I think, a news article discusses current or recent news of either general interest  or of a specific topic like we've seen on a news paper. A news article can also include accounts of eyewitnesses to the happening event. It can also contain photographs, accounts, statistics, graphs, recollections, interviews, polls, debates on the topic, etc. Headlines can be used to focus the reader’s attention on a particular (or main) part of the article. The writer can also give facts and detailed information following answers to general questions like to