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Investigators search for evidence outside Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, Wednesday, May 25, 2022. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

How to avoid misinformation as you read about Uvalde and other mass shootings

A state trooper rearranges a barricade outside Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, Wednesday, May 25, 2022. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

Fact-checking misinformation about the Uvalde, Texas, school shooter

The Brazilian Supreme Court (Shutterstock)

In Brazil, Telegram adds measures to block misleading information ahead of elections

A Texas State Police officer walks outside Robb Elementary School following a shooting, Tuesday, May 24, 2022, in Uvalde, Texas. (AP Photo/Dario Lopez-Mills)

No, the Uvalde school shooting wasn’t a false flag

This image made available by NASA was taken by the Mast Camera onboard NASA's Mars rover Curiosity on Sol 3466, May 7, 2022.     (NASA/JPL-Caltech/MSSS via AP)

The Mars ‘doorway’ photo shows a naturally-occurring crevice, not proof of life

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This college ‘nerd’ investigates the Ukraine war from the digital front lines