are the results that display the Top Stories section of search results. News results are not
included in the organic search results, but can be by selecting Include in the Custom Location & Options Search Engine Settings.
Example of Google News Results
Including News Results in the Advanced Settings of a Google desktop search engine will track the results in the Top Stories SERP feature along with the organic search results. In the image below, the green numbers represent the inclusion of the News Results and the red numbers represent the rank of regular Organic search results when News results are excluded.