A Raphael Warnock ad highlights Herschel Walker campaign comments about vampires, a bull and China’s air. Here’s the context.
£37 billion was the budget for the first two years, but less was actually spent and the furlough fraud figure is out of date and includes losses from other Covid-19 payment schemes.
£37 billion was the budget for Test and Trace, not the spend.
Not all of the 30,000 excess deaths involving heart disease in England since the pandemic started were necessarily caused by healthcare disruption. Many may have been caused by Covid-19.
A Twitter user recently posted, “Seniors in high school in Oklahoma can carry an AR-15 without a permit but are banned from reading To Kill a Mockingbird.” This tweet went […] The post Gun laws and book bans: How to find the missing con
The figure is the estimated number of homeless veterans in 2015 in the United States. We don’t know how many homeless veterans there are in the UK.
Georgia governor candidate Stacey Abrams, a Democrat, went on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” and said abortion is an economic issue. But she didn’t claim that having abortions would solve women’s, or families’, inflation-sparked financial challenges.
Post-trial studies showed the Covid-19 vaccine offered some protection against transmission of early variants.
Cortez Masto sacó de contexto comentarios de Laxalt sobre negocios latinos. Laxalt no celebró la pérdida de trabajos y negocios latinos durante la pandemia.
During a Senate debate, U.S. Rep. Tim Ryan, D-Ohio, said Republican rival J.D. Vance “called rape inconvenient.” Vance denied that. We reviewed Vance’s comments about abortion in cases of rape.
The level of public spending is higher than its level of contribution to the UK economy.
Sir Keir Starmer said mortgages are going up as “a direct consequence” of the mini-Budget. But much of the rise estimated by Labour is due to rates climbing earlier.
In the tight Senate race in Nevada, where nearly a third of the population is Latino, the campaigns of Republican challenger Adam Laxalt and Democratic Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto have been locked in a dispute over remarks Laxalt made about the impact
Says Mandela Barnes “supported a 20% increase in the gas tax.”
2018 interview shows Bill Gates has changed his position on clean energy
As Hurricane Ian churned toward Florida, a news clip predicting death and destruction tore its own path on social media. “See this? Melbourne, Daytona Beach, all the way up to […] The post Hurricane Matthew coverage from 2016 spread without
SciCheck Digest Last year, President Joe Biden made a special plea to residents in hurricane-prone states to get vaccinated against COVID-19 in advance of possible evacuations or shelter stays. Now, as Hurricane Ian approached Florida, social media pos
A news anchor warned that if Hurricane Ian “moves 20 miles to the west … you and everyone you know are dead.”
Yes, annual household bills will rise about £500 in October, but people will also receive a £400 discount under the Energy Bills Support Scheme.
“This year, it's going to be over $1.5 trillion (that we’ve) reduced the debt."
Under Kathy Hoffman, “student test scores plummeted. Even before COVID, under the current regime, over half of Arizona students were not proficient in reading or math.”
Martha’s Vineyard’s homeless shelter coordinator said newly arrived migrants would soon need to move elsewhere because of the island’s housing shortage. Affordable housing is scarce on the island and has hampered the hiring of essential workers.
An out-of-context clip of the Prime Minister talking about savings from buying a new kettle appears to have been an attempt at an analogy about nuclear power.
Donald Trump launched a pre-emptive strike against N.Y. Attorney General Letitia James before invoking the Fifth Amendment in a deposition. Here’s the context behind the sound bites he used against her.
In Context: What Sarah Huckabee Sanders said about abortions and the safety of U.S. schools
A compilation of images shows what Joe Biden has “done to our country.”
Blake Masters “unironically quoted a Nazi, called World War II an unjust war, called the Unabomber one of his intellectual influencers, and shared an article attacking Israel as the North Korea of the Middle East.”
Democrat Cheri Beasley’s record in North Carolina Supreme Court cases involving violent crime is the subject of competing TV ads in the state’s U.S. Senate race. But neither ad gives viewers all of the necessary context for the claims portr
Cheri Beasley “vacated” a man’s death sentence and “threw out” the indictment in a child assault case.
Is Bill Gates behind the 2022 monkeypox outbreak? No, that's not true: The claim wildly misconstrues a November 2021 comment Gates made about pandemic preparedness. He was discussing the possibility of simulating a smallpox attack in orde
Did White House disinformation "czar" Nina Jankowicz say she wants "trustworthy verified people" like her to be able to "add context" to other people's tweets? No, that's not true: Her clipped comments from January 2021 were taken out of
Did President Joe Biden, George Soros and former President Barack Obama talk about fulfilling the conspiracy theory of tyrannically taking over the world, otherwise known as the New World Order? No, that's not true: The quotes are legitim
A video shows “satanic death cult high priestess” Oprah Winfrey condoning and promoting “pedophilia and sex trafficking.”
In the crowded Republican primary field for a U.S. Senate seat in Ohio, candidate Mike Gibbons charges in a TV ad that his cohorts have taken his words on taxes “out of context” — but his ad leaves out context and stretches the facts
Dr. Anthony Fauci said lockdowns are a method for coercing people to comply with COVID-19 vaccinations.
“Cities in notoriously ‘tough on crime’ states like Texas and Florida saw a more significant increase in violent crime than cities in NYS.”
"Joe Biden is giving smartphones away to illegal border crossers.”
In response to a tweet from the former Conservative Prime Minister David Cameron about volunteering at a local “food project”, the Labour MP Zarah Sultana said: “Foodbank use went up 2,612% while David Cameron was Prime Minister. Apol
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