Android/iPhone: Keeping up with the news is tough. Circa is an app that makes it easier to browse and see what's happening in the news, and then keep updated on the stories you really care about.
Circa is a curated list of news on a variety of topics. It has its own editorial team that uses a wide variety of sources, and those sources are collated into very quick, short news bits with just the essential facts, quotes or photos about each topic. If you find a story interesting, you can click the follow button and Circa will point you to new information when it's available.
It's by no means enough information for serious news junkies, but if you're looking to keep up with what's happening in the world while waiting in line for a cup of coffee, Circa News is a worth a look.