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'Bonkers conspiracy theory': Dale on Trump attack

CNN's Daniel Dale fact-checks President Trump's baseless allegations of election fraud, in light of Trump's recent attacks on Dominion Voting Systems, an election technology company that supplies software to many local governments.

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Don Lemon wonders how 'awful' comment helps Trump

CNN's Don Lemon is left baffled after President Trump pushed a baseless conspiracy theory at one of his rallies in Michigan, claiming that "our doctors get more money if somebody dies from Covid."

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How a Covid-19 origin theory backed by Bannon unraveled

It was a blockbuster story. A respected Chinese virologist appeared on Tucker Carlson's show on Fox News in mid-September to share the results of her just-completed report. The conclusion: The novel coronavirus that causes Covid-19 was likely engineered in a Chinese lab. On Carlson's show, she claimed it was intentionally released into the world.

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Opinion: What to do about Crazy Uncle Trump

In last week's NBC town hall with President Donald Trump, moderator Savannah Guthrie tried to tell Trump that he's not supposed to be "like someone's crazy uncle." (She made this comment as Trump defended disseminating a conspiracy theory.) We all know the character she was referring to: the unfiltered family member who will say anything to get a rise out of others with no regard for factuality. Ever since, Trump has been acting like he considered Guthrie's quip a challenge, careening around the country saying things you would indeed expect to hear from a crazy uncle.

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QAnon has hijacked this real organization's name

You might see people sharing the hashtag #SavetheChildren on social media. But much of this online activity has nothing to do with the respected and real Save the Children charity. Its name has been hijacked by followers of the QAnon conspiracy theory.

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At 32, this man spent two years entrenched in the world of a virtual cult. Until one day, he wasn't.

One day in June 2019, Jitarth Jadeja went outside to smoke a cigarette. For two years he'd been in the virtual cult of QAnon. But now he'd watched a YouTube video that picked apart the last element of the theory he believed in. Standing there smoking, he would say later, he felt "shattered." He had gone down the QAnon rabbit hole; now, having emerged from it, he had no idea what to do next.

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