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At least eight jail officials knew Jeffrey Epstein was not to be left alone in cell

That order was apparently ignored in the 24 hours leading up to the multimillionaire sex offender's death on Aug. 10, according to people familiar with the matter.

Trump attacks Danish prime minister over ‘nasty’ remark on Greenland

Denmark’s leader lamented the missed opportunity to celebrate the countries’ historic alliance, while Danish lawmakers and former government ministers slammed President Trump’s behavior as juvenile, undiplomatic and insulting.

Federal Reserve officials were divided on whether to cut rates, meeting minutes show

The president pressured Fed Chair Jerome H. Powell to make deeper rate cuts, but most Fed officials want to see more data before rolling out further reductions.
The grandparents of Margaret Wilson, 80, were the first family to move into Aberdeen Gardens in 1937. (Ryan M. Kelly for The Post)
The grandparents of Margaret Wilson, 80, were the first family to move into Aberdeen Gardens in 1937. (Ryan M. Kelly for The Post)
Cynthia Young-Lee, right, talks with Margaret Wilson during the annual fish fry at Aberdeen Gardens. (Ryan M. Kelly for The Post)
Cynthia Young-Lee, right, talks with Margaret Wilson during the annual fish fry at Aberdeen Gardens. (Ryan M. Kelly for The Post)
Painters in Aberdeen Gardens in 1936. It was the first federal project created for African Americans under the New Deal, and the only one with a black architect, supervisor and laborers. (Library of Congress)
Painters in Aberdeen Gardens in 1936. It was the first federal project created for African Americans under the New Deal, and the only one with a black architect, supervisor and laborers. (Library of Congress)

In one unusual Virginia neighborhood, roots stretch to the first Africans in America

Aberdeen Gardens, built through a New Deal grant for working-class black families, is working to preserve its past as the state commemorates the 1619 arrival of the first Africans in the English colony.
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I have always struggled to recognize faces. A diagnosis let me see life more clearly.

The author learned she had a rare neurological disorder known as prosopagnosia, or face blindness — a discovery that led her to question the very fabric of her identity.
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The president ratcheted up his attacks on Jewish Democrats on Wednesday, dismissing an outcry from both sides of the aisle as well as Jewish organizations.
Campaign 2020
Joe Walsh and Mark Sanford are leaning toward a presidential bid, while Jeff Flake is taking recruitment calls and John Kasich plans a visit to New Hampshire.
Officials plan to eliminate a 20-day cap for holding migrant children and create a licensing regime that would make it easier for federal officials to expand family detention.
The number of crimes investigated by D.C. police as bias-motivated reached an all-time high of 204 last year. But a Washington Post analysis of 200,000 police and court records found that hate-crime prosecutions and convictions are at their lowest point in at least a decade.
Gay friends leaving a bar.
A Muslim veteran in her car.
A girl, 12, walking home.

The victims of a record-setting year of hatred

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If you’re leaving from Newark, George Bush Intercontinental in Houston or Miami’s international airport, bad news.
(Jean Chung for The Post)
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How K-pop is luring young North Koreans to cross the line

David Bowie and the Beatles may have helped topple the Berlin Wall. Now South Korean and Western pop may be undermining the Pyongyang regime.
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(Katyucha Von Kossel de Andrade Silva)
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The dog is one of the world’s most destructive mammals. Brazil proves it.

They’re invading nature reserves and parks, hunting in packs and threatening endangered species. And the problem is global.
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The Post's theater critic reviews Elizabeth Warren's campaign performance
The Post's theater critic reviews Elizabeth Warren's campaign performance
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Biofilm, time and nature have damaged the Jefferson Memorial. Now it’s getting a makeover.
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Fact-checking President Trump’s remarks on the economy
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How the new Trump immigration rule targets poor legal migrants
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