Morgan Freeman did not convert to Islam at the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar.
How General Electric went from corporate darling to corpse.The post Book Review: ‘Power Failure: The Rise and Fall of an American Icon’ by William D. Cohan appeared first on The Dispatch.
Is the U.S. covered with the sites of ancient pyramids associated with a pre-Columbian African civilization known as the Moors? No, that's not true: Hundreds of ancient earthworks and mounds scattered throughout North America have been li
Smaller cities are thriving as Americans opt to work from home.The post Americans Spread Out in Order to Come Together appeared first on The Dispatch.
Here's how people responded to the survey to gauge public perceptions of science by the Pew Research Center.
As the populist elements of the right and left converge on economics, a new text provides a much-needed corrective. The post Book Review: ‘The Next American Economy’ by Samuel Gregg appeared first on The Dispatch.
Did The Atlantic magazine publish a cover story titled "The Evolution of White Supremacy" arguing that Muslim Americans represent "the new face of the far right," as a screenshot circulating on social media claims? No, that's not true: A
Footage purporting to show the aircraft landing was shot in England in 2020.
Is there a new stimulus package that is giving $440 a month to low-income Americans who don't have Medicaid or Medicare? No, that's not true: The claim offers no proof that the money is being distributed to people who do not have Medicaid
On October 11 2022, a post with the headline “U.S. States That Wish to Join Russia Will Be Considered, Says Duma Member” appeared on Reddit’s r/worldnews: U.S. States That Wish to Join Russia Will Be Considered, Says Duma M
Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham described the 19th century proclamations by former territorial governors as offensive.
Political leanings: Conservative 2020 total spending: N/A American Dream Federal Action is a hybrid PAC with a mission to back “forward-looking” Republicans who will “protect America’s long term economic and national security by advancing sma
Fentanyl is not the leading cause of death among American adults, but some data suggests it is a leading cause of death for people ages 18-45.
Did Americans keep "100%" of their earnings up until 1913? Not exactly: While the 16th Amendment, which taxed individual income, was ratified in 1913, some higher-earning Americans paid income taxes between 1862 and 1872 to pay off the co
Political leanings: Republican/Conservative 2020 total spending: $5.5 million Our American Century is one of many political committees managed by long-time PAC treasurer Cabell Hobbs. The super PAC was established in 2012, originally under the name Gea
Viral social media posts claim that President Joe Biden told Americans to prepare for Hurricane Ian by getting vaccinated:atlassocietyA post shared by The Atlas Society (@atlassociety)Despite what is claimed in some of the posts, this video is not rece
Did President Joe Biden tell Americans to get COVID vaccinations as Hurricane Ian was bearing down on Florida in late September 2022? No, that's not true: A post suggesting he did uses a video recorded in August 2021, not on the eve of Ia
Alex Drueke, 40, and Andy Huynh, 27, had gone missing June 9 in the Kharkiv region of northeastern Ukraine near the Russian border.
Was an American flag with no stars behind former President Donald Trump at a rally and does such a flag mean those that refuse to surrender will face "total annihilation"? No, that's not true: The lighting in the image may appear to be ob
They apparently did not recognize her, according to the former royal protection officer who shared the story.
A woodland creature appears in a picture to be eerily out of a fairytale.
A scholar of conspiracy theories at Ruhr University Bochum explored the question.
Joe Biden called Pope Francis the “famous African American baseball player in America."
As a mayor, "John Fetterman chased down an innocent, unarmed Black man," wielded a shotgun and "falsely accused the man, triggering a confrontation with police."
As the November midterm elections near, political candidates and TV ads are pushing inaccurate and misleading claims about immigration. And according to an NPR/Ipsos poll, a significant number of Americans believe these […] The post A surprisin
The video of a woman who physically resembles Greene went viral, along with some false claims.
Many Americans believe there’s an invasion at the southern border and that immigrants are responsible for fentanyl overdoses in the U.S. Here are the facts.
Does a viral clip of an old "American Idol" audition show U.S. Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene? No, that's not true: The woman in the video "obviously isn't her," a spokesman for Greene told Lead Stories. The woman belting her heart out was i
The video in question does not show Marjorie Taylor Greene, who was ineligible for American Idol at the time of filming.
After President Joe Biden mentioned Black homeownership in a speech about student loan forgiveness, talk show host Dan Bongino questioned whether it is harder for Black Americans to own homes. Data and history show that it is and always has been.
Joe Biden's student debt forgiveness plan is a "bailout for rich kids."
In the days after the Biden administration unveiled its long-anticipated student loan forgiveness plan in August 2022, discussions on (and off) social media platforms focused on details and aspects of the initiative — including whether eligible b
There are no U.S. armed forces in Ukraine. The Pentagon ordered all U.S. troops in Ukraine to leave the country before the 2022 Russian invasion.
The American Rescue Plan “helped create nearly 10 million new jobs.”
Is the government giving away $6,895 to "Americans who sign up for classes"? Not exactly: Although the federal government does offer Pell Grants worth up to $6,895, that funding is only available to college students whose financial needs
“People born before 1957 are getting $1,728 added to their Social Security checks.”
The Inflation Reduction Act expanded free health insurance to Americans under 65.
There’s no record of Monsanto, Cargill or DuPont having bought large swathes of land from the Ukrainian government under President Zelenskyy, despite claims on social media.
A 2018 interview showing two local television news presenters ambushing an Iranian-American activist — and then getting rebuffed — received renewed attention in August 2022. Another activist, Dr. Arash Daneshzadeh, posted (and later deleted
The GOP claimed newly hired tax agents will be "coming after" ordinary Americans.