Conspiracy Theories

Sports
On Thursday, Twitter blew up with a conspiracy theory that the Houston Astros second baseman wore an electronic device during games to tip himself off to incoming pitches.
Politics
“They said, ‘Thanks, but no thanks,’” an adviser said of the White House's response.
U.S. News
Cynthia Abcug got caught up in the conspiracy theory and stopped going to therapy, her daughter told authorities in Colorado.
Politics
Charles Payne joked that the Canadian Broadcasting Co. must have had "Trump derangement syndrome" in 2014 when it cut the future president from the film.
Politics
A White House official is reportedly claiming the former first lady and secretary of state "purposely lost the 2016 election with the aid of Russian hacking."
U.S. News
Comet Ping Pong, a D.C. pizza place, has been targeted in the “Pizzagate” right-wing conspiracy theory.
Media
CNN's chief legal analyst revealed the main takeaway of the Justice Department inspector general's report.
Politics
The senator and staunch Trump defender says he's "1,000% confident" Russia, not Ukraine, meddled in the 2016 U.S. election.
U.S. News
The CNN host blasted Texas Republican Randy Weber with a fact-check straight to his face.
Media
It's all about sowing doubt about the president's dealings with Ukraine, said the CNN host.
Comedy
The “Late Night” host roasted the president over his latest bonkers claim.
Politics
The nearly hourlong phone call on the president's favorite morning show devolved into a soliloquy.
Politics
She compared the attacks against the Jewish billionaire philanthropist to a notorious anti-Semitic pamphlet published in the early 1900s.
Politics
The former National Security Council official challenged theories that Ukraine, not Russia, meddled in 2016 election
Politics
Kurt Volker said he has known former Vice President Joe Biden as an honorable man for decades while rebuffing debunked corruption allegations.
Politics
“Christmas ornaments, drywall and [Jeffrey] Epstein ― name three things that don’t hang themselves,” Sen. John Kennedy said in a Judiciary Committee hearing.
Politics
Critics said the White House has no cogent response to the hearings because all the facts line up against Trump.
Politics
Gov. Matt Bevin, who lost a close election last week, waded deep into the fever swamps to amplify baseless claims of voter fraud.
World News
Disinformation can bleed into the real world in violent ways. It happened in the French city of Bayonne.
Politics
A new campaign email from the Hawaii representative dovetails with her past conspiracy theories and fear-mongering.