Pfizer said it will seek U.S. authorization for this age group soon -- a key step toward beginning vaccinations for youngsters.
They say a picture is worth a thousand words.
An online text purports to document a conversation between passenger Todd Beamer and phone operator Lisa Jefferson.
Lawrence Brooks celebrated with a drive-by party at his New Orleans home hosted by the National World War II Museum.
A post on Facebook claims that the BBC reported the collapse of World Trade Center 7 on 11 September 2001, almost half an hour before it happened. The post author uses this apparent error to describe the 9/11 terror attacks as a “scripted,
The document is the first investigative record to be disclosed since President Joe Biden ordered a declassification review of materials that for years have remained out of public view.
Within hours of the attacks, misinformation emerged online. It would be the start of a two-decade expansion and elevation of internet conspiracy theories.
Outside the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, a New Jersey man held up his hand for a camera as he told a local TV reporter about the chaotic scene he’d just witnessed inside the building. His palm was smeared with blood — blood that belonged to Ashli Babb
This fact check includes links to pictures and video footage some people may find disturbing. A post on Facebook wrongly claims that video footage of the 9/11 terror attacks on the World Trade Center in New York City shows that no planes were inv
Did House Speaker Nancy Pelosi jail President Joe Biden for making a joke about 9/11 during his trip? No, that's not true: This didn't happen. It's a clickbait headline that has nothing to do with the subject matter of the recycled Newsma
Sikh entrepreneur Balbir Singh Sodhi was killed at his Arizona gas station four days after the Sept. 11 attacks by a man who declared he was “going to go out and shoot some towel-heads” and mistook him for an Arab Muslim.
Does the mismatch between lunar boot prints and the smooth sole of Neil Armstrong's "space boot" confirm that U.S. astronauts never walked on the moon? No, that's not true: This recirculated hoax is missing context, as Neil Armstrong and
One plane crashed into the North Tower. Another plane crashed into the South Tower.
Across the country, it was 10:03 a.m. and United Flight 93 had just crashed into a Pennsylvania field.
An episode in the series featured interviews with members of a conspiracy theorist group.
In late August 2021, a September 2018 Facebook post recirculated — purportedly a candid image captured at a gym, depicting a firefighter “on the stair climber in full equipment” ascending 110 floors in memory of the firefighters kille
Were 31 U.S. servicemen killed in Afghanistan "yesterday"? No, that's not true: Versions of a post that has circulated since at least 2015 use details of a 2011 attack in which 30 U.S. servicemen and eight Afghans were killed when a U.S.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo faced mounting pressure to resign, including from President Joe Biden and other onetime Democratic allies, after an investigation found he sexually harassed nearly a dozen women and worked to retaliate against one of his accu
In the 1998 film "The Parent Trap," Lindsay Lohan portrayed two identical twin girls who were born on October 11. But that's not all.
German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier said he was “stunned” by the devastation caused by the flooding and pledged support to the families of those killed and to cities and towns facing significant damage.
Does dialing 112 provide a direct link to "state trooper info," and does it apply to all 50 states in North America? No, that's not true: 911 is the official local and nationwide emergency number in the United States, while 112 is a globa
"Oh my God! The whole building collapsed!” one caller said to a dispatcher at the Miami-Dade Police Department.
Does this caption accurately describe the social structure of a wolf pack that happened to be photographed moving single file through the snow? No, that's not true: This is an allegorical caption that uses the image of a wolf pack to deli
Did a Facebook post about the July 2021 protests in Cuba include a picture of said protests? No, that's not true: the image was taken 6,000 miles away, a decade earlier: it shows protests in Egypt in 2011. The claim originated from the ca
Did George W. Bush admit that explosives were used in 9/11? No, that's not true: The claim relies on footage from a 2006 press conference. The video was edited and his comments were misconstrued. Bush was talking about explosives in the c
At least some of the suspects were clad in military-style gear with long guns and pistols, Mason said. He added that they were headed to Maine from Rhode Island for “training.”
Random historical domino effects are often absurd, but also good for making viral content.
Did Israel mint a shekel coin 33 years before the 9/11 attacks that included images of a plane crashing into New York's World Trade Center twin towers? No, that's not true: The image included in a meme implying prior knowledge of the 9/11
The movie was released in 2004 and is set in a fictional city.
Dexter Kruger's 74-year-old son Greg credits his father’s simple Outback lifestyle for his long life.
A video has been shared thousands of times on Facebook with the claim that it shows Boko Haram insurgents hoisting their flag in Niger state, close to Nigeria’s capital Abuja. This is false: the clip, filmed in 2011 during the Libyan Civil War, show
Social media posts and websites claim that US President Joe Biden’s speech to Congress on April 28, 2021 drew 11.6 million viewers, a significant drop from predecessor Donald Trump’s addresses. But Biden’s speech drew an estimated 26.9 million pe
On April 29 2021 (a day after the passing of Apollo 11 Astronaut Michael Collins was reported), historian Michael Beschloss tweeted an interesting image — specifically, a purported United States Customs declaration form filed after the crew of th
A Facebook post by a school board member sparked widespread inaccurate reports.
Collins was part of the three-man Apollo 11 crew that effectively ended the space race between the United States and Russia and fulfilled President John F. Kennedy’s challenge to reach the moon by the end of the 1960s.
We looked at the available information surrounding who made the initial 911 call on April 20, 2021.
As the Japanese government announced it would release treated water from a nuclear plant into the ocean, multiple social media posts shared a purported satellite image of the resulting pollution. But the posts shared the image in a false context. In r
The Biden Administration had originally wanted to remove the troops by May 1, 2021.
Is President Biden's approval rating 11% according to Gallup? No, that's not true: Their most recent polling puts his approval rating at 54%, according to Gallup's website. The claim appeared in a Facebook post (archived here) on April 6,
The world record for the tallest Easter egg officially belongs to Italy. However, it has been broken by a pastry chef in Miramar, Argentina.