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Lead Stories→ Fact Check: Pictures of Fauci Arrest Are NOT Real Photos But AI-Generated Images
Do images circulating on social media show press photos of Anthony Fauci under arrest and in police custody? No, that's not true: Fauci, the former director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, has not been arrest
PolitiFact→ Janet Protasiewicz – Kelly did unrecuse himself in voting case, but never got the chance to decide the matter
As a sitting Supreme Court justice, Daniel Kelly recused himself from a case, then “he pocketed $20,000 in contributions” from the plaintiff and family members and “unrecused himself so he could judge the case.”
Lead Stories→ Fact Check: Images Of Trump Arrest Are NOT Real Photos But AI-Generated Images — There Had Been No Arrest When Photos Appeared
Do these photos show former President Donald Trump being arrested by a group of New York City law enforcement officers? No, that's not true: At the time these images appeared online, on March 20, 2023, and March 21, 2023, Trump had not be
PolitiFact→ Viral image – Fake statement attributed to Donald Trump about Kevin McCarthy emerges amid flurry of arrest posts
Former President Donald Trump issued a statement threatening to leak “interesting videos” of House Speaker Kevin McCarthy.
PolitiFact→ Greg Abbott – Gov. Greg Abbott says Texas is No. 1 state for business, but is it?
"Businesses large and small have led Texas to be ranked the number one state for business every year that I’ve been governor."
Health Feedback→ Alleged Morgellons test with cranberry juice doesn’t show nanoparticles, but precipitates from tannin-protein interactions
REVIEW A Facebook reel originating from TikTok, claiming that swishing cranberry juice in your mouth removes “all these nanoparticles from the chemtrails and from the pollution in the air”, went viral in March 2023, accruing more than 14,000 lik
The Dispatch→ Dominion v. Fox News: A Good Case, But Not a Slam Dunk
Members of the activist groups Truth Tuesdays and Rise and Resist gathered outside the NewsCorp Building in Manhattan on March 7, 2023. (Photo by Erik McGregor/LightRocket/Getty Images)The Supreme Court’s ‘actual malice’ standard is a high bar to
PolitiFact→ Facebook posts – Yes, beverages can foil at-home COVID-19 tests. But that doesn't mean they're unreliable
Video shows that certain drinks can “test positive” for COVID-19 when using at-home COVID-19 tests.
PolitiFact→ Donald Trump – Donald Trump issued trans military ban, but his administration rejected calling it that
“We banned transgender” people from serving in the military.
PolitiFact→ Washington Free Beacon – Joe Biden’s climate plan backs public transit and telecommuting, but doesn’t say ‘stay home’
"The Biden administration is floating a new” climate strategy: Don't leave your house."
Lead Stories→ Fact Check: ‘Vitamin’ B17 Was NOT Banned For Its ‘Cancer-Killing Properties’ — Substance Doesn’t Have Any But Is Highly Toxic
Was "vitamin" B17 prohibited for its "cancer-killing properties"? No, that's not true: The only thing it is known for is its ability to cause cyanide poisoning, not to treat cancer. Also, what social media refers to as a "vitamin" is not
PolitiFact→ Tucker Carlson – Evidence rebuts Tucker Carlson’s claim about Capitol Police acting as tour guides to ‘QAnon Shaman’
Capitol Police officers “helped” QAnon Shaman Jacob Chansley and “acted as his tour guides.”
PolitiFact→ Immunity from COVID-19 infection is strong and lasting, but carries risks, research finds
A new study found that infection-induced immunity for COVID-19 provides strong, lasting protection from severe disease that is on par with vaccine-induced protection. But experts caution that vaccination remains the safest route to immunity.
Poynter→ New reports show backing for the COVID-19 lab leak theory, but government agencies remain divided
A Feb. 26 report by The Wall Street Journal sent major ripples through the policy world and social media. The article said the Energy Department had concluded in a five-page report that […] The post New reports show backing for the COVID-19 lab
PolitiFact→ Pete Buttigieg – Marco Rubio and Pete Buttigieg debated over train inspections; here’s what to know
Sen. Marco Rubio signed a 2021 letter that “supports waivers that would reduce visual track inspections.”
PolitiFact→ New reports show backing for lab leak theory, but government agencies remain divided
Since the Energy Department reportedly backed the lab leak theory as COVID-19’s origin, some characterized the news as the government’s official stance. But it’s premature to say there’s consensus. Several intelligence agencies are undecided or
PolitiFact→ Facebook posts – Derailed Ohio train carried vinyl chloride, which is banned in aerosols, but not other products
The train that derailed in Ohio was carrying “over 300,000 gallons of a chemical that was banned in 1974.”
Washington Post→ The Buttigieg-Rubio grudge match over rail safety
The transportation secretary and the Florida Republican traded sharp words after the East Palestine train derailment. We assess their debate.
