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April trial date set for guards charged in Epstein death

A judge set an April trial date Monday for two jail guards accused of failing to make required checks on Jeffrey Epstein the morning he died.


UK’s disgraced Prince Andrew faces uncertain role in future

Prince Andrew is scaling back travel and facing an uncertain future as he steps away from the royal role he has embraced for his entire adult life.


UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 22, 2019

AG Barr: Epstein’s death was a ‘perfect storm of screw-ups’

In an interview with The Associated Press, Barr said after the FBI and the Justice Department’s inspector general continued to investigate, he realized there were a “series“ of mistakes that …


UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 20, 2019

Prince Andrew to step back from public duties

Britain’s Prince Andrew says he is stepping back from public duties with the queen’s permission.


UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 19, 2019

Epstein jail guards charged with falsifying records

Two correctional officers responsible for guarding Jeffrey Epstein the night he killed himself were charged Tuesday with falsifying prison records.


Criminal charges expected this week against Epstein guards

Two correctional officers responsible for guarding Jeffrey Epstein when he took his own life are expected to face criminal charges this week for falsifying prison records, two people familiar with …


Prince Andrew’s efforts to put Epstein scandal behind him backfire

Prince Andrew’s effort to put the Jeffrey Epstein scandal behind him may have instead done him irreparable harm.


Prince Andrew denies claims of Epstein accuser in interview

Britain’s Prince Andrew is questioning the authenticity of a photograph of him posing with a woman who says she was trafficked by Jeffrey Epstein


UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 15, 2019

Prince Andrew again denies having sex with Epstein victim

Britain’s Prince Andrew says he doesn’t remember a woman who has accused him of sexually exploiting her in encounters arranged by Jeffrey Epstein.


Epstein accusers denied compensation in victims’ rights case

A group of women who say they were sexually abused by Jeffrey Epstein suffered a setback Monday in their decade-long legal fight over a plea deal that allowed the financier …


UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 7, 2019

Director of MIT’s Media Lab steps down over Epstein ties

The director of a prestigious research lab at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology has resigned following an uproar over his financial ties with Jeffrey Epstein


Judge ends case against Epstein, with a nod to the accusers

A judge has formally ended the criminal case against financier Jeffrey Epstein. U.S. District Judge Richard Berman on Thursday granted prosecutors’ request to dismiss charges against Epstein after he killed …


UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 27, 2019

‘Coward’: Epstein accusers pour out their anger in court

One by one, more than a dozen of Jeffrey Epstein’s accusers stood before a judge and poured out their anger toward the financier Tuesday, taking advantage of an extraordinary opportunity …


UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 19, 2019

Early Epstein accuser: Police could have stopped him in 1997

More than two decades before Jeffrey Epstein took his own life, a woman went into a California police station and filed one of the earliest sex-crime complaints against him: that …


Ted Gup: Ghislaine Maxwell read my book at In-N-Out Burger. Then it sold out on Amazon.

I have yet to get my promised 15 minutes of fame, but Thursday night brought me a good five minutes, when Ghislaine Maxwell was spotted reading my book.


Medical examiner rules Epstein death a suicide by hanging

Jeffrey Epstein’s prison death has been confirmed a suicide by hanging, the medical examiner’s office said Friday


UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 13, 2019

2 guards suspended and warden reassigned after Epstein death

Two guards assigned to watch Jeffrey Epstein the night he apparently killed himself in jail have been placed on leave and the warden has been reassigned as federal authorities investigate …


UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 10, 2019

Officials say financier Jeffrey Epstein has died by suicide while awaiting trial on sex-trafficking charges in New York

The FBI and the Justice Department’s inspector general’s office will investigate how Jeffrey Epstein died in an apparent suicide Saturday, while the probe into sexual abuse allegations against the well-connected …


UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 9, 2019

Document cache details how Jeffrey Epstein, madam lured girls into depraved world

A chilling picture of how hundreds of girls and young women from around the world were trafficked for sex by Jeffrey Epstein, his alleged madam, Ghislaine Maxwell, and a number …


Billionaire: Epstein misappropriated ‘vast sums’ from wealth

The retail titan behind Victoria’s Secret has accused the financier Jeffrey Epstein of misappropriating “vast sums” of his fortune while managing his personal finances more than a decade ago.


Kathleen Parker: A tale of Zorro and Little St. Jeff’s

The more we learn, the more Jeffrey Epstein resembles an evil comic book character for the developmentally arrested intellectual – the charming-but-lurid mastermind with a plot to take over the …


UPDATED: Thu., July 25, 2019

Financier Jeffrey Epstein found injured in jail cell

Wealthy financier Jeffrey Epstein was found on the floor of his jail cell with bruises on his neck early this week while awaiting trial on sex trafficking charges, a person …


UPDATED: Thu., July 18, 2019

Deemed dangerous, Epstein denied bail in sex abuse case

A judge denied bail for jailed financier Jeffrey Epstein on sex trafficking charges Thursday, saying the danger to the community that would result if the jet-setting defendant was free formed …


Jeffrey Epstein accuser urges more women to speak out

One of Jeffrey Epstein’s accusers urged other women Tuesday to come forward with allegations against the wealthy financier as federal authorities prosecute him on sex charges.


Jeffrey Epstein will remain jailed as judge mulls bail

Financier Jeffrey Epstein will remain behind bars for now as a federal judge mulls whether to grant bail on charges he sexually abused underage girls.


Jeffrey Epstein’s New Mexico ranch linked to investigation

Billionaire businessman Jeffrey Epstein’s secluded New Mexico ranch has become tied to an investigation opened by the state attorney general’s office


UPDATED: Fri., July 12, 2019

Acosta exits; Trump’s big Cabinet turnover keeps growing

Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta is resigning from President Donald Trump’s Cabinet amid scrutiny of his handling of a secret plea deal with a financier accused of sexually underage girls


Facing calls for resignation, Acosta defends Epstein deal

Facing calls for his resignation, Labor Secretary Acosta defends his handling of a sex-trafficking case involving now-jailed financier Jeffrey Epstein.


UPDATED: Wed., July 10, 2019

Accuser says Jeffrey Epstein raped her when she was 15

A new accuser of Jeffrey Epstein said Wednesday that the wealthy financier raped her in his New York mansion when she was 15.


UPDATED: Tue., July 9, 2019

Trump defends Acosta but will look into Epstein plea deal

President Donald Trump said Tuesday he would be looking “very closely” at Labor Secretary Alex Acosta’s handling of a sex trafficking case involving billionaire financier Jeffrey Epstein, though he also …