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EXPLAINER: How much misinformation is kicking around?

They go together all too closely these days: momentous events — and bad information that tells an inaccurate story about how they're happening. The two days since Election Day, predictably, demonstrat...

EXPLAINER: Looking at Election Day misinformation

WASHINGTON (AP) — One key concern about Election Day 2020 in the United States: misinformation, disinformation, and how they could affect the way Americans vote. Here's a look at what's been seen so f...

Virus-afflicted 2020 looks like 1918 despite science's march

WASHINGTON (AP) — Despite a century's progress in science, 2020 is looking a lot like 1918. In the years between two lethal pandemics, one the misnamed Spanish flu, the other COVID-...

AP to enhance fact checks with $245,000 from Knight

NEW YORK (AP) — The Associated Press is joining with the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation to expand its fact-checking efforts and ability to debunk misinformation. Knight is gr...