Here are the top 20 Most Popular News websites as derived from Alexa Global Traffic Rank and U.S. Traffic Rank from both Compete website and Quantcast website.

1Yahoo News

Alexa Rank: 5
Estimated Unique Monthly Visitors: 175 million+
Headquarters: Sunnyvale, California, U.S.
Website: news.yahoo.com

2Google News

Alexa Rank: 1
Estimated Unique Monthly Visitors: 150 million+
Headquarters: California, U.S.
Website: news.google.com

3The Huffington Post

Alexa Rank: 129
Estimated Unique Monthly Visitors: 110 million+
Headquarters: New York, U.S.
Website: www.huffingtonpost.com

4CNN

Alexa Rank: 81
Estimated Unique Monthly Visitors: 95 million+
Headquarters: Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.
Website: edition.cnn.com

5New York Times

Alexa Rank: 104
Estimated Unique Monthly Visitors: 70 million+
Headquarters: New York, U.S.
Website: www.nytimes.com

6Fox News

Alexa Rank: 193
Estimated Unique Monthly Visitors: 65 million+
Headquarters: New York, U.S.
Website: www.foxnews.com

7NBC News

Alexa Rank: 489
Estimated Unique Monthly Visitors: 63 million+
Headquarters: New York, U.S.
Website: nbcnews.com

8Mail Online

Alexa Rank: 118
Estimated Unique Monthly Visitors: 53 million+
Headquarters: London, U.K.
Website: www.dailymail.co.uk

9The Guardian

Alexa Rank: 149
Estimated Unique Monthly Visitors: 42 million+
Headquarters: London, U.K.
Website: www.theguardian.com

10The Wall Street Journal

Alexa Rank: 357
Estimated Unique Monthly Visitors: 40 million+
Headquarters: New York, U.S.
Website: www.wsj.com

Top 20 Most Popular News Websites

11ABC News

Alexa Rank: 647
Estimated Unique Monthly Visitors: 36 million+
Headquarters: New York, U.S.
Website: abcnews.go.com

12BBC News

Alexa Rank: 90
Estimated Unique Monthly Visitors: 35 million+
Headquarters: London, U.K.
Website: bbc.co.uk/news

13USA Today

Alexa Rank: 318
Estimated Unique Monthly Visitors: 34 million+
Headquarters: Virginia, U.S.
Website: usatoday.com

14Los Angeles Times

Alexa Rank: 628
Estimated Unique Monthly Visitors: 33 million+
Headquarters: California, U.S.
Website: www.latimes.com

15Times of India

Alexa Rank: 107
Estimated Unique Monthly Visitors: N/A
Headquarters: Mumbai, India.
Website: timesofindia.indiatimes.com

16Reuters

Alexa Rank: 373
Estimated Unique Monthly Visitors: N/A
Headquarters: London, U.K.
Website: www.reuters.com

17CBS News

Alexa Rank: 673
Estimated Unique Monthly Visitors: N/A
Headquarters: New York, U.S.
Website: cbsnews.com

18CNBC

Alexa Rank: 734
Estimated Unique Monthly Visitors:
Headquarters: New Jersey, U.S.
Website: cnbc.com

19New York Post

Alexa Rank: 749
Estimated Unique Monthly Visitors: N/A
Headquarters: New York, U.S.
Website: nypost.com

20US News

Alexa Rank: 1,117
Estimated Unique Monthly Visitors: N/A
Headquarters: Washington, U.S.
Website: usnews.com