A group holds signs rallying in support of the “Save the Children” movement, calling for an end to child trafficking Sept. 26, 2020, in Morris, Ill. Conversations about “Save the Children” have spiked on social media in recent months and some supporters have taken to city and suburban streets across the U.S. to promote their new cause. Their catchphrase was first made popular online by conspiracy theorists promoting QAnon. (AP Photo/Amanda Seitz)
QAnon’s ‘Save the Children’ Morphs into Popular Slogan
  • 28 October 2020
The “Save the Children” effort emerged earlier this year as a splinter movement from QAnon,...
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Was Sen. Chuck Schumer a Client of ‘Hollywood Madam’ Heidi Fleiss?
  • 24 January 2019
8chan and #QAnon trolls worked diligently to push this smear campaign into the mainstream.
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Did a Planned Congressional Delegation to Afghanistan Include 93 Family Members?
  • 22 January 2019
Conspiracy theorists provided no evidence for claims that Congressional Democrats and their relatives were part...
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The Roots of ‘Pedophile Ring’ Conspiracy Theories
  • 2 September 2018
These types of stories aren't new, but they don't seem to be going away.
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Does This Photograph Show John McCain with Osama bin Laden?
  • 27 August 2018
A doctored photograph purportedly showing John McCain posing with terrorist Osama Bin Laden was widely...
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Was a ‘My Little Pony’ Animator Arrested for Possession of Child Pornography Part of ‘#PedoGate’?
  • 14 August 2018
An animator for the children's cartoon has been sentenced to prison for possessing child pornography,...
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Billboards Promoting 4Chan Conspiracy Theory ‘QAnon’ Pop Up Across America
  • 29 June 2018
Billboards next to Georgia and Oklahoma highways reference a farcical and ill-defined "Deep State" conspiracy...
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Did Canada’s Prime Minister Say Canadians Don’t Need American Farmers Because ‘We Have Grocery Stores’?
  • 22 June 2018
Hyperpartisan social media pages and bots used yet another fake quote in order to attempt...
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Was a Russian Nuclear Executive Killed in a Plane Crash to Cover Up Clinton Corruption?
  • 12 February 2018
Conspiracy theorists falsely linked a deadly Moscow plane crash to Uranium One, a debunked Hillary...
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