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India Shut Down Kashmir’s Internet Access. Now, ‘We Cannot Do Anything.’

MUMBAI, India — Masroor Nazir, a pharmacist in Kashmir’s biggest city, Srinagar, has some advice for…

Drinking Bleach Won’t Cure Cancer or Anything Else, F.D.A. Says

The Food and Drug Administration was dragged into the online world of medical misinformation this week,…

In Epstein Tweets, Trump Revisits a Favored Conspiracy Genre: Murder

President Trump has long used his fame and platform to amplify conspiracy theories and undermine his…

In Russia, Days of Fake News and Real Radiation After Deadly Explosion

MOSCOW — In online posts and calls to local officials, Russians on Monday expressed anger that…

How YouTube Radicalized Brazil

NITERÓI, Brazil — When Matheus Dominguez was 16, YouTube recommended a video that changed his life.…

The Global Machine Behind the Rise of Far-Right Nationalism

RINKEBY, Sweden — Johnny Castillo, a Peruvian-born neighborhood watchman in this district of Stockholm, still puzzles…

How We Fact-Check in an Age of Misinformation

In an effort to shed more light on how we work, The Times is running a…

Facebook Love Scams: Who’s Really Behind That Friend Request?

Episode 7: ‘Connecting the World’ Producer/Director Rolake Bamgbose A lonely Florida woman established a Facebook romance…

Mueller’s Skepticism of Trump’s Truthfulness Heightens Impeachment Debate

WASHINGTON — In late summer 2016, after WikiLeaks had published its first tranche of stolen Democratic…

Ad Tool Facebook Built to Fight Disinformation Doesn’t Work as Advertised

Faced with a rising backlash over the spread of disinformation in the aftermath of the 2016…

Europe Built a System to Fight Russian Meddling. It’s Struggling.

BRUSSELS — The European Union launched an ambitious effort earlier this year to combat election interference:…

The 2020 Smear Campaign Is Underway

Hi. Welcome to On Politics, your guide to the day in national politics. I’m Lisa Lerer,…

Trump Consultant Is Trolling Democrats With Biden Site That Isn’t Biden’s

AUSTIN, Tex. — For much of the last three months, the most popular Joseph R. Biden…

Donald Trump Jr. Shares, Then Deletes, a Tweet Questioning Kamala Harris’s Race

WASHINGTON — Donald Trump Jr., the president’s eldest son, shared a tweet from a far-right supporter…

Russia Sought to Use Social Media to Influence E.U. Vote, Report Finds

LONDON — The European authorities on Friday blamed Russia for a misinformation campaign designed to depress…