Did Bill Clinton and Pope Francis call for "urgent depopulation" to save the planet? No, that's not true: The pope and former President Clinton had a public conversation in September 2023 during the Clinton Global Initiative 2023 meeting
Facebook users are sharing the clips as though they are real.
Does a photo of barrels inside the fuselage of a plane show anything strange or is it legitimately unclear what they are for? Nope, these are just water ballast tanks that allow a test plane to be loaded with weight which can be distribut
Did China pass a law formally prohibiting the use of "all iPhones" in the country? No, that's not true: No credible sources reported about the purported piece of legislation; China's officials denied the existence of such a law, and then,
Everyone in the past did terrible, evil things.
Plus: Washington welcomes Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky. Sort of.
Volodymyr Zelensky’s U.S. visit comes as Ukraine notches small victories on the front lines.
Plus: John Fetterman's depression wear.
The department has been controversial since its inception, but it’s difficult to eliminate a Cabinet department.
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It’s stupid politics, but it might just work.
The World Economic Forum is calling “for COVID concentration camps.”
Did the World Economic Forum (WEF) call on governments to establish "COVID concentration camps" globally for individuals who do not comply with the "official narrative" related to COVID-19? No, that's not true: A WEF representative called
“Walmart must pay $500 to customers who made purchases in the last 180 days.”
Did the United States transfer $6 billion to Ukraine by mistake? No, that's not true: In the summer of 2023, the Pentagon admitted that it overestimated the value of military gear sent to Ukraine due to an accounting mistake but the money
Former President Donald Trump called Michelle Obama “Mike” in this tweet.
Entrepreneur Vivek Ramaswamy, a candidate for the 2024 Republican presidential nomination, has called for paper ballots to improve election security. Most Americans already live in jurisdictions that use paper ballots.
Is the human body "designed" for a plant-based diet and incapable of ingesting and breaking down meat? No, that's not true: Two nutrition experts confirmed that to Lead Stories. The claim in a social media post is largely based on the inc
Has the state of Florida officially classified COVID-19 mRNA vaccines as bioweapons? No, that's not true: There is no legislation in Florida that has classified mRNA vaccines as bioweapons as of September 18, 2023. One county Republican o
Did President Biden whisper "You're one sexy kid" in the ear of a child? No, that's not true: The audio had been edited. Lead Stories found the original video on TikTok and in it, Biden did not call the child "sexy." We also could not fin
We looked into the figures after the PM claimed prison escapes were 10 times higher under the last Labour government.
Was the appearance of a Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) field office in the Washington Square Mall complex in Chicago a sign of nefarious activity? No, that's not true: A state of emergency had been declared for Cook County, Il
Does an image called "Mexico did it," referring to a supposed COVID-19 cure in Mexico, actually spread a virus within five seconds when opened on a phone and did CNN and the BBC report about this? No, that's not true: Lead Stories could f
The United States is better off helping the country thwart Russian aggression.
Did U.S. Marines in Maui "tactically abort a gunfight with National Guardsmen"? No, that's not true: The website this claim was made on carries a disclaimer stating that it publishes satirical content. The claim appeared in an article pub
Did Sen. John Kennedy read aloud during a Senate hearing sexually explicit text messages former President Barack Obama sent to Larry Sinclair? No, that's not true: The video is authentic, but mislabeled. The Louisiana Republican was readi
AP’S ASSESSMENT: False.
“Congress say they will start printing 2024 ballot without Trump name in October 2023.”
While smart meters do mean energy companies can cut off your supply without going to court for a permit to enter your home, they should only cut you off after taking other steps to help you pay your d
A Centers for Diseases Control and Prevention panel recommended Americans 6 months old and older get the latest COVID-19 booster. A day earlier, the Food and Drug Administration OK'd the booster, calling it safe and effective at protecting against circ