Conspiracy theories fixate on a very simple story which acts as a fable for an overarching worldview, explains Philip Seargeant, a senior lecturer in applied linguistics at The Open University.
The president said FBI Director Christopher Wray would "never be able to fix" the agency following his response to the Inspector General's report released yesterday.
Suffa made the declaration about Epstein while accepting an award with his Hilltop Hoods bandmates at the ARIA Music Awards in Sydney, Australia.
Citing "Climategate" as a reason to avoid action on climate change has become a simple "tell": Those who do it are acting in bad faith.
The documents were turned over "in an envelope marked 'White House'" and contained "folders labeled 'Trump Hotel,'" according to three top Democrats.
A self-described "vigilante hero of justice" was arrested after allegedly attacking a Catholic Church with a crowbar while levelling baseless "human trafficking" claims at the church.
Maybe all the Beatles died in the 1960s and were replaced by actors. Maybe the band was created by the Illuminati. Here's a look at the craziest rumors.
Psychology can help to cast light on why people on both sides of the political spectrum hold different views on climate change.
"Their plan and their plot to remake America is to bring in the illegals," Pirro said, "change the way the voting occurs in this country, give them licenses, they get to vote maybe once, maybe twice, maybe three times."
For more than 25 years, the "conspiracy" has maintained the city of some 340,000 people is actually a hoax put on by the CIA, the Mossad or aliens at the local university.
The autopsy of disgraced financier Jeffrey Epstein reportedly found a broken neck bone that can fracture during homicides by strangulation.
A pro-Trump comedian is getting death threats after Trump retweeted him. He also said on social media that "Facebook is fact-checking his jokes."
Marina Joyce was last seen July 31; in 2016, she was the subject of conspiracy theories after appearing in a video with bruises, whispering "Help Me."
NASA officials have said that the plane was flying as part of a mission to study the effects of fire smoke on air quality.
"The advent of the Internet and social media has enabled promoters of conspiracy theories to produce and share greater volumes of material via online platforms," the FBI assessed in a new report.
Scientists know the bacterium that causes Lyme disease has been out in the wild since long before any biological weapons research could have focused on it. And that's just for starters.
"You've got to remember, what is abortion? The sacrificing of kids," said "firefighter prophet" Mark Taylor. "Abortion is the food source for Baal."
The 26-year-old was accused of convincing victims as young as 14 to send him sexually explicit material.
The suspect provided the staffer with his name and phone number, allowing authorities to trace the call.
Alex Jones, who claims victims of school and mass shooting are paid "crisis actors," now streams content via the Roku Channel Store.
Prosecutors say the suspect, 26, was likely experiencing serious mental illness.
Broadcaster NOS published an article describing the billionaire as "the Jew Soros" and noting his influence in U.S. politics.
"The X-Files" couldn't have imagined the conspiracy theories of 2018, but looking back on 25 years reveals some surprising things the series got right.
Only a minority of Russians regard LGBT activists as people who "do not pursue destructive goals," according to the survey.