Increasingly allied, the American far right and members of the Chinese diaspora tapped into social media to give a Hong Kong researcher a vast audience for peddling unsubstantiated pandemic claims.
Mr. Bannon, the former adviser to President Trump, said the heads of the F.B.I. director and Dr. Anthony Fauci should be put on pikes, leading Twitter to ban one of his accounts.
Inside the White House’s secret, last-ditch effort to change the narrative, and the election — and the return of the media gatekeepers.
Some reporters withheld their bylines and questioned the credibility of an article that made the tabloid’s front page on Wednesday.
Joe Biden’s campaign rejected assertions made in a published report that were based on unverified material from Trump allies. Facebook and Twitter found the story dubious enough to limit access to it on their platform.
Documents found in email accounts will be used to help link the president’s former aide to a fraudulent scheme to build a border wall, the government said.
The president, his company and some of his associates have long been the focus of investigations overseen by officials in New York.
The president heads into the Republican National Convention after a string of bad news, including the arrest of a former top aide and a damning reminder of Russia’s interference in the last election.
The former Trump adviser has been charged with fraud, but the hosts seemed almost as interested in his current look. Seth Meyers called him a “baked-potato Fabio.”
Since leaving the Trump administration, the former senior adviser was caught up in federal investigations and lost command of the far-right arena he once ruled.
The big idea to build a wall on the southern border looks like a big con.
In the MAGA movement, you’re either a predator or a mark.
Mr. Bannon and three others are accused in a scheme to use funds raised for construction to pay for personal expenses.
The criminal charges were the latest twist for We Build the Wall, which had drawn praise from top Homeland Security officials while causing controversy over its construction methods.
The online fundraising effort raised $25 million, officials said.
Trump is “flooding the zone.” It’s a form of modern censorship.
The party looks brain-dead at every spot Trump touches. But off in the corners, there’s a lot of intellectual ferment.
A battle involving Michael Pack and a U.S.-funded tech group revolves around software from Falun Gong, the secretive, anti-Beijing spiritual movement with pro-Trump elements.
The moves by Michael Pack, a Trump administration appointee, raised concerns that the news organizations would become partisan.
Over 280 million people a week depend on the V.O.A. for news. Its independence is why it is so trusted.
Amanda Bennett and Sandra Sugawara told Voice of America employees that they had offered their resignations to Michael Pack, a conservative activist pushed by President Trump.
Two scholars coined the term millennial and developed a fan base for their grim theories. Now, the surviving one sees a generational realignment happening in American politics that does not bode well for Republicans.
President Trump sees arms deals as jobs generators for firms like Raytheon, which has made billions in sales to the Saudi coalition. The Obama administration initially backed the Saudis too, but later regretted it as thousands died.
A key Senate committee has scheduled a vote on the long-stalled nomination of Michael Pack, an ally of Stephen K. Bannon, to run the agency in charge of the Voice of America. Employees are worried.
With his new book, “In Deep,” David Rohde argues that there is no “deep state,” but that Donald Trump may be creating one of his own.
But his announcement that he would freeze the U.S.’s contributions to the organization in the middle of a pandemic was denounced by Democrats as well as the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.