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Even If It's 'Bonkers,' Poll Finds Many Believe QAnon And Other Conspiracy Theories

Misinformation about the election and the coronavirus is also gaining a foothold in American society, according to a new NPR/Ipsos poll.

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In 2020, Protests Spread Across The Globe With A Similar Message: Black Lives Matter

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Even If It's 'Bonkers,' Poll Finds Many Believe QAnon And Other Conspiracy Theories

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Farmers Got A Government Bailout In 2020, Even Those Who Didn't Need It

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Why Biden's National Security Adviser Plans To Focus On The U.S. Middle Class

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