Did CNN report about "Two nurses fired after being caught at work"? No, that's not true: CNN never published a story with this headline. This post is designed to introduce the name of a website to an audience on social media. Similar tact
President Joe Biden attends the funeral of Queen Elizabeth II. (Photo by Sean Smith - WPA Pool/Getty Images)A viral tweet claims to show a video of President Joe Biden in London for Queen Elizabeth’s funeral being greeted by chants of “let&
Is an instantly disabling drug being soaked into napkins and placed on car doors to incapacitate targets of rape, abduction and car theft? Experts that Lead Stories spoke with said that there is no scientific evidence or official reports
Lufthansa, the airline, has clarified that the delay happened because of a delayed inbound flight and an aircraft change, not because of CM Mann.
All banks will soon have to turn over all coins to federal government ahead of pivot to using only electronic transactions.
There’s an unlimited supply of water being generated “deep within the Earth.”
Does a form circulating on social media show an official report of the American military describing as unsatisfactory the level of the Ukrainian army's preparedness? No, that's not true: This form, easily downloadable from one of the U.S.
Did the World Economic Forum (WEF) post a tweet about "when being anti-bug is bigotry"? No, that's not true: A spokesperson for the WEF told Lead Stories the tweet is fake. Additionally, a search of the WEF's Twitter feed turned up no suc
Are these posts proof that British elementary school students and kindergarteners are being taught to tolerate sexual abuse? No, that's not true: There's no evidence to authenticate pictures of a brochure about strangers who approach, wit
According to a popular article that was shared in 2022, events that occurred in 2019 were inspired by news from 2020. Confused yet?
Claims that a Freedom of Information request has revealed the presence of poisons in drinking water are false.
A headline in the Daily Express does not accurately reflect the findings of a survey published in The Pharmaceutical Journal.
Occupy Democrats shared a meme with this purported Trump quote after news broke that his Mar-a-Lago property had been searched by the FBI.
After former United States President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago was raided by the FBI on August 8 2022, an extremely widespread set of memes claimed Trump repeatedly said “anyone being investigated by the FBI” was unfit to hold the off
Polls consistently show that most Americans don't want him to run again.
Does a video shared on Facebook and YouTube show a guesthouse of the Russian ministry of defense under attack? No, that's not true: The clip reuses shots of a fire in a Moscow residential building that took place more than a week earlier,
Does a video show children being saved from a human trafficker who may have been selling them for adrenochrome? No, that's not true: The video shows children being taken out of a truck by authorities after trying to leave a Syrian displac
It uses an image of a baby recently found in Arizona.
“Supreme Court FINALLY signs VERDICT to IMPEACH Speaker Pelosi as Hunter’s Laptop IMPLICATES her.”
Jim Jordan said, “It’s finally happening! Adam Schiff will be impeached.”
It is a truly strange-looking formation.
Is there a $1,728 "boost" to Social Security checks being offered to people born before 1957? No, that's not true: There was no such "boost" being added to seniors' Social Security checks when a social media post that made the claim was p
“Third grade reading scores in the USA help correctional institutions predict how many beds they'll need in the future."
Several widely-shared posts wrongly claim a newborn baby has been stolen from a UK hospital by a woman dressed as a nurse.
“Biden impeachment in progress.”
Cancer care could be affected by restrictive abortion laws that took effect in early summer 2022.
Was a pedophile who molested a 2-year-old girl whipped to death by Eddie Lavelle Wilson, a man who "loves the child dearly"? No, that's not true: These stills were taken from a real video that was filmed in the area around Kommunar in eas
The three major U.S. credit reporting companies will stop counting paid medical debt on the reports that banks, potential landlords and others use to judge creditworthiness.
Is the government sending letters to farmers offering them "$3,800 an acre to dispose of their crops"? No, that's not true: An official of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) told Lead Stories that this claim is false as "there is n
Los Angeles police did clash with abortion-rights protesters.
Although added ethanol does slightly reduce cars’ fuel economy, the government has said this is being done in order to reduce net carbon emissions.
A Facebook post inaccurately compares contrails caused by a US Air Force formation over the UK to a chemical spraying operation during the Vietnam War.
False claims have been shared about an old clinical trial for a genetically-modified cholera vaccine.
An image on Facebook showing a world map with countries with monkeypox outbreaks highlighted in red says “monkeypox detected in all countries where there are no monkeys”. The post also has the caption “When you know it’s so obvi
Was gasoline costing $8.88 a gallon at a Murphy USA gas station in Jasper, Alabama, in early June 2022? No, that's not true: A representative for Murphy USA emailed Lead Stories to say that the Jasper location was not open for business wh
A quote attributed to actor Denzel Washington, about being criticised by others, has been shared hundreds of times on Facebook. The quote says: “You’ll never be criticized by someone who is doing more than you. You’ll always be
A woman was beaten by her family in Russia for having a relationship with a Ukrainian man. There is no proof of an Islamophobic motive.