Lead Stories→ Fact Check: Video Showing ‘Breaks In Earth’s Crust’ Is NOT Hatay Province In Turkey But Shanxi Province In China
Did an aerial video capture a deep and wide chasm in the Earth's crust in southern Turkey's Hatay province, part of the area hit by earthquakes in early February 2023? No, that's not true: This video footage does not show earthquake fault
Lead Stories→ Fact Check: Mother Teresa Did NOT Sell Babies, But Workers In Her Charity Were Accused Of Sales Decades After Her Death
Did Mother Teresa sell children from her shelters in India? No, that's not true: There's no evidence to support that claim, but a nun and another worker at a shelter for unwed mothers run by Mother Teresa's charity were arrested in 2018 a
The Dispatch→ Hateful Conduct (But Actually Speech)
If you're going to commit a crime, don't post it on social media.The post Hateful Conduct (But Actually Speech) appeared first on The Dispatch.
Lead Stories→ Fact Check: Maxwell Chikumbutso’s ‘Self-Powered’ Electric Car Invention Is NOT Documented To Function As Claimed
Did Maxwell Chikumbutso, an inventor from Zimbabwe, develop a technology to turn radio frequencies into free, unlimited, green electricity that can power a car that never needs charging, a television or even a neighborhood? No, that's not
PolitiFact→ Erick Erickson – For certain car models, it’s more expensive to drive electric, but that’s not the whole story
“Right now, driving 100 miles in an electric vehicle is more expensive than driving an internal combustion engine car.”
Truth or Fiction?→ Do Elevator ‘Close Door’ Buttons Work?
On February 11 2023, a Reddit account on r/todayilearned resurrected a long-running rumor when they claimed that 80 percent of elevator “close door” buttons were not functional 80 percent of the time: TIL 80% of Elevator “Clos
Truth or Fiction?→ The NFL Invokes Pat Tillman’s Name at the Super Bowl — But Ignores How He Died
Before Super Bowl LVII even began, the National Football League (NFL) drew criticism for distorting the circumstances behind the death of former player and U.S. Army Ranger Pat Tillman in a promotional effort. The telecast featured a video package on T
FactCheck.org→ COVID-19 Vaccines Can Slightly Alter Menstrual Cycle Temporarily, But Don’t Harm Fertility
SciCheck Digest Research suggests COVID-19 vaccination can cause changes in a person’s menstrual cycle. But the changes are small and short-lived — and studies have shown there’s no effect on fertility. Yet people on social media are
The Dispatch→ Stirewaltisms: Iowa Down, But Not Out
Supporters of Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg prepare to caucus for him in a school gymnasium on February 3, 2020, in Des Moines, Iowa. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)Three years ago today the political world watched in horror
PolitiFact→ Chip Roy – Chip Roy cites correct border encounters data, but is wrong about most staying indefinitely
"Under Biden, we have seen over 4.6 million encounters at our southern border. Most have been released into the interior and will stay here indefinitely."
PolitiFact→ Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez – Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez overestimates Trump tax cuts’ contribution to national debt
“The largest contributor to the debt ceiling, or to our deficit, has been the Trump tax cuts.”
PolitiFact→ Viral image – Cause of Hillandale Farm fire is unclear, but claims of government plot are unsubstantiated
The government caused a fire at Hillandale Farms in Connecticut “so that they can force us into eating their fake GMO meats, or starve us into compliance.”
AllSides→ It’s Too Soon to Attribute the California Storms to Climate Change, Experts Say
FactCheck.org→ It’s Too Soon to Attribute the California Storms to Climate Change, Experts Say
The relentless storms that hit California from Dec. 27 to Jan. 16 caused extreme flooding and extensive damage in most of the state, killing at least 22 people. A series of storms hit back to back, soaking the state in the midst of California’s drie
PolitiFact→ Viral image – Biden stumbled in December speech, but altered video removes context and clarity
President Joe Biden said, “To the Ukrainian people, I say to them all, you might you might they they might be able to make right and they’re not able to.”
Lead Stories→ Fact Check: Crystals Found In Some ‘Lunchables’ Nacho Cheese Dip Are NOT Glass Shards But Phosphate Crystals, Company Says
Does the nacho cheese dip in Lunchables "Nachos Cheese Dip & Salsa" contain shards of glass? No, that's not true: The crystals have been widely reported by consumers -- but they are not glass. The crystals may form from one of the reg
PolitiFact→ Joe Biden – Joe Biden touts big joblessness drop, but pandemic programs skew key comparison
“Two years ago this week, 18 million people were out of work needing unemployment benefits. Today, that number is under 1.6 million, the lowest in decades.”
Lead Stories→ Fact Check: Biden DID Say He Added More Debt — But He Was Talking About Previous Administration
Did President Joe Biden say during a January 26, 2023, event that "No president added more to the debt in four years than my president"? Yes, that's true: But a social media video of his comment is missing context. Just before this remark
PolitiFact→ Viral image – Another altered video appears to show an outburst during a Biden speech, but that didn’t happen
Video shows hecklers shouting profanities at President Joe Biden.
PolitiFact→ Facebook posts – Andrew Tate remains in Romanian custody but he hasn’t been charged, convicted or sentenced
“Andrew Tate officially gets sentenced to 15 years in prison! (Found guilty).”
PolitiFact→ Facebook posts – Actor Isaac Kappy died years ago, but QAnon claims that he was murdered persist
Actor Isaac Kappy was murdered for exposing Hollywood pedophiles.