The regional bureau of The Associated Press, shares 10 things you need to know Monday, Nov. 26, 2018. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items and much more in West Virginia newspapers.
1. FIRST GENE-EDITED BABIES CLAIMED IN CHINA
A Chinese researcher claims that he helped make the world’s first genetically edited babies — DNA he says he altered with a powerful new tool, AP learns.
2. MEXICO TO TAKE STRONG ACTION AGAINST MIGRANTS
Mexican officials pledge to shore up security near its border with the U.S. after some migrants “violently” tried to breach the border at Tijuana and U.S. agents fired tear gas into Mexico to stop them.
3. UKRAINE LAWMAKERS MULL MARTIAL LAW
President Petro Poroshenko demands that Russia immediately release Ukrainian sailors and ships Moscow seized in a standoff around Crimea.
4. WHERE TRUMP IS HEADED
Trump is bound for Mississippi for two rallies to try to keep the Senate seat held by Cindy Hyde-Smith in Republican hands.
5. FDA DEEMED LAX ON MEDICAL DEVICES
An AP investigation into the $400 billion global market finds that more than 1.7 million people have been injured and nearly 83,000 killed.
6. INSIGHT LANDER POISED FOR TOUCHDOWN ON MARS
A NASA spacecraft’s six-month journey to the red planet nears its dramatic grand finale in what experts hope will be a soft precision landing.
7. WINTRY STORM BATTERS MIDWEST
Hundreds of flights are grounded, major highways closed and schools in several states shuttered after a snowstorm blankets much of the region.
8. APPLE HEADS TO WASHINGTON
The iPhone maker is at the Supreme Court to defend the way it sells apps against claims by consumers that the company has unfairly monopolized the market.
9. FEDS TRY TO MEASURE AUTISM IN CHILDREN
A new U.S. government estimate on the developmental disorder doesn’t necessarily mean the numbers of kids affected is rising.
10. VIKINGS BEAT PACKERS IN NFC NORTH SHOWDOWN
Kirk Cousins bounces back from his worst game of the season with 342 passing yards and three touchdowns and Minnesota beats Green Bay 24-17.