- News of his death was cabled to his family.
- It seemed an eternity before news of his safety reached her.
- At the news of her husband's death, she went to pieces.
- The news of her death circulated quickly.
- The sad news of her father's death was the only cloud on an otherwise happy year.
- The news of the accident gave her an unpleasant jolt.
- The news of the president's murder rocked the nation.
- The news of the radiation leak caused widespread public alarm.