Category Archives: border

The border emergency is canceled, but thousands of troops there aren’t scheduled to go home

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One of President Joe Biden’s first actions came Wednesday evening as he put an end to the state of emergency at the U.S.-Mexico border, a declaration by former President Donald Trump that funneled funding and troops to the country’s southern border. But though no more funds will be allocated to cover border barriers and already […]

No, the Chinese are not on the border of Maine — and the dangers of misinformation

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It may seem like an updated version of the 1966 comedy “The Russians Are Coming! The Russians are Coming!” but there is nothing funny about conspiratorial ravings from the Twitterverse that Chinese troops massed along the border with Maine were schwacked in an airstrike. Recent posts from a QAnon-backing Twitter handle with nearly 50,000 followers […]