Can "Americans in need" get $5,000 in cash for free through the American Emergency Fund "just in a few minutes"? No, that's not true: The website named in this offer gathers sensitive personal data from applicants for a supposed personal
Audio shows former President Donald Trump warned “300 million Americans” will die from a catastrophe “in a matter of weeks.”
Was Donald Trump's real voice used in a video endorsing a documentary warning that 300 million Americans will die in an attack on the power grid in a matter of weeks? No, that's not true: There is no proof that Trump ever made the stateme
“Any American who needs $2,000 a month can get it now” thanks to a new government program.
The moral backbone of the American revolution.
Does a section of the U.S. Code, cited in a video on social media, exempt American workers from paying taxes? No, that's not true: No section of the U.S. Code universally exempts American workers from paying taxes. The section of the U.S.
Republican political strategist Sarah Longwell and ABC News Political Director Rick Klein said ahead of 2024, the economy is top of mind for voters, enthusiasm for President Joe Biden is low and loyalty to former President Donald Trump remains strong.
PolitiFact sponsored United Facts of America, our free fact-checking festival. We heard from @aronberg and Jon Sale, a white collar criminal defense attorney, about the Trump trials and their potential effect in the 2024 election.
"Over the past four decades, we’ve lost over 400,000 farms in America (and) over 140 million acres of farmland. And that’s an area roughly equal to the size of Minnesota, North and South Dakota combined.”
Websites posing as local news outlets may just be copy-and-paste sites pushing Russian propaganda. An expert describes how to detect linkages among these dubious pages.
Epidemiologist and infectious disease specialist Dr. Céline Gounder told PolitiFact that the real-world consequences of vaccine misinformation couldn’t be clearer: People will get sick. But learning the anti-vaxx playbook helps fight falsehoods.
Plus: Atheism needs better defenders.
Did a "survey" find that COVID-19 vaccines "killed 3.5X more Americans than COVID virus"? No, that's not true: A medical professional who treats patients of long COVID told Lead Stories that the so-called survey "lacked scientific rigor"
“Gen Z is divided 50-50 on whether they support Hamas or Israel.”
The stumping and stomping of the 2024 presidential election are here. Amid the rallies, debates and rhetoric, voters are
REVIEW On 27 October 2023, entrepreneur Tony Delgado, who has more than a million followers on Instagram, posted a screenshot of an article with the headline “New Study Reveals Covid mRNA Jabs Killed ‘3.5X More Americans Than Virus Itself’”.
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David Leonhardt’s ‘Ours Was the Shining Future’ downplays the promises and possibilities of life in America.
Did President Joe Biden endorse a plan by the federal government to distribute a "health subsidy" worth up to $6,400, with every American qualifying for the payment after watching a video shared on Facebook? No, that's not true: The claim
Cultural, legal, and economic changes have made it less central to daily life—and that’s a problem.
Video shows a family learning their debt was resolved by the “American Debt Relief program” for American citizens and legal residents who “have over $20,000” in credit card debt.
Did Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson and Joe Rogan endorse a plan by the federal government to distribute health spending cards worth up to $5,600, with every American qualifying for one? No, that's not true: The claim that the government is fre
Did a Wall Street Journal article state that it was "an American MK-84" bomb that hit the Gaza hospital on October 17, 2023? No, that's not true: The newspaper did not publish that. The only supporting "evidence" in the social media post
“The Inflation Reduction Act led to higher taxes.”
The Wall Street Journal reported that the Oct. 17 Gaza hospital explosion was caused by an American missile.
The budget deficit just doubled to $2 trillion. Don’t expect it to shrink anytime soon.
Are written assertions that "American Troops do not want to die for Israel," and that the U.S. military in the region "does not have enough assets to support Israel" taken from an authentic leaked U.S. military officer's internal memo? No
It has been U.S. policy “for at least 79 years" to require Americans who intend to be evacuated from overseas to sign a promissory note.
The videos have been shared widely across social media platforms in recent days.
The U.S. immigration system makes it too costly and time consuming for highly skilled immigrants to live and work here.
Did CNN show footage capturing Iranian lawmakers chanting "death to America" in the aftermath of the October 7, 2023, Hamas attack of Israel? No, that's not true: The video circulating on social media was aired in 2020. The chanting was t
Video shows Iranian lawmakers chanting “death to America” in 2023.
High prices for food and gas and elevated interest rates are more visible than more encouraging big-picture indicators.
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Elizabeth Currid-Halkett’s ‘The Overlooked Americans’ rejects grim depictions of rural life.
“A few years back,” Mitchell Stadium in Bluefield, W.Va., “was voted the best high school football field in America.”
Does a social media post prove that a U.S. F-35 fighter jet landed safely "at the Chinese base in Cuba"? No, that's not true: The debris of an F-35 that vanished in September 2023 was found after a daylong search; its pilot had safely eje