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Fake news stories emerged with jarring force during the 2016 presidential campaign, and in a dangerous episode this weekend the potency of this deceptive new way of packaging and spreading conspiracy theories showed its continued influence.
Stephen Moore, an economic adviser to Donald Trump, defended the President-elect's recent call with the president of Taiwan, saying in a local radio interview that he didn't care if it upset China.
In speaking on the telephone with Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-wen and lashing out at China on Twitter over the weekend, President-elect Donald Trump did more than bewilder leaders in Beijing and the White House.
Michigan will become the second state to conduct a recount of ballot casts during the 2016 presidential election.
A talent agency turned Asher Nash down because of his Down syndrome, but after his story went viral OshKosh took notice
A fake news story about Hillary Clinton led to an armed confrontation at a pizza joint. CNN's Brian Stelter examines how and why the conspiracy theory known as "pizzagate" took root.
A 2005 deposition in which Bill Cosby admits to extramarital affairs and giving other women drugs with their consent so they'd have sex with him can be used by attorneys in a criminal case against him, a judge ruled Monday.
When former Vice President Al Gore emerged from his meeting with President-elect Donald Trump, he made sure to tell reporters that he met with Ivanka Trump first but spent "the bulk of the time" with her father.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe announced on Monday he would visit Pearl Harbor in late December with US President Barack Obama, just over 75 years after Japan's attack in 1941.
Ivanka Trump and her husband, Jared Kushner, are house hunting in Washington as they look to move from New York City to D.C., CNN has learned.
Bana Alabed, a 7-year-old Syrian girl who has captured the world's attention with heartbreaking Twitter posts about the bombing of her native Aleppo, posted a message Monday asking people to pray for her and saying goodbye.
President-elect Donald Trump met on Monday with Al Gore -- one of the most vocal advocates of fighting climate change.
Walter Scott's mother, Judy Scott, preached a powerful message to the crowed after a judge declared a mistrial in the murder trial against South Carolina officer Michael Slager, who fatally shot Walter Scott in 2015.
Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Microsoft are teaming up with the European Union to crack down on online hate speech
Dr. Ben Carson will be nominated as the next secretary of the Department of Housing and Urban Development, the Trump transition team announced Monday.