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After failing to pin recent train derailments on Russia—conspiracy theorists shift to blaming China

It's the second Ohio trainwreck in weeks.

On Mar 6, 2023 by Claire Goforth

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Conspiracy theorists think the government is deploying false flag trains to poison their towns

Conspiracy theorists are now pointing the finger at trains that haven't even crashed with suspicion.

On Feb 28, 2023 by Mikael Thalen

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Conspiracy theorists think a plane crash killing 5 scientists was orchestrated to halt investigation into toxic train derailment

The passengers were headed to an unrelated investigation at a metals plant 70 miles from the derailment.

On Feb 23, 2023 by Mikael Thalen

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Claims of acid rain from toxic train derailment are going viral—but there’s reason to be skeptical

'It smelled TERRIBLE outside last night & I have never seen any sort of orange/white powders on my car after a storm.'

On Feb 22, 2023 by Jacob Seitz

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‘We are STRUGGLING’: Ohio residents attribute headaches, nausea to toxins from East Palestine train derailment

‘My head feels full of pressure.’

On Feb 21, 2023 by Tricia Crimmins

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‘They’re at war with us’: A free ID program for senior citizens puts East Palestine firefighters in crosshairs of train derailment conspiracy theorists

The Fire Chief who first advocated for the program shot down conspiratorial claims.

On Feb 20, 2023 by Mikael Thalen

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‘Globalists want US DEAD’: Conspiracy theorists believe Ohio trainwreck was part of a plot against the nation’s food supply

There is some reason to blame the government—just not what they think.

On Feb 13, 2023 by Claire Goforth

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Southwest’s history of lobbying against high-speed rail surfaces in wake of flight cancellation fiasco

'Nearly every flight that’s three hours or less is a transportation policy failure.'

On Dec 28, 2022 by Jacob Seitz

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‘We’re all afraid’: Women are feeling increasingly unsafe on NYC’s public transit

'The subway has been so scary lately.'

On Jun 10, 2022 by Kathleen Wong

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‘Ohhhhhhhh so this is where all the money is’: Intern exposes Senate’s ‘secret’ train on TikTok—an viewers are disgusted by how lavish it seems

'Oh I found my taxes.'

On Apr 8, 2022 by Jacob Seitz

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‘Please find him’: Man kicks woman down escalator in viral video

He was later identified and arrested.

On Sep 18, 2021 by Landis Wiedner

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Watch this train block the ‘Hogwarts Express’ for dozens of ‘Harry Potter’ fans

It's peak 2020 energy.

On Sep 29, 2020 by Siobhan Ball

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Racist ‘Light Rail Karen’ has a wild episode on an Arizona commuter train

'You're spitting everywhere, and you've got blood coming out of your mouth.'

On Sep 22, 2020 by Kahron Spearman

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Karen gets into fight with elderly man after saving train seat for her pet hamster

'Did your pet buy a ticket?'

On Sep 10, 2020 by Onaje McDowelle

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Woman sings on train like no one is watching —but someone was watching


On Mar 13, 2018 by David Britton