Richard Shelby

Robocalls, bogus news as Alabama Senate race hits final day

Alabama's U.S. Senate campaign entered its last day Monday with the candidates making final appeals for votes and a war of robocalls between President Donald Trump and former President Barack Obama. There was a flurry of bogus news as well.

Trump recorded a call touting Republican Roy Moore, accused by several women of sexual misconduct, and saying Republicans needed his vote in the Senate. Obama and former Vice President Joe Biden are supporting Democrat Doug Jones, seeking to break the GOP's lock on statewide office in Alabama.

With polls opening Tuesday, a flurry of bogus news stories has appeared on social media spreading misinformation about the race. One website...