We're not sure what will happen if this story gets shared 99 times.
We wouldn't consider an unnamed source from a gossip site as a reliable source of information.
This meme hasn't been true since the 1800s.
About two dozen monkeys broke out of a southwestern German zoo and spent the day lolling in the sun near a forest before being recaptured.
News outlets reported on the ambitious target in April 2021.
A routine review of content labeled satire.
Worshippers are marking a second annual Holy Week under various movement restrictions amid outbreaks fanned by more contagious strains.
After we let our hair down a little yesterday for April Fools Day, today we are celebrating Fact Checking Day (like we do every year). Best wishes to all our fellow fact checkers around the world. We are also taking this opportunity to an
In 2019 Full Fact, Africa Check and Chequeado received a $2m grant from Google.org supporting work to build a new AI tool to fight bad information. We’re pleased to be able to share some of the results from this ongoing partnership. Our experienc
We may have a winner for this year's worst "prank."
Eastern Railway denied allegations of renaming Howrah-Bolpur Santiniketan Express as Deen Dayal Upadhyay.
Always read the fine print. Or, in this case, the big bold letters.
"Language learning is hard... so we made it soft."
UPDATE: Yes, this was an April Fools Day joke... Check the publication date. The "test" is just some progress bars moving and a message being displayed at the end. Of course a random website doesn't get to access to your browser history
Did President Donald Trump indict Supreme Court Justice Amy Coney Barrett on his last day in office? No, that's not true. The claim was made without proof and the U.S. Constitution reserves indictment power to grand juries, not presidents
Fans around the world mourned the "loss" of the charismatic Italian plumber.
In celebration of Friday’s International Fact-Checking Day, the International Fact-Checking Network is hosting two IFCN Talks panels covering the state of fact-checking and the ways fact-checkers can better engage with their audiences. IFCN Director
Two attackers blew themselves up outside a packed Roman Catholic cathedral during a Palm Sunday Mass on Indonesia’s Sulawesi island, wounding at least 20 people, police said.
Experimenting with cutting back one workday per week is about to go nationwide in Spain — the first country in Europe to do so.
The killings quickly drew international condemnation, with multiple diplomatic missions to Myanmar releasing statements that mentioned the killing of civilians, including children.
A Facebook post purporting to show photos of a man celebrating his 150th birthday has been shared nearly 100 times in Uganda. The claim is false: the person seen in the images is an Indonesian man who died in 2017. At the time of his death, he was 146
A claim that TIME magazine named Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha the “best leader in the world” has been shared tens of thousands of times on Facebook. The posts add that Prayut narrowly beat Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau for the to
Democrats criticized state legislatures for developing new laws that they said disenfranchised voters of color.
A widely shared Facebook post claims that President Joe Biden issued 56 executive orders in 40 days. The full post reads: “56 Executive Orders in under 40 days.....That, my friends, is an actual Dictator.” a.image2.image-link.imag
The suspect accused of opening fire inside a crowded Colorado supermarket was a 21-year-old man who purchased an assault weapon less than a week earlier.
Less than two weeks before a gunman killed 10 people at a Boulder supermarket, a local judge weighed in on the city's gun-regulation measures.
The new legislation will fine people for leaving the UK for leisure activities from 29 March onwards.
The suspect in the Boulder supermarket shootings bought the assault rifle six days before the shooting where 10 people were killed, including a police officer, according to an arrest affidavit.
A viral tweet claimed that the shooting suspect in the Atlanta spa killings purchased a gun on the same day eight people were killed.
Did 2,000 people die from the COVID-19 vaccine and do people over 60 need someone to stay with them for up to 20 days after getting the vaccine, as a health precaution? No, that is misleading. There is no proof that the deaths of people w
The "bad day" remarks in question came from Capt. Jay Baker with the Cherokee Sheriff’s Office in Canton, Georgia.
The Georgia law enforcement spokesperson who drew criticism for apparently downplaying the motive behind a rash of fatal shooting attacks on March 17 2021 came under even more scrutiny online, after reports that he promoted shirts pushing a racist R
Readers inquired about rumors that claimed Lyft and Uber would be offering free rides to impaired drivers on St. Patrick's Day in 2021.
Thanks to COVID-19 restrictions, celebrations will be muted in 2021.
A tradition that began in 1952 will continue uninterrupted, if modified by COVID-19 concerns.
According to a rumor from a TikTok video, the military's Stanley R. Mickelsen Safeguard Complex had something to do with "the illuminati."
It's time to set your clocks — and move your rocks — according to this internet meme.
The Uttar Pradesh Police said it has neither undertaken a 30-day mask checking campaign nor disseminated such information.
The annual shift comes at 2 a.m. local time Sunday in most of the United States.
Facebook and Twitter posts share a video they claim shows women chanting blasphemous slogans during the women’s day march in Pakistan in March 2021. The claim, however, is false: the misleading video clip has been inaccurately subtitled; in the ori