newsticker-show-news will display all available
headlines. It will also start the asynchronous download of headlines.
You can choose between two different frontends for reading headlines:
In both views clicking mouse-button 2 or pressing RET on a
headline will call
browse-url to load the corresponding news
story in your favorite web browser.
The scrolling, or flashing of headlines in the echo area, can be
started with the command
newsticker-start-ticker. It can be
If you just want to start the periodic download of headlines use the
stop the periodic download, but will call
newsticker-stop-ticker as well.