James Allen “Jim” Easley

James Allen “Jim” Easley, 79, of Tupelo, Miss., died Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014 at his residence in Tupelo after a brief illness. Mr. Easley was born on Dec. 23, 1934 in Bloomdale to Vance M. Easley and Hazel L. Mellott Easley. He married Edith “Edie” Easley,...

Edison L. White Sr.

Edison L. White Sr., 69 of Fostoria, passed away Friday, February 28, 2014 in Fostoria. He was born December 18, 1944 in Findlay, Ohio to Homer and Wuanna (Mankin) White. He married Karen A. Crabtree on February 23, 1963 in Fostoria and she survives in Fostoria. Also surviving is...

Jason L. Tiell

Jason L. Tiell, age 37, of Findlay, died Thursday morning in Findlay. He was born in Fostoria, Ohio on May 20, 1976. He is survived by his parents, William and Veronica (Tiell) Barfield of Findlay. Jason had been a foreman at Worthington Steel in Columbus. He was a 1995 graduate...

Ignatius: Xi Jinping consolidates power and stabilizes China

SHANGHAI What Xi Jinping has accomplished over the past year doesn’t look like an old-fashioned Communist Party putsch. There aren’t red banners in the streets or blaring loudspeakers. But Chinese and Western analysts agree that Xi has achieved a remarkable...

A nuclear weapons strategy that’s stuck in the past

Rachel Maddow hosts MSNBC’s “The Rachel Maddow Show” and writes a monthly column for The Post. The major general “was visibly agitated about the long delay” at the airport, the witness said. “He appeared drunk and, in the public area, talked loudly about the importance of...

The U.S. must react to ‘a world awash in change’

Jim Hoagland is a contributing editor to The Post. His e-mail address is jimhoagland@washpost.com. The thrill of witnessing angry Ukrainians chase a larcenous tyrant from his palace makes this leaden...
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Editorial: Combating homelessness needs to remain a D.C. priority

THE WORST of the District’s homeless crisis may well be over for this year. Officials report a dramatic decline in the number of families entering emergency shelter, and hypothermia season is — we hope — nearing an end. So improved is the situation that D.C. Mayor Vincent...
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Editorial: States are justly reviewing their use of solitary confinement

THE PHYSICAL stresses of solitary confinement are bad enough. In the United States, conditions can include windowless cells, nearly inedible food served through door slots, extreme heat and cold and almost no time to exercise or wash. The psychological costs of extreme social...
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Editorial: Condemnation isn’t enough for Russian actions in Crimea

PRESIDENT OBAMA made an unscheduled appearance before the press at the White House Friday to warn Russia against a military intervention in Ukraine, which he said would be a “clear violation” of Russia’s commitments to respect Ukraine’s territorial integrity as well...

Hearing the subtle beat

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