Damon Weaver was 23 when he died May 1, his sister told the Palm Beach Post.
Rep. Elise Stefanik, a moderate turned Trump loyalist who's given voice to many of his false claims about election fraud, was elected as expected to the No. 3 post that Rep. Liz Cheney held for over two years.
The trial of three former Minneapolis police officers charged with aiding and abetting in the death of George Floyd will be pushed back to March 2022.
A remarkably prescient cartoon, dating back almost a century, resurfaced in 2021, as COVID-19 vaccination efforts intensified.
On May 12 2021, a screenshot of a tweet by former Labor Secretary Robert Reich appeared across platforms amid a larger discussion around employee treatment and pay by corporations. His tweet contained the claim that American taxpayers subsidized $153,0
Is Sony PlayStation "shutting down forever" its PlayStation 3 (PS3) servers on June 3, 2021? No, that's not true: at the time of this writing on May 11, 2021, PlayStation has made no announcement saying that PS3 servers will shut down in
A photo has circulated on social media alongside a claim it shows a group of South Vietnamese people shortly before they were killed by North Vietnamese troops at the end of the Vietnam War in 1975. The claim is false: the original photo, taken in
A shooting at an eastern Idaho middle school injured two students and a custodian, and a male student has been taken into custody.
Due to the COVID-19 crisis, London Mayor Sadiq Khan cut £38 million from the Greater London Authority’s 2020-21 budget.
Did a federal agency document 3,848 deaths due to COVID-19 vaccinations? No, that's not true: The claim exploits the government's rough list of unverified reports collected by the Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System (VAERS). Anyone can
A screenshot of an article claiming “‘How To Hit A Woman So No One Knows’ Was Googled 163 Million Times During 2020” has been widely shared online. One reshare of this headline has been liked more than 200,000 times on Ins
Was the phrase "How To Hit A Woman So No One Knows" Googled 163 million times during 2020 as reported in an article in The Journal of General Psychology and subsequent articles about those findings? No, that's not true: The author of the
The man testified during his trial that he drove to the Kansas City area in April 2014 to kill Jewish people before he died.
“A support beam gave way” just as the train passed over it, Mexico City Mayor Claudia Sheinbaum said.
Just as disinformation against vaccinations resurfaced yet again in 2021, so too did a cartoon warning readers about the dangers it brings. The oddly topical cartoon shows four men — identified as an “anti-vaccinationist,” a “fa
A total of 27 people were transported to hospitals with “a wide variety of injuries" including hypothermia.
A nationwide lockdown has not been imposed. States and UTs have been asked to implement strict containment measures in places seeing a surge in cases.
Three Colorado police officers involved in the rough arrest of a 73-year-old woman with dementia, later seen on video laughing and joking at times about the arrest, have resigned.
A photo has been shared in multiple posts on Instagram and Facebook alongside a claim that the first televised football match was between Arsenal and Everton in 1937. The claim is misleading. The photo was taken after a match between Arsenal and their
The Justice Department brought federal hate crimes charges in the death of Ahmaud Arbery, charging a father and son who armed themselves, chased and fatally shot the 25-year-old Black man after spotting him running in their Georgia neighborhood.
A researcher looking into the trend said the purported findings shocked her.
Congress passed the Real ID Act in 2005 to establish minimum security standards for state-issued driver’s licenses and ID cards following a recommendation from the 9/11 Commission.
The actual figure stands at 52.8 percent, as campaigners accused the E.U. of watering down targets from the proposed 60 percent.
Judith Love Cohen was a tenacious engineer. This fact check is just a tribute.
Indonesia’s navy declared its missing submarine had sunk and cracked open, killing 53 crew members aboard.
The astronauts from the U.S., Japan and France should reach the International Space Station early Saturday morning, following a 23-hour ride in the same Dragon capsule used by SpaceX’s debut crew last May.
Only 32 people hospitalised with Covid after having vaccination Telegraph, 21 April 2021. An article in the Telegraph has claimed that only 32 vaccinated people were hospitalised with Covid-19 in recent months. It also said that “of 74,405 Covid
A suspected short circuit caused a massive fire at the Vijay Vallabh Hospital in Palgarh, Maharashtra, killing at least thirteen COVID-19 patients.
The answer, my friend, is flowing in the vein.
Antron Pippen, the son of Basketball Hall of Famer Scottie Pippen and once a top college prospect, has died.
The sports drink brand settled with California over statements made in a promotional game.
Former Vice President Walter F. Mondale, a liberal icon who lost the most lopsided presidential election after bluntly telling voters to expect a tax increase if he won, died Monday.
The coronavirus outbreak caused as many as 3,000 of the Orlando-based Local 385's 9,000 members, which include Disney performers, to lose their jobs.
Kenosha County Sheriff David Beth said the suspect in the shooting at Somers House Tavern in Kenosha County is still at large, but that he believes the public is not in danger.
Chicago’s police review board released body camera video of a police officer’s fatal shooting of a 13-year-old boy.
LaMarcus Aldridge retired from the NBA after saying he experienced an irregular heartbeat during his final game with the Brooklyn Nets.
The Civilian Office of Police Accountability said that among the materials it will release pertaining to the March 29 shooting death of Adam Toledo will be officer bodycam footage, video captured by a third party, arrest reports and recordings of shots
Have there been over 2,342 fatalities from the COVID-19 vaccine and were Hank Aaron and "Marvelous" Marvin Hagler killed by a vaccine? No, that's not true: There is no evidence of these claims. The Centers for Disease Control and Preventi
Three Georgia police officers were shot and wounded as they pursued two brothers from Alabama in a high-speed chase that ended with one brother shot and killed and the other in custody, authorities said.
A viral Facebook post in April 2021 described a once common, but now widely forgotten American cultural phenomenon.