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.
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,
Within hours of the attacks, misinformation emerged online. It would be the start of a two-decade expansion and elevation of internet conspiracy theories.
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
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
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
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.
The Biden Administration had originally wanted to remove the troops by May 1, 2021.
Were the mass shootings in spas and massage parlors in Atlanta, and at a grocery store in Boulder and the September 11, 2001, attacks carried out under "false flags" so that the government could pass gun control legislation and invade Afg
Just when the U.S. appears on the verge of rolling out a COVID-19 vaccine, the numbers have become gloomier than ever.
Online mockery of former New York City mayor Rudolph “Rudy” Giuliani continued in late November 2020 with a tweet by a newly-formed parody account that had other users fooled, if only for a moment. The post from “@Rudy_Giuliani_̶
Did Donald Trump wear a 9/11 costume on his head when he arrived in Pennsylvania in 2018 to attend a September 11 memorial service? No, that's not true: This is a doctored photo. The photo of Trump with one of the Twin Towers photoshopped
There is no evidence to suggest that President Trump spent time at ground zero alongside firefighters and police officers after 9/11.
A former Navy Seal, Robert O'Neill, tweeted that it was not a body double and he killed Osama Bin Laden.
Are there images hidden in redesigns of US currency that depict a progressive scene of the attack on the World Trade Center and the collapse of the twin towers on September 11, 2001? No, that's not true: A video purporting to demonstrate
The COVID-19 pandemic has made it harder for a cash-strapped New York City to front the costs of the 9/11 program.
Did Donald Trump pay hundreds of workers to help with search-and-rescue efforts after 9/11? It's unclear, but unlikely: Almost immediately after the attacks, Trump told reporters that he had men helping in the efforts. But we could find n
A federal hearing on a challenge to Georgia’s voting machines was interrupted when someone began posting video and symbols during the live Zoom session, including images from the Sept. 11 attacks, a swastika and pornography.
Americans are commemorating 9/11 with tributes that have been altered by coronavirus precautions and woven into the presidential campaign.
A bill was signed in 2019 ensuring that a fund to compensate victims of the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attacks never runs out of money.
Social media rumors that two memorials in New York were vandalized proved misleading.
The 2001 terror attacks killed 2,753 people in New York City and 2,977 people overall.
The Truth-o-Meter says: False | Mike Pence lacks evidence in claiming Soleimani helped 9/11 terrorists In a series of tweets justifying the U.S. killing of Qassem Soleimani, Vice President Mike Pence said that among the Iranian military leader&rsqu
Vice President Mike Pence tweeted that Iranian Gen. Qasem Soleimani “[a]ssisted in the clandestine travel to Afghanistan” of some of the terrorists who executed the 9/11 terrorist attacks. To support his claim, a spokeswoman referred to a S
This week, CNN’s Jake Tapper looks at claims President Donald Trump made about Osama bin Laden and the Iraq war during his Oct. 27 press conference announcing the death of Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. Trump repeated his false claim
The Truth-o-Meter says: Pants on Fire! | Trump retweets false claim that Ilhan Omar partied on 9/11 anniversary President Donald Trump retweeted a post that falsely claimed U.S. Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., was out partying on the anniversary of the 9
President Trump spread misinformation on Twitter about the elected official.
On September 18 2019, United States President Donald Trump retweeted (archived here) a now-deleted claim that Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minnesota) “partied” on the 18th anniversary of the September 11, 2001 attacks: IIhan Omar, a member of AOC
In 2019, a Mississippi couple welcomed a 9-pound, 11-ounce baby into the world on 9/11, at 9:11 p.m.
Attributing questionable quotes to U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is a preoccupation for some people.
On September 13 2019 a Reddit user shared the following post (“[His] Name is Gary Box”) to r/HumansBeingBros: Is name was Gary Box from HumansBeingBros Above a photograph of a firefighter in a tunnel, an apparent s
Did Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez say that images of the September 11, 2001, terror attacks on the United States "incite violence against women of color." No, that's not true: The New York congresswoman, known in the media as AOC, did tell rep
On September 11 2019 a Facebook user shared an editorial credited to Romanian newspaper columnist Cornel Nistorescu. Alongside a photograph showing black smoke billowing out of the North Tower of the World Trade Center, the post was prefaced with comm