Google Top Stories API

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For some searches, Google search includes the "Top stories" block. SerpApi is able to scrape, extract, and make sense of this information.

Top stories results examples

Top stories for "trump"

Top stories for "trump"

JSON Example

{
  ...
  "top_stories": [
    {
      "title": "Hannity exclusive: McConnell says 'zero chance' Trump is removed, 'one or two Democrats' could vote to acquit",
      "link": "https://www.google.comhttps://www.foxnews.com/media/hannity-exclusive-senate-majority-leader-mcconnell-says-theres-no-chance-president-trump-is-removed",
      "source": "Fox News",
      "date": "11 hours ago",
      "thumbnail": "<URL to image>"
    },
    {
      "title": "5 things Republicans tried to change in the impeachment articles against Trump",
      "link": "https://www.google.comhttps://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/2019/12/13/trump-impeachment-judiciary-republicans-tried-change-articles/4414880002/",
      "source": "USATODAY.com",
      "date": "4 hours ago",
      "thumbnail": "<URL to image>"
    },
    {
      "title": "Biden calls Boris Johnson 'a physical and emotional clone' of Trump | TheHill",
      "link": "https://www.google.comhttps://thehill.com/homenews/campaign/474419-biden-calls-boris-johnson-a-physical-and-emotional-clone-of-trump",
      "source": "TheHill",
      "date": "31 mins ago",
      "thumbnail": "<URL to image>"
    },
    ...
  ],
  "top_stories_link": "https://www.google.com/search?gl=us&hl=en&q=trump&tbm=nws&source=univ&tbo=u&sa=X&ved=2ahUKEwiZ4dTV5rLmAhUKj54KHRQFAUMQt8YBKAF6BAgCEC4",
  "top_stories_serpapi_link": "http://serpapi.com/search.json?device=desktop&engine=google&gl=us&google_domain=google.com&hl=en&location=Austin%2C+Texas%2C+United+States&q=trump&tbm=nws&token=41cecde5c481a01c",
  ...
}

Inline top stories for "安倍晋三"

Inline top stories for "安倍晋三"

JSON Example

{
  ...
  "top_stories_inline": [
    {
      "stories": [
        {
          "title": "韓国・文議長の徴用工法案、安倍政権“完全黙殺”か 過去には慰安婦問題の財団を勝手に解散 岸田政調会長「説得力なし」",
          "link": "https://www.zakzak.co.jp/soc/amp/191219/pol1912190004-a.html",
          "date": "8時間前",
          "amp": true,
          "source": "産経ニュース",
          "thumbnail": "<URL to image>"
        },
        {
          "title": "安倍首相「小池氏に勝てる候補いない」 来夏の都知事選",
          "link": "https://www.jiji.com/amp/article?k=2019121901011&g=pol",
          "date": "6時間前",
          "amp": true,
          "source": "産経ニュース",
          "thumbnail": "<URL to image>"
        }
      ]
    }
  ],
  ...
}

Multiple blocks of top stories for "trump" on mobile devices

Multiple blocks of top stories for "trump" on mobile devices

JSON Example

{
  ...
  "top_stories": {
    "senate_confirms_amy_coney_barrett_to_supreme_court": [
      {
      "title": "Trump tries to distract Americans on pandemic as polls fail to budge",
      "link": "https://www.google.com/amp/s/amp.cnn.com/cnn/2020/10/27/politics/donald-trump-confirmation-amy-coney-barrett-joe-biden-election-2020-supreme-court/index.html",
      "source": "CNN",
      "date": "12 mins ago",
      "thumbnail": "<URL to image>",
      "amp_link": "https://amp-cnn-com.cdn.ampproject.org/c/s/amp.cnn.com/cnn/2020/10/27/politics/donald-trump-confirmation-amy-coney-barrett-joe-biden-election-2020-supreme-court/index.html"
      },
      ...
    ],
    "joe_biden_news": [
      {
      "title": "US election polls tracker: who is leading in the swing states, Trump or Biden?",
      "link": "https://www.google.com/amp/s/amp.theguardian.com/us-news/2020/oct/27/us-election-polls-tracker-who-is-leading-in-the-swing-states-trump-or-biden",
      "source": "The Guardian",
      "date": "33 mins ago",
      "amp_link": "https://amp-theguardian-com.cdn.ampproject.org/c/s/amp.theguardian.com/us-news/2020/oct/27/us-election-polls-tracker-who-is-leading-in-the-swing-states-trump-or-biden"
      },
      ...
    ],
    "also_in_the_news": [
      {
      "title": "Live updates: Trump claims U.S. is ‘rounding the turn’ as more than 42,000 are hospitalized for covid-19",
      "link": "https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.washingtonpost.com/nation/2020/10/27/coronavirus-covid-live-updates-us/%3FoutputType%3Damp",
      "source": "Washington Post",
      "date": "20 mins ago",
      "amp_link": "https://www-washingtonpost-com.cdn.ampproject.org/c/s/www.washingtonpost.com/nation/2020/10/27/coronavirus-covid-live-updates-us/"
      },
      ...
    ]
  }
  ...