(Photo by Mostafa Bassim/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images)Disinformation surrounding the 2021 Capitol insurrection has resurfaced in recent days following hearings of the House Select Committee to Investigate the January 6th Attack on the United States
New Jersey Rep. Mikie Sherrill made the assertion on a Facebook Live broadcast and has asked "certain agencies" to investigate her claim.
A California doctor who is a leading figure in the anti-vaccine movement was sentenced to two months in prison for storming the U.S. Capitol, where she delivered speeches to rioters during the mob's attack.
A California physician who has been at the forefront of COVID-related disinformation was sentenced to 60 days in prison for taking part in the January 2021 attack on the U.S. Capitol. According to CNN, Dr. Simone Gold was also ordered to pay a $9,500 f
Does a video show U.S. Capitol Police just opening the gates for rioters on January 6, 2021, so they could attack the Capitol? No, that's not true: Marcus DiPaola, the freelance journalist who shot the video, told Newsweek in a January 7,
We looked at the context behind a meme that showed two messages purportedly tweeted by Trump on the day of the Capitol riot.
“Bennie Thompson actively cheer-led riots in the ’90s.”
After the June 11 2022 arrests of 31 Patriot Front extremists in a U-Haul near a Coeur d’Alene, Idaho Pride event, the far right began its usual “false flag” claims on social media, this time with rumors that the members of Patriot Fr
Authorities arrested 31 members of the white supremacist group Patriot Front near an Idaho pride event after they were found packed into the back of a U-Haul truck with riot gear.
The House panel investigating the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol laid the blame firmly on Donald Trump.
Ryan Kelley, 40, was arrested in western Michigan and awaits a court hearing in Grand Rapids, FBI spokeswoman Mara Schneider said.
Federal prosecutors allege the group coordinated an attack on the U.S. Capitol to stop Congress from certifying President Joe Biden’s 2020 electoral victory.
Anti-abortion campaigners have participated in both violent and non-violent protests since Roe v. Wade was ruled.
Vangelis, the Greek electronic composer who wrote the unforgettable Academy Award-winning score for the film “Chariots of Fire” and music for dozens of other movies, documentaries and TV series, has died at 79.
Did a NATO Patriot missile attack hit Russian troops near the Ukraine border? No, that's not true: A NATO official confirmed there was not any kind of NATO attack on Russian troops in late April 2022. The Patriot is used by more than 17 n
A federal jury on Monday convicted a New York Police Department veteran of assaulting an officer during the U.S. Capitol riot, rejecting his claim that he was defending himself when he tackled the officer and grabbed his gas mask.
Did Donald Trump issue a statement on his "Save America" letterhead that encouraged "all the Great MAGA Patriots" to boycott the midterm elections in November? No, that's not true: According to Trump's chief spokeswoman, that April 27, 20
Jurors have heard — and rejected — an array of excuses and arguments from the first rioters to be tried for storming the U.S. Capitol.
An Ohio man who claimed he was only “following presidential orders” from Donald Trump when he stormed the U.S. Capitol was convicted by a jury that took less than three hours to reject his novel defense.
A Texas man was convicted of storming the U.S. Capitol with a holstered handgun, a milestone victory for federal prosecutors in the first trial among hundreds of cases arising from last year’s riot.
The leader of the far-right Proud Boys extremist group was arrested on a conspiracy charge for his suspected role in a coordinated attack on the U.S. Capitol.
The image of Adam Johnson smiling and waving as he carried Pelosi's podium went viral after the pro-Trump mob's attack on Jan. 6, 2021.
A Seattle man who punched two police officers during last year's riot at the U.S. Capitol was sentenced to six months imprisonment on Thursday.
From court cases involving the so-called "QAnon Shaman" to "Zip-tie guy," we obtained and analyzed federal documents for this breakdown.
The Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the U.S. Capitol was the culmination of months of false claims about election fraud, including a litany recited by then-President Donald Trump in a speech shortly before a mob stormed the building, temporarily halting the co
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Right-wing politicians and commentators sought to play down a "Patriot Front" demonstration on the National Mall, in December 2021.
At least one candidate for Congress faces federal charges for actions on Jan. 6. But others have not been charged, and have claimed varying levels of involvement.
Jacob Chansley, the spear-carrying Jan. 6 rioter whose horned fur hat, bare chest and face paint made him one of the more recognizable figures in the assault on the Capitol, was sentenced to 41 months in prison.
A "bombshell" report about Ray Epps shows that the FBI was involved in inciting the Jan. 6 riot.
Kyle Rittenhouse’s mother “drove him across state lines and dropped him off in the middle of a riot armed with an assault rifle” in Kenosha.
Scott Fairlamb, 44, was the first person to be sentenced for assaulting a law enforcement officer during the Capitol riot.
Britain's Prince Harry has sharply attacked the failure of social media companies to challenge hate online.
In his controversial and conspiratorial documentary series attempting to rewrite the events of Jan. 6, Fox News host Tucker Carlson described the attack on the U.S. Capitol as a false-flag operation contrived to frame, trap and “purge” Trum
Prosecutors sought incarceration for Jennifer Leigh Ryan of Frisco, Texas, saying she has shown a lack of candor and remorse for her actions.
Tucker Carlson's "Patriot Purge" miniseries uses deceptive tactics and false statements to rewrite history.
In a tweet on Oct. 24, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez referred to the Capitol riot on Jan. 6 as “a terror attack,” which she said resulted in “almost 10 dead.” She called for “any member of Congress who helped plot” i
A U.S. Capitol Police officer has been indicted on obstruction of justice charges after prosecutors say he helped to hide evidence of a rioter's involvement in the Jan. 6 insurrection.
Brady rallied the Tampa Bay Buccaneers to a 19-17 victory over the Patriots on a rainy Sunday night, with Ryan Succop hitting the winning 48-yard field goal late in the fourth quarter.
A data scientist who was revealed as the Facebook whistleblower says that whenever there was a conflict between the public good and what benefited the company, the social media giant would choose its own interests.