Google has made some changes to the Google News homepage.
"There's an old saying that all news is local," says Google's Kevin Stolt. "But all news is personal too—we connect with it in different ways depending on our interests, where we live, what we do and a lot of other factors. Today we’re revamping the Google News homepage with several changes designed to make the news that you see more relevant to you."
This video pretty much sums it up:
More info here.
The new version of the page is rolling today in English in the U.S. This will be extended over the next few months. Google will also make the ability to choose which sources you see more or less often available in all English-language versions of the site.