Did a federal agency document 3,848 deaths due to COVID-19 vaccinations? No, that's not true: The claim exploits the government's rough list of unverified reports collected by the Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System (VAERS). Anyone can
The Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 has been suspended after players from various teams tested COVID-19 positive.
Segregation laws in America had a direct impact on the Pentagon's design and the people who built it.
Was a McDonald's in Elkton, Maryland, closed due to a sex trafficking investigation? No, that's not true. Local police said they have no such case underway and the claim was posted on a fake "Elkton, MD" Facebook page that is not the page
The video in question is related to the Vizag gas leak in 2020. It is not linked to COVID-19.
Social media posts claim plywood is expensive because it is being used to protect storefronts during protests. This is false; experts say the price of the material is up due to high demand for use in construction combined with supply limitations.
Purna Kumbh was held within 11 years because of the favorable astrological position of the "Sun moving into Aries and Jupiter into Aquarius" in 2021.
Guidance states that care home residents can register for a postal vote. If they wish to vote in person, they must self-isolate for 14 days afterward.
The brothers walked on either side of their cousin, Peter Phillips.
LaMarcus Aldridge retired from the NBA after saying he experienced an irregular heartbeat during his final game with the Brooklyn Nets.
REVIEW Vaccines for COVID-19 became available to the public less than a year after the virus was first detected, much faster than any other vaccine development in history. Some social media users have used the speed of development to imply that COVID-
On April 13 2021, an Imgur user shared Twitter screenshots purportedly showing contradictory opinions from right-wing activist Charlie Kirk of Turning Point USA, an organization promoting far right views on high school and college campuses. In a post t
The Minnesota Twins issued a statement about the reason for the game postponement.
Adverse reactions in four states led to a temporary cessation of the administration of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine, but the CDC has not "found any reason for concern."
Facebook posts shared thousands of times claim Quebec is exempt from carbon pricing. This is misleading, the province is exempt from Canada’s federal carbon tax because it puts a price on pollution through a cap-and-trade system that was in place yea
After nearly 82 years in business, the River Oaks Theatre turned off its projectors last month.
While major shipping companies have diverted some traffic around the southern tip of Africa, screenshots from vessel tracking apps do not necessarily illustrate this point.
"Alternate arrangements for the teaching of the course have been made," York University later announced.
That’s according to several people, including one familiar with club operations, who said Mar-a-Lago had “partially closed” a section of the club and quarantined some of its workers “out of an abundance of caution.”
Sources said the bill was due to be rushed to the committee stage but has been delayed due to pushback from campaigners. This can't be confirmed.
Americans will be getting extra time to prepare their taxes. The Internal Revenue Service says it’s delaying the traditional tax filing deadline from April 15 until May 17.
A warning has been shared repeatedly in Facebook, Twitter and Line posts that urge people to turn off their mobile phones because “dangerous cosmic rays will pass by earth.” The claim is false; a Thai expert told AFP that the warning is “fake new
The two German shepherds, Major and Champ, moved into the presidential mansion in late January.
Both states have reopened schools again, and officials have denied news of shut down due to an increase in COVID -19 cases.
On March 2 2021, throngs of Twitter users objected to the purported canceling or banning of books by Theodor Geisel, also known as children’s author Dr. Seuss. In some tellings, it was actual censorship — a state-sponsored cancellation that
A January 21 2021 Facebook post about two athletes — Kenyan runner Abel Mutai and Spanish runner Ivan Fernandez — was shared more than 100,000 times in a little over a month: Kenyan runner Abel Mutai was only a few meters from the finish l
The COVID-19 pandemic negatively impacted restaurants across the world, but the story of a TGI Fridays deal was unfortunately one of a kind.
REVIEW The COVID-19 pandemic that swept across the U.S. since early 2020 has caused almost 28 million identified cases and 500,000 deaths in the country. In the midst of this major health crisis, the U.S. have seen an important political shift with
Was Joe Biden silent on the 4 million people without power due to a February 2021 winter storm? No, that's not true. The president did not appear on camera to address the situation, but he made several public statements about the storm an
U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz was called out for traveling to Cancun, Mexico, as both a devastating winter storm and a pandemic impacted his state.
Did all of Germany's close to 30,000 wind turbines and millions of photovoltaic panels suddenly stop working due to harsh weather conditions? And do wind turbines in Germany have to be heated in cold temperatures, taxing the country's ene
Due process is a bedrock protection for anyone facing a loss of “life, liberty or property” — not public office.
The figure of 500,000 includes those going bankrupt "somewhat" because of their medical bills or illness.
Did Pfizer halt production of the COVID-19 vaccine due to deaths? No, that's not true: The pharmaceutical company said that it's making improvements to a facility in Belgium, resulting in a "temporary reduction in the number of doses deli
A man who told police that the coronavirus pandemic left him afraid to fly has been arrested on charges that he hid in a secured area at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport for three months.
REVIEW So far, the 2020-2021 flu season has seen fewer cases than in previous years, leading to allegations that flu cases are being misdiagnosed as COVID-19. These claims started circulating on social media in late 2020 and early 2021, including th
Did 32,000 votes "disappear" from Georgia Senate runoff candidate David Perdue live on CNN and ABC? No, that's not true: Video from January 5, 2021, of the coverage of the runoff Senate races in Georgia showed the vote tally for David Per
We know the photograph of the Georgia senator is real.
In the final days of campaigning, the Republican Senate candidates are appealing to the most conservative part of the electorate.
Just how cold does it get in Novosibirsk, Russia?