Chapter 8. News Service

News Search collects documents by crawling news related sites. It then parses and normalizes the data, categorizing it, calculating static rank, and placing it into an index, where it is available to search for thirty days from the time it was first crawled.

Note

The sites argument does not work in the news service.

Service URL Syntax

https://yboss.yahooapis.com/ysearch/news?q={keywords}

News Search collects documents by crawling news related sites. It then parses and normalizes the data, categorizing it, calculating static rank, and placing it into an index, where articles are available to search for thirty days from the time they were first crawled.

This chapter explains how to submit news search queries. It describes the following:

  1. Optional arguments
  2. Response fields

Important

You must escape reserved characters to use them in argument values, although they are sometimes shown unescaped for readability.

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