Just put the new google news widget on my DROID courtesy of XDA. Its a pretty app/widget and works without a hitch on my DROID. Genie Widget from Nexus One Dump - xda-developers You must register to download. (sorry if this is a repost)
To use: download this file and change the file extension from .zip to .apk using astro (or windows, Mac, Ubuntu....) Place file on sd and execute with astro.