WVU Committee Recommends Gee For Full-time Job

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — A search committee at West Virginia University has recommended that interim President E. Gordon Gee get the job permanently. The committee made the recommendation Friday during an emergency meeting. The recommendation now goes to the WVU Board of...

West Virginia University Committee Endorses Interim President Gordon Gee For Full-time Job

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — West Virginia University committee endorses interim President Gordon Gee for full-time job .

Comic arrested for intoxication at Canada casino

WINDSOR, Ontario (AP) — A Canada casino says a performance by U.S. comic George Lopez will go on as scheduled Friday after he was arrested for alleged public intoxication. Ceasars Windsor spokeswoman Jhoan Baluyot says the show is continuing as planned. Provincial police...

Earnhardt going fast and furious on Twitter

AP Photo/Terry Renna AVONDALE, Ariz. (AP) — NASCAR’s most popular driver won the sport’s biggest race last weekend. It may not have been the most exciting news of the week, at least when it comes to fans of Dale Earnhardt Jr. A reluctant participant on Twitter...

Governor Appoints New Top Ohio Utility Regulator

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Gov. John Kasick (KAY’-sik) has picked a former state budget director and lawmaker to be Ohio’s top utility regulator. The Republican said Friday he is appointing Thomas Johnson to chair the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio. Johnson will...

Ohio Woman Sentenced To 11 Years After Son’s Death

SANDUSKY, Ohio (AP) — A northern Ohio judge has sentenced a slain toddler’s mother to 11 years in prison after she pleaded guilty to permitting child abuse in the boy’s 2012 death. The Sandusky Register ( ) reports Danielle Flannery was sentenced Thursday. A message...

Ohio Man Charged In Alleged $1.8M Investment Fraud

CLEVELAND (AP) — A northeast Ohio man accused of defrauding people out of $1.8 million in an investment scheme is facing charges in federal court. Federal prosecutors say they charged 34-year-old Anthony Davian with 14 counts in a criminal information. That process often...

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...