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The assistant director who handed Alec Baldwin a prop gun that went off on a New Mexico film set, killing a cinematographer, backs up the actor’s assertion that he did not pull the trigger.
The Court of Appeal in London upheld a High Court ruling that the publisher of The Mail on Sunday and MailOnline website unlawfully breached the former Meghan Markle's privacy.
A U.S. Food and Drug Administration panel voted 13-10 that the drug’s benefits outweigh its risks.
“There are now more people in work in this country [...] than there were before the pandemic began.” Boris Johnson, 24 November 2021. During Prime Minister’s Questions, Boris Johnson claimed that there are more people in work now tha
The Build Back Better bill provides “'parole' amnesty for millions of criminal illegal aliens.”
Build Back Better tax break in play for some millionaires
“If you or your family spends $28 a day — prepare to be under constant audit by the IRS.”
For weeks, President Joe Biden has been saying the Build Back Better plan would be “fully paid for” and would not increase the deficit. But the official congressional scorekeeper in its long-awaited final analysis contradicted the presiden
“Never in American history has so much been spent at one time. Never in American history will so many taxes be raised and so much borrowing be needed to pay for this reckless spending.”
North America's leaders are reviving three-way summitry after a Trump-era break.
How the Build Back Better bill affects taxes for millionaires, the middle class
President Joe Biden said the Democrats' setbacks in November 2021 elections underscore that the party needs to “produce for the American people," but he pushed back against the notion that the off-year election results were a repudiation of his presi
A picture of a roast-in-the-bag chicken from Morrisons has gone viral on Twitter. The packaging states the product is “made from British chicken and non-EU salt and pepper” which has prompted anger from some Twitter users, with some describ
An Elvis Presley bust that was swiped from a central Illinois bar has been returned after the story of its theft attracted international attention.
Does the U.S. government have a "HUD Homeowner Incentive" that gives thousands of dollars to homeowners? No, that's not true: No federal government program by that name exists -- and that's according to HUD itself. The website listing the
U.S. regulators on signed off on extending COVID-19 boosters to Americans who got the Moderna or Johnson & Johnson vaccine and said anyone eligible for an extra dose can get a brand different from the one they received initially.
Students in Idaho used snow sleds, grocery carts, and laundry baskets to carry their books following the backpack ban.
Will the U.S. Navy force members of its elite Sea, Air and Land (SEAL) teams who are unvaccinated against COVID-19 to pay back millions for training? Not exactly: It is possible that they would have to dish out recoupment of training cost
Rumors abound that October 2021 supply chain interruptions across the U.S. were deliberate.
If products were made in the United States, would the U.S. cargo ship backlog -- spurred in part by the COVID-19 pandemic -- be inconsequential? No, that's not true: Not only does the U.S. produce its fair share of products, but trade is
A top Netflix executive said Dave Chappelle’s special “The Closer” doesn’t cross “the line on hate” and will remain on the streaming service despite fallout over the comedian’s remarks about the transgender community.
The proposal is to gene splice bits of the extinct mammoth specimen's DNA into that of an Asian elephant to create a hybrid named a "mammophant."
Quick Take U.S. ports slowed by pandemic-induced labor and equipment shortages cannot keep up with Americans’ demand for imported goods, resulting in cargo ship backups on both coasts. But social media posts, without citing evidence, falsely claim
And the internet had a few things to say about it.
On October 1 2021, an Imgur account shared a quote about bamboozlers and charlatans attributed to astrophyicist and science advocate Carl Sagan: At the bottom an “Occupy Democrats” watermark appeared; the page shared the meme on Facebook
A viral tweet claims to show anti-lockdown protesters in Melbourne, Australia, being “shot in the back as they run away from [the police].”Razorback1111 @razorback11111Aussie’s are being shot in the back as they run away from 👮
Are cargo ships being prevented by U.S. states from unloading goods, causing a backlog? No, that's not true: Although there are dozens of waiting ships at U.S. ports that is resulting in a delivery backlog, the backlog is the result of su
Facebook is putting a hold on the development of a kids' version of Instagram, geared toward children under 13, to address concerns that have been raised about the vulnerability of younger users.
Did the New England Journal of Medicine backtrack and admit the COVID-19 vaccine may not be safe for pregnant women? No, that's not true: An update posted by the Journal did not change the number of pregnancies a study found resulted in a
The cuneiform clay tablet was found in 1853 as part of a 12-tablet collection in the rubble of the library of Assyrian King Assur Banipal.
Did an Idaho doctor trained in skin-test analysis prove his claims that Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine weakens the immune system and seems to be causing cancer? No, that's not true: The claims are supported only by anecdotes, not by data and h
Queen Elizabeth II and the royal family back the Black Lives Matter movement, one of her senior representatives said in a television interview.
Did Oklahoma gunshot victims wind up having to wait to be seen at the hospital because there were too many people who had overdosed on the horse worming medication ivermectin? No, that's not true: Reports in various outlets painted a high
She is the first first lady to leave the White House and log hours at a full-time job.
The Taliban took over Afghanistan in August 2021, prompting a wave of evacuation efforts.
Did animals kept at the Essex County Turtle Back Zoo in New Jersey escape during the state's experience with the remnants of Hurricane Ida? No, that's not true: The animals did not flee the zoo during the storm. The claim appeared in a Fa
Some of the biggest school systems in the U.S. are taking a hard line with teachers and staff members who are not yet vaccinated against COVID-19: Get a jab or lose your job.
The European Union recommended Monday that its 27 nations reinstate restrictions on tourists from the U.S. because of rising coronavirus infections there.
The supposed tweet came after the fundamentalist group took over Afghanistan in August 2021.