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A worker passes a Dominion Voting Systems ballot scanner during Georgia's runoff Senate elections in January in Gwinnett County outside Atlanta. Former President Donald Trump and his allies spread falsehoods about the company's role in the 2020 election, leading to a slew of defamation lawsuits. Ben Gray/AP

Newsmax Issues Retraction, Settles With Dominion Employee Over False Election Fraud Stories

The far-right media outlet Newsmax, which amplified former President Donald Trump’s false allegations of election rigging and widespread voter fraud, said on Friday there is no evidence that Dominion Voting Systems and one of its top employees, Eric Coomer, manipulated election results in 2020. Continue Reading Newsmax Issues Retraction, Settles With Dominion Employee Over False Election Fraud Stories

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Astronaut Michael Collins, studies flight plan during simulation training at the Kennedy Space Center prior to the scheduled Apollo 11 mission. Bettmann Archive/Getty Images

‘Forgotten Astronaut’ Michael Collins, Who Steered Apollo 11 Into History, Dies At Age 90

An astronaut who flew on one of the most famous space missions of all time has died. Michael Collins, 90, was part of the three-member crew on Apollo 11, the first lunar landing mission in 1969. Unlike Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin, he never walked on the moon. Collins stayed behind and piloted the command module as it circled above. Because of that, Collins is often called the ‘forgotten astronaut’. Continue Reading ‘Forgotten Astronaut’ Michael Collins, Who Steered Apollo 11 Into History, Dies At Age 90

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News headlines on the impeachment trial of Donald Trump are displayed outside Fox headquarters in February in New York City. Spencer Platt/Getty Images

Fox News Again Urges N.Y. Court To Dismiss Smartmatic’s $2.7 Billon Lawsuit

Fox News says a New York court should dismiss Smartmatic’s $2.7 billon lawsuit against the cable TV network and some of its hosts, saying its coverage of bogus election-fraud claims is protected by the First Amendment. Fox also says the voting technology company hasn’t backed up its allegations of “actual malice” related to its defamation claims. Continue Reading Fox News Again Urges N.Y. Court To Dismiss Smartmatic’s $2.7 Billon Lawsuit

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