U.S. aid to Ukraine will continue during a government shutdown, but programs for food stamps, transportation, education, justice, environmental protection and homelessness will not.
The pandemic had something to do with it, but so did policy.
Americans “currently are making less than at the height of the Great Depression.”
Did 850 deaths occur in two weeks in Monterrey, a city in the Mexican state of Nuevo León, that were caused by myocarditis? No, that's not true: The increased number of deaths in Mexico during June 2023 occurred during a heat wave, and i
CLAIM: A picture shows former President Donald Trump being greeted by applauding police officers as he was booked in Georgia following his indictment in that state.
AP’S ASSESSMENT: False.
Did conservative TV personality Candace Owens call professional soccer player Megan Rapinoe an "angry toddler" while debating Rapinoe on a segment of her show, "Candace"? No