West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice on Friday offered a conditional apology for calling a high school girls basketball team “thugs,” saying he didn’t know the remarks would cause any trouble.

An internet voting app that has been used in pilots in West Virginia, Denver, Oregon and Utah has vulnerabilities that could allow hackers to change a person’s vote without detection, according to researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

WASHINGTON — After the Parkland school shooting in Florida two years ago, President Donald Trump chided Republican lawmakers for being too “scared” of the National Rifle Association to tighten gun laws — then backed away from the idea.

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump on Friday criticized Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., for voting guilty on two articles of impeachment, aiming to weaken the senator’s political standing in a state Trump carried by a whopping 42 percentage points in 2016.

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump was gone, the House lights were dimming, and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi looked up to her friends and family in the gallery overhead. She held up the speech she had shredded behind Trump’s back, on live television. She put her hand to her heart, dipped her …

WASHINGTON — A portrait of a robust U.S. economy was sure to take center stage Tuesday night when President Donald Trump gave his third State of the Union address. It is an economy that has proved solid and durable, yet hasn’t fulfilled many of Trump’s promises.

DES MOINES, Iowa — After a daylong delay, the Iowa Democratic Party released late Tuesday partial results of its presidential caucus. The results showed Pete Buttigieg and Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., leading the opening contest of the party’s 2020 primary season.

WASHINGTON — The Senate is so far cleaving neatly along party lines in advance of today’s virtually certain votes to acquit President Donald Trump on two impeachment charges, with just two or three undecided members even considering breaking with their party.

A combination of Gov. Jim Justice rolling back revenue estimates and state Treasurer John Perdue transferring $20 million from his accounts helped put West Virginia revenue collection in the black for January — avoiding what otherwise would have been a $13 million shortfall for the month.

Politics

WASHINGTON — The Senate narrowly rejected Democratic demands to summon witnesses for President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial late Friday in a 51-49 vote, all but ensuring Trump’s acquittal in just the third trial to threaten a president’s removal in U.S. history. But senators pushed off f…

Funerals for Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Adkins, Terry - 1 p.m., Evans Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Chapmanville.

Bailey, Darrell - 1 p.m., Assembly of God Church, Dorothy.

Boggs, Evelyn - 2 p.m., Bartlett-Nichols Funeral Home, St. Albans.

Cook, Rickey - 2 p.m., Handley Funeral Home, Danville.

Crosier, William - 1 p.m., Cooke Funeral Home, Nitro.

Dillon, Betty - 11 a.m., Fairview Memory Gardens, Hamlin.

Johnston, Jack - 4 p.m., Haven of Rest Memorial Gardens, Red House.

Lemaster, Jill - 7 p.m., Snodgrass Funeral Home, South Charleston.

McGrew, Phyllis - 11 a.m., Keller Funeral Home, Dunbar.

Spangler, James - 1 p.m., Fidler & Frame Funeral Home, Belle.