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YouTube Cracks Down on Flat-Earth Videos and Other Conspiracies

YouTube is cracking down on “borderline content and content that could misinform,” the company said in a blog post on Friday morning. The Google-owned video site said it’s tweaking its recommendation algorithm to “reduce” the number of conspiracy videos suggested to users. That includes “videos promoting a phony miracle cure for a serious illness, claiming the earth is flat, or

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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Endorsements Boost Other Left-Wing Democratic Candidates

In the week since her upset primary win, New York Democratic congressional candidate Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has turned to elevating and endorsing like-minded contenders around the country. Cortez’s blessings have proved enormously fruitful so far, especially for insurgent left Democrats facing similarly uphill odds in their primaries against more traditional incumbents. One example where the boost has been apparent is in

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