On November 23 2020, social media posts indicated that a then-new poll revealed a majority of Americans believed that U.S. President Donald Trump should concede the election to President-Elect Joe Biden — that majority being 58 percent of all vo
Several reports suggest that the rate of African American death due to gun homicide is ten times more than that of other races or ethnicities.
Many states have different rules when it comes to submitting and processing ballots.
CDC recommended Americans to avoid traveling and celebrate Thanksgiving with the people they live in at homes as a safety measure against COVID-19.
With the coronavirus surging out of control, the nation’s top public health agency pleaded with Americans not to travel for Thanksgiving and not to spend the holiday with people from outside their household.
On November 19 2020, “So 54%” was one of Twitter’s trending topics — due to a piece of of misleading math prompted by a tweet and article from TheHill.com: So 54% say he shouldn’t concede. Thanks for admitting more than half
On November 18 2020, the Gravel Institute (@GravelInstitute) tweeted a photograph purportedly showing cars waiting to get to a food bank in Dallas, Texas: This is a line for a food bank in Dallas. Congress has decided to leave millions of Americans t
The 2020 election helped prove how broadly accepted marijuana has become throughout the United States.
Joe Biden wants to impose stricter regulations around gun control but does not advocate to take back Americans' gun rights.
U.S. President Donald Trump issued a proclamation naming Nov. 1 a national remembrance day for those who had been killed by "illegal aliens."
A routine review of content labeled satire.
Donald Trump Jr, US President Donald Trump’s eldest son, tweeted that the flu killed 75,000 Americans last year and nearly none this year, suggesting that deaths are being miscounted to “manipulate the truth” about the coronavirus pandemic. This
Did over 220 million Americans die in the last several months from COVID-19? No, that's not true: That number is way too high. According to data provided by both the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Johns Hopkins University
In two debates, U.S. President Donald Trump mistakenly conflated a remark made by Joe Biden with one made by Hillary Clinton.
In the second debate, Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden was quoting a study from the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) at the University of Washington, which forecast that a fall wave of infections could drive fata
The New York Times reported on Oct. 23 that more than 40,000 people are currently hospitalized with the coronavirus in the United States. This figure has risen by 40 percent over the last month as new cases have surged. At least 14 states ha
Is it true that Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden plans to raise taxes on 82% of Americans the day he takes office, should he win? No, that's not true. Biden has repeatedly said that his plan only calls for increasing taxes for th
The claim surfaced roughly two years after the former N.W.A. member released the protest song, "Arrest the President."
President Trump's stance on China triggered a trade war between the two nations which caused significant damages to the U.S. economy.
A 10-second-clip from a 90-minute event was missing some context.
Does the seasonal flu kill more than 100,000 U.S. residents some years and is it more lethal than COVID-19, as President Trump claimed in a tweet? No on both counts: The CDC estimates that over the past decade yearly totals for U.S. flu d
Americans may not know if trick or treating will happen this year because of the pandemic, but they’re buying a lot of Halloween candy while they wait to find out.
20 percent Black Americans said they would like more police presence in their area and 61 percent prefer police presence to remain the same.
The unemployment rate for Hispanic Americans plummeted to an all-time low in September 2019. The rate rose significantly after March 2020.
Numerous reputable news agencies have independently confirmed the story, on the basis of anonymous sources
Quick Take Jill Biden hasn’t said that all Americans will be “required” to learn Spanish if her husband wins the 2020 presidential election, contrary to a false claim shared on social media. The quote first appeared in a headline from
Did Jill Biden say all Americans will be required to learn Spanish if her husband, Joe Biden, wins the presidency November? No, that's not true: This is a satirical article. Jill Biden, who holds a doctorate in education from the Universi
On August 20 2020, a Facebook user shared the following post, which purportedly shows the number of deaths due to COVID-19 in Canada, Italy, Germany, and the United States during a single day (“yesterday”): White text against a purple b
Did President Donald Trump claim Americans are "going to die" when he's not president and call his staff "stupid" in a television interview? No, that's not true: a video -- posted by an anti-Trump political action committee -- deceptively
Americans have been on a record gun-buying spree in recent months.
Employers added nearly 9.3 million jobs in May, June and July — but that hiring surge replaced just 42% of the jobs lost in March and April.
Trump allowed the sale of short-term health insurance plans and Association Health Plans that do not require pre-existing conditions to be covered.
Increase in corporate tax could lead an indirect tax rise for middle-class taxpayers who might have to pay $180-$200 more every year.
Increase in corporate tax could lead to middle-class taxpayers paying $180-$200 more every year. Top 1% would pay three-quarters of the tax increases.
While it is true that Black workers saw record-low unemployment before the pandemic, it is false that they had record-high participation.
Forty million people in more than 17 million households may be at risk of eviction through the end of 2020 in the United States.
The COVID-19 pandemic stripped 5.4 million American workers of their health insurance between February and May 2020, according to Families USA.
Did President Trump suggest that Americans drink disinfectant to protect against COVID-19? No, that's not true: The president only urged that there should be research into the possible effectiveness of disinfectants injected "inside the b
Did George H.W. Bush, the 41st president of the United States, say in 1992 that the American people would "chase us down the streets and lynch us" over Iran-Contra? No, there is no evidence the former president ever said that reg
The USPS does recommend requesting ballots at least 15 days in advance and mailing them at least a week before the election.