Only one candidate guessed correctly.
An Instagram video with more than 600,000 views claims pandemics recur like clockwork once a century. This is false; the clip has incorrectly dated some of the widespread infectious disease outbreaks, and medical historians say it ignores many others w
Did Pepsi sell more products than Coca-Cola during the April, 2021 boycott declared by conservatives to punish the company for criticizing Georgia's new voting restrictions? Did Delta cancel 100 flights because of the boycotts? No, that's
This venerable lake sturgeon could well have been born during the presidency of Warren G. Harding.
A 240-pound sturgeon that could be more than 100 years old was caught in the Detroit River by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
In the first 100 days, new presidents try to turn campaign promises into quick legislative victories, defuse lingering crises, set themselves apart from their predecessor, and set a leadership tone for the next four years — all while avoiding blunder
Saed Ismail Amiri, 38, of Granite Bay, entered a plea in Los Angeles federal court to one count of wire fraud, the U.S. attorney's office said in a statement.
The Biden era has offered a return to a more typical pattern — one that features frequent spin and obfuscation or exaggeration. He devotes little time to social media and rarely faces reporters or speaks off the cuff.
Biden has delivered on a number of his biggest campaign pledges focused on climate change and the economy as well, but some issues have proved to be tougher for the administration.
An April 13 2021 Facebook screenshot of a tweet was part of disordered discourse surrounding a “pause” by the Biden administration of the Johnson & Johnson shot for COVID-19. As conspiracy theories about and disinformation about the eff
In 2019 Full Fact, Africa Check and Chequeado received a $2m grant from Google.org supporting work to build a new AI tool to fight bad information. We’re pleased to be able to share some of the results from this ongoing partnership. Our experienc
President Biden's comments on unemployment insurance figures made in his press conference are correct.
Whew, now here's some good cosmic news: NASA has given Earth the all clear for the next century from a particularly menacing asteroid.
On March 23 2021, right-wing websites started pushing claims that Black Lives Matter protesters had “trapped” more than a hundred grocery shoppers inside a Rochester, New York Wegman’s supermarket: BREAKING: BLM Protesters Mob Stor
With the nation now administering about 2.5 million shots per day, Biden teased the possibility of setting a 200 million dose goal by his 100th day in office.
Did PepsiCo give $100 million to BLM? No, that's not true: False rumors that circulated in summer 2020 and were debunked at that time resurfaced in March 2021. In summer 2020 several large corporations pledged large sums of money to racia
This "100th anniversary" scam is about 45 years early.
VAERS records illness or death after the vaccine but cannot verify the cause of death.
Thousands have hunkered down outside New Delhi’s borders since late November to voice their anger against three laws passed by Parliament last year.
Mumbai Police Commissioner Param Bir Singh clarified that the fine for not wearing is a mask is Rs 200 in Mumbai.
People want White House greetings on all kinds of occasions.
The data furnished by the National Commission for Women (NCW) in April 2020 shows an almost 100% rise in domestic violence cases during the lockdown.
As retail traders drove GameStop ($GME) to stratospheric heights on January 26 and 27 2021, chatter on ticker-centric sites spiked in volume; several social stock platforms displayed a purported tweet attributed to entrepreneur Elon Musk referencing $
The RBI has clarified that the media reports on withdrawal of the old series of ₹100, ₹10 & ₹5 banknotes from circulation are incorrect.
Protesters demonstrated in dozens of cities across Russia to demand the release of opposition leader Alexei Navalny.
Sally Ride is most remembered for being the first American woman to go to space, breaking boundaries and stereotypes with her diligence and intelligence. But according to a now-viral YouTube video, her journey to space also included …100 tamp
A January 19 2021 Facebook screenshot of a January 13 2021 tweet about Mr. Clean Magic Erasers proved hugely popular, advising social media users fond of the product that generic versions were much less expensive and just as effective: Things that I
Online flailing in support of outgoing United States President Donald Trump was accompanied by yet another go-round for a meme proclaiming — falsely — that Trump would be fulfilling the mission of the anti-Semitic conspiracy theory known a
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https://www.snopes.com/fact-check/100k-for-600-stimulus-checks/ On Dec. 21 2020, the U.S. Senate passed
Members of Congress make $174,000 per year.
Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar said in a statement that the latest deal can give people confidence “that we will have enough supply to vaccinate every American who wants it by June 2021.”
Even half that amount would have been more than enough for two weeks aboard the International Space Station.
Did a meme correctly cite Virginia voter turnout numbers exceeding 100% in several counties and did these numbers appear as "voter turnout" data in a Judicial Watch report? No, that's not true: the meme falsely presents Judicial Watch's v
If you save a quarter a day will you end up with $9,100.25 after a year? No, that's not true: If you save a quarter a day for a year you will end up with $91.25. Saving 25 cents a day, multiplied by 365 days in a non-leap year, yields $91
Sometimes election officials unintentionally enter results of one candidate at a time, rather than entering into all candidates together.
States with over 100% eligible voter registration is not unusual as many do not regularly update their voter rolls. This does not lead to voter fraud.
A quickly corrected clerical error was exploited to further yet another false claim about voter fraud after the 2020 election.
As social media users quickly shared election updates, some erroneous takes went viral.