An appeals court on Friday reinstated a lawsuit from the parents of slain Democratic National Committee staffer Seth Rich against Fox News, who exploited Rich’s 2016 murder and promulgated right-wing conspiracy theories about it.

Rich’s parents sued the network after it published unverified claims in 2017 that linked Rich to Democratic National Committee emails leaked by WikiLeaks during the 2016 presidential election.

A lower-court judge threw out the lawsuit last year

 

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