Piccione is blog magazine theme that will also work well for a serious news portal. It has 3 columns, unlimited news sections and a LOT of banner spaces.
More than 500 fonts from Google Web Fonts;
Easy shortcode use – insert them only with one button click;
Comments with reply functionality;
Drop down menu;
Menu with second dropdown layer functionality;
Powerful and easy to use configuration page;
Multiple types of making thumbnails;
Gallery that is based on WordPress custom post type feature;
Portfolio that is based on WordPress custom post type feature;
Contact Form template included;...