U.S. deficit to soar more than expected after budget deal, border spending, CBO says

The Congressional Budget Office also said that the impact of higher trade barriers, primarily President Trump’s trade war, could hurt economic growth.
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From the Magazine

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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In 2018, 0 hate crimes were reported in the District.
Only 0 were charged as hate crimes.
A Post analysis of police and court records
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 driving to work.
A girl, 12, walking home from school.

Meet the victims of a record-setting year of hatred

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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.
Hundreds of federal, state and local policymakers have visited warehouses this year as President Trump and some of his Democratic would-be rivals rip the retailer’s tactics.
Tom Bergeron tweeted that he thought the producers had agreed the show should be “free of inevitably divisive bookings from ANY party affiliations.”
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In Case You Missed It

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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