The regional bureau of The Associated Press, shares 10 things you need to know Tuesday, May 7, 2019. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items and much more in West Virginia newspapers.
President Xi Jinping sends his top economic adviser despite worries Beijing might cancel after Trump threatened to escalate a tariff war over China’s technology ambitions.
Iran’s president is weighing next steps following a sudden White House announcement that a U.S. aircraft carrier and a bomber wing would be deployed in the Persian Gulf.
The Pulitzer Prize-winning journalists were imprisoned for violating the country’s secrecy law for their reporting on security forces’ abuses of Rohingya Muslims.
Francis arrives in North Macedonia for the first-ever papal visit to the Balkan nation, encouraging the recently renamed country to integrate with European institutions.
Voters in Colorado’s capital could make it the first U.S. city to decriminalize psilocybin — the psychoactive substance in “magic mushrooms.”
The Supreme Court ruling in a case unrelated to terrorism could allow minors who support militant organizations to escape federal charges, AP learns.
Poor Pakistani Christian girls and women are being lured into marriages with Chinese men and end up trapped in China, unable to return home, AP finds.
The legislation would ban abortions at around six weeks of pregnancy, before many women know they’re pregnant.
A new era of meat alternatives is here, but patties from Beyond Meat and Impossible Foods can be nutritionally similar to beef.
Inside the Met Gala, high-wattage guests sipped on cocktails, ate canapes and tried to “out-camp” each other in wild outfits.