An open source replacement for the Google News service. REST API using JSON documents. Uses breaking news Twitter feeds as input, but other sources can be added as well. Designed so that you can build your own clients if you want, but has a matching LibreNews application if you want it. Uses MongoDB as its back-end.
Ever wonder what's going on that you're not aware of? This is a daily mailing list of things that would probably be of interest to you. Each mailing tends to have a couple of links to .pdf files containing relevant (unclassified or declassified) information.