Conspiracy Theories

During an NBC News town hall, President Donald Trump again declined to denounce the far-right conspiracy QAnon.
"You’re the president; you’re not like someone’s crazy uncle who can retweet whatever,” the host said at Trump's NBC News town hall.
The president also praised supporters of the outlandish conspiracy theory for being "very strongly against pedophilia."
YouTube said it's banned tens of thousands of QAnon videos and terminated hundreds of channels.
A federal investigation into the Obama administration’s “unmasking” of names in classified intelligence reports has ended, and no wrongdoing has been found.
“We’ve been vigilant in enforcing our policy ... but we’ve seen several issues that led to today’s update," the company said.
Jewish groups expressed anger at those who voted against the resolution that strongly denounces the far-right, anti-Semitic conspiracy movement.
Nearly 38% of English-language news articles containing COVID-19 misinformation mentioned President Donald Trump, Cornell University researchers found.
"Stop attacking the press!" Harlow snaps at deputy press secretary Brian Morgenstern.
Social media posts describe child sex trafficking as a huge and growing problem, but credible estimates indicate smaller numbers.