CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The regional bureau of The Associated Press shares 10 things you need to know Wednesday, Aug. 28, 2019. Look for full stories on these late-breaking news items and much more in West Virginia newspapers.
Forecasters say the tropical storm made a last-minute shift in its path and could reach near-hurricane strength in its approach to the reeling U.S. territory.
Boris Johnson is suspending Parliament, squeezing time for opposition lawmakers to hamper efforts to quash a no-deal Brexit.
State attorneys general and lawyers representing local governments say they are negotiating with Purdue Pharma, facing billions of dollars in potential liability for its role in the nation’s opioid crisis.
Lingering smoke causes concern among Brazilians who say that respiratory problems — particularly among children and the elderly — have increased as fires in the region rage.
Whimpering and badly malnourished, Afghan children are among the most vulnerable in a country that remains one of the poorest in the world.
Deutsche Bank says in court papers it has tax returns responsive to a congressional subpoena sent this year.
Attackers possibly using gasoline bombs set fire to a bar in Mexico’s Gulf coast city of Coatzacoalcos, killing 23 people and injuring 13.
The Tennessee Valley Authority is coming under scrutiny over its handling of a massive coal ash spill a decade ago.
Netflix will give “The Irishman” an exclusive cinematic release for about a month, providing theaters Martin Scorsese’s big-budget crime epic before it lands on the streaming service.
African-American golfers are hoping a gift from Stephen Curry to fund Howard University golf teams will spark a resurgence in the sport at historically black colleges and universities.