US senator Joe Manchin is one of 10 Democrats defending Senate seats in states that Donald Trump won in 2016. Photograph:  Michael Mathes/ AFP/ Getty Images

The leaves are beginning to turn in the foothills of the Appalachian mountains. Here, just west of the Shenandoah River in West Virginia a key battle(...)

US president Donald Trump disembarks from Air Force One in Lewisburg, West Virginia where he addressed Republican members of Congress at a retreat. Photograph: Tom Brenner/The New York Times

The White House is expected to release a controversial memo on Friday in a move that threatens to escalate tensions with the FBI. US president Donald (...)

Mark Lester cleans out a box with creek water as he cleans up from severe flooding in White Sulphur Springs. Photograph: Steve Helber/AP

At least 23 people have died after floods swamped parts of West Virginia. It is estimated about 9in of rain damaged or destroyed more than 100 homes(...)