Facebook Ran Russian Ads on The Root’s Page, but It Didn’t Work. Here’s What They Should’ve Tried

News outlets have reported that Russian operatives, in an apparent attempt to sway voters toward Donald Trump, bought social media ads targeted toward certain groups of people. This week, Facebook revealed to our parent company, Fusion Media, that Russia-related content ran on two of our sites: Splinter (formerly…

George Papadopoulos, Former Trump Campaign Aide, Pleads Guilty to Lying to FBI During Russia Investigation

Another one bites the dust. More specifically, Trump campaign foreign policy adviser George Papadopolous is actually just taking the L, apparently, and has pleaded guilty to making false statements to FBI agents during their investigation into possible Russian interference in the U.S. 2016 presidential elections.

Jeff Sessions Recuses Himself From Russia Inquiry in Press Conference That Displays His Lawyer Double-Talk Skills

On Wednesday night it was revealed that Jeff Sessions had contact with the Russian ambassador to the United States during Donald Trump’s presidential campaign, a fact that Sessions denied during his Senate confirmation hearing for the position of U.S. attorney general. On Thursday, Sessions announced that he would…