Proud Boys
The Far-Right Rioters at the Capitol Were Not Antifa – But Violent Groups Often Blame Rivals for Unpopular Attacks
  • 14 January 2021
Deception helps terrorist groups innovate by allowing them to learn, master and experiment with new...
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Alex Jones
Sandy Hook Parents Sue Conspiracy Troll Alex Jones for Defamation
  • 17 April 2018
For years, Jones and his conspiracy-mongering network InfoWars have trolled grieving parents, accusing them of...
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Disinformation and Conspiracy Trolling in the Wake of the Syrian Chemical Attack
  • 12 April 2018
Kremlin propaganda led to questions and charges that an attack in the city of Douma...
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‘Punish a Muslim Day’ Fliers Spur Warnings, Police Investigations
  • 3 April 2018
Authorities in the UK say that anonymous mailings of fliers advocating violence against Muslims on...
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Conspiracy Theorists Arrested for Harassing Sutherland Springs Church Have Been Released
  • 7 March 2018
Robert Ussery and Jodi Mann have been stalking mass shooting victims and survivors for months.
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Conspiracy Theories About Mass and School Shootings, Explained
  • 21 February 2018
Why do the same sets of shooting conspiracy theories and tropes appear every time there...
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Parkland High School Shooting Rumors, Hoaxes, and Conspiracy Theories
  • 15 February 2018
A number of unverified claims about the Parkland school shooting spread on social media in...
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Did Politicians Tweeting ‘Thoughts and Prayers’ Receive Millions of Dollars from the NRA?
  • 15 February 2018
After a mass shooting at a Florida school, comedy writer Bess Kalb made a powerful...
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Bomber in Ambulance Detonates at Afghan Checkpoint; 95 Dead
  • 27 January 2018
A suicide bomber driving an ambulance coasted through a security checkpoint in Afghanistan's capital by...
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Driver in Charlottesville Car Attack Identified as James Alex Fields, Jr.
  • 12 August 2017
The 20-year-old is accused of killing one person and injuring several others when he reportedly...
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Who is More of a Threat: Far-Right or Muslim Extremists?
  • 7 June 2017
A pattern of white supremacist-related killings has provoked discussion about the definition of terrorism, and...
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Javier Valdez Cardeas
Prominent Mexican Journalist Shot and Killed in Daylight Attack
  • 15 May 2017
Javier Valdez Cárdenas won international honors and accolades for his extensive coverage of Mexico's drug...
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