The regional bureau of The Associated Press, shares 10 things you need to know Wednesday, May 15, 2019. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items and much more in West Virginia newspapers.
The state’s Republican-dominated Senate voted to make performing an abortion at any stage of pregnancy a felony punishable by up to 99 years or life in prison for the abortion provider.
Ayatollah Ali Khamenei says it wouldn’t be difficult for the Islamic Republic to enrich uranium to weapons-grade levels amid rising tensions with the U.S.
Most global stock markets follow Wall Street higher after Trump downplays his escalating tariff war with China and says a settlement is possible.
Teachers across the country describe struggles finding trustworthy materials to help them teach climate change.
Former Vice President Joe Biden has been a declared candidate for fewer than three weeks and already the Vermont senator has emerged as one of his most ardent critics.
Female military veterans serving in the House say they’re setting up a caucus that advocates for women service members and veterans.
As the Earth gets warmer, investors are increasingly targeting consumer-oriented businesses, internet companies and other businesses that don’t first come to mind as big polluters.
The nation’s birth rates last year reached record lows for women in their teens and 20s, leading to the fewest babies in 32 years.
Stephen Curry makes nine 3-pointers and scores 36 points, and Golden State beats Portland 116-94 while playing without injured star Kevin Durant again.
One of Claude Monet’s haystack paintings fetches $110.7 million at Sotheby’s auction in New York.