel when it was created by Ted Turner in 1980.
In order to watch CNN news live, viewers need cable or satellite TV subscriptions. CNN does not air over free television signals. However, viewers do not need individual subscriptions to CNN like they need to view premium channels, as of 2015. CNN covers weather, politics, travel, business and entertainment news. CNN.com offers additional live streaming video and information concerning developing and breaking news stories.