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Donald Trump Hints At Fox News Conspiracy Theory
The president told a rally that "something very strange" is going on at his favorite cable news network -- but didn't elaborate on what it could be.
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Instagram Blocks Anti-Vaccine Hashtags To Combat Misinformation
A spokeswoman told HuffPost the company is cracking down on hashtags attached to posts containing factually incorrect content.
Wild 'Jihad' Warning Tied To James Comey Scuttles California School Fundraiser
A scare started by crazed QAnon theorists frightens event organizers worried that "unstable people" might "take action."
Miley Cyrus Shouts 'Free Britney!' During Memphis Concert
She was singing “Party in the USA,” which includes the line, “And a Britney song was on," when she yelled what seemed to be support for a conspiracy theory.
Schumer Rips Trump Over Putin Call For 'Gossiping About Fox News Conspiracy Theories'
The Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer criticized President Donald Trump for not pressing Vladimir Putin on Russian interference in U.S. elections.
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YouTube And Google Algorithms Promoted Notre Dame Conspiracy Theories
A YouTube video calling the fire a "false flag" has nearly 100,000 views.
Lou Dobbs Stokes Conspiracy Theories Over Notre Dame Cathedral Fire
The Fox Business host suggested French authorities took a “political decision” to rule out arson as the cause of the blaze.
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How America Became A Nation Of Truthers
Anna Merlan, author of "Republic of Lies," talks conspiracy theories and living in a country united, and divided, by them.
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Within Minutes Of Notre Dame Cathedral Fire, Conspiracies Reigned
Fox News, Infowars and other outlets amplified conspiratorial theories about the blaze's cause, which has yet to be determined.
NRA Won't Say If It Fired Official Who Communicated With Sandy Hook Hoaxer
But it appears Mark Richardson's work email and phone number are no longer active.
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Late-Night TV Hosts Torch Donald Trump Over His Latest Conspiracy Theory
Seth Meyers, Trevor Noah and Stephen Colbert roasted the president over his wild claim about wind farm noise causing cancer.
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Twitter Erupts Over Donald Trump’s Latest Wild Conspiracy Theory About Wind Farm Noise
The president drew backlash after he linked the sound to cancer.
Alex Jones Testimony Exposes Pipeline Between Infowars And YouTube, 4Chan
The Infowars host is complicit in a lot of conspiracy theories, but he doesn't come up with ideas alone. A suit by Sandy Hook parents brings revealing answers.
Alex Jones Claims 'Psychosis' Made Him A Sandy Hook Truther
The Infowars host was being deposed for his Sandy Hook truther videos when he made the remark.
Exclusive: NRA Official Sought Sandy Hook Hoaxer To Question Parkland Shooting, Emails Show
NRA official Mark Richardson emailed a day after the Parkland shooting to say the shooter "was not alone."
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How A QAnon Conspiracy Theorist's Claims Of TSA 'Mind Control' Made Trump's Twitter Feed
The conspiracy-theory-to-president pipeline is short.
Rush Limbaugh Pushes Mosque Massacre Conspiracy Theory
Conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh claimed, without citing any evidence, that the New Zealand mosque attacks are a false flag operation.
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YouTube Terminates Account Hosting Alex Jones' Infowars Content After Ban
The conspiracy theorist's content has been banned from the platform, but it cropped up on a channel under a different name.
Fake Melania Trump Addresses Body Double Conspiracy Theories With Stephen Colbert
Laura Benanti returned as the bogus FLOTUS to have her say on the rumors.
Infowars, Jerome Corsi Retract Conspiracy Theory Tying Seth Rich To DNC Leaks
The Infowars writer bowed to litigation over a discredited column about a murdered Democratic National Committee staffer.
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USA Today Profile Of Jacob Wohl Allows A Lying Troll To Spread Conspiracies
The paper had the notorious troll's playbook for spinning the media, then it let him run every play.
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YouTube Is Behind The Rise In Flat Earth Believers, Researcher Says
“Their algorithms make it easy to end up going down the rabbit hole, by presenting information to people who are going to be more susceptible to it.”
Man Charged With Setting Fire To DC Restaurant Linked To 'Pizzagate' Hoax
The 22-year-old California man is accused of setting a curtain inside the restaurant on fire.
Lyndon LaRouche, A Political Conspiracy Theorist From A Different Era, Dead At 96
Lyndon LaRouche espoused extremist views and ran for president every election from 1976 to 2004.
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Chuck E. Cheese’s Swears It Does Not Sell Pizzas Made Of Leftover Slices
The chain had to address Shane Dawson’s "Conspiracy Series" video in which the YouTuber has a theory about how the pies are made.
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Man Praises YouTube's Crackdown On Conspiracy Videos He Once Promoted
The former Google engineer described it as “a historic victory.”
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