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One suggestion would be to have main stories then "news sections" on various topics, entertainment, world news, etc...and have a page for each with headlines on that.
Instead of throwing everything at them on the home page, give them choices, take them to another interior page, then let them see some ads, some news topics and let them choose where to click. Hopefully they will read and come back and read another.
If you want to get fancy let them customize what topics they would like to appear on your home page, making it a unique/sticky experience for them, which would turn into more page view$ for you.
then a person who would like to add this info to there site do so i have a ticker at the top of my page that has 9 feeds and 3 articles a piece (yea it does take a while to cycle through) stuff like viru alerts and tech news stuff viewers of my site would be interested in
I also have my own feed so people may my articles to there site