Google News experienced another pretty significant outage yesterday. The URL http://news.google.com was mostly unavailable between 3:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. ET.
AlertSite™'s monitoring showed about 27% availability during that time, but it was only that high because of a few positive results from some of our monitoring locations earlier and later during that window. The site was pretty much unavailable during the mid-section of that time period.
Here is our detailed report for that time period: