Google Top Stories API

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

API Examples

Results for: trump

Results 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 results for: 安倍晋三

Inline results 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/"
      },
      ...
    ]
  }
  ...