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Al Franken
Did ‘Bots’ Force Al Franken to Resign?
  • 20 February 2018
The accuracy of stories blaming bots for duping Democrats into pressuring the former Minnesota senator...
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‘Noise and Confusion’: Fake News in Ecuador
  • 7 February 2018
Editors at Ecuadoran media outlets told Snopes how fake news and disinformation affected two recent...
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Fake News and Bots Target Author of Democratic Memo
  • 7 February 2018
California Democrat Adam Schiff is the latest target of the disinformation campaign.
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Was Lettuce Linked to an E. Coli Outbreak?
  • 5 January 2018
Health officials in Canada linked an E. coli outbreak to romaine lettuce in late 2017.
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Washington State Sues Motel 6 for Giving ICE Guest Information
  • 7 November 2018
The attorney general's lawsuit alleges employees gave immigration officials information for more than 9,000 guests.
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Amtrak Commuter Train Derails on I-5 Freeway in Washington State
  • 18 December 2017
The train was carrying 78 passengers and five crew.
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Reading a Story With Unnamed Sources
  • 14 December 2017
A frightening story about President Trump's "deep state spies" citing unnamed sources sparked readers to...
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Did Cash-Strapped Puerto Rico Pay Government Employees More Than $100 Million Christmas Bonuses?
  • 6 December 2017
Controversy over the commonwealth's budget is not new, but attention on the bonuses as Puerto...
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Los Angeles Alt-Weekly Staff Abruptly Gutted Immediately After Sale
  • 1 December 2017
No explanation has been offered as to why the LA Weekly's reporters and editors were...
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Racist Graffiti Hoax Causes Outrage at Kansas State University An African-American man painted racist language on his car as a Halloween prank that law...
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Multiple People Killed in Manhattan Terror Attack
  • 31 October 2017
Police shot and wounded the driver, who is in custody.
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American Indian Movement Co-Founder Dennis Banks Dies at 80 Banks was one of the leaders of the Wounded Knee occupation in 1973.
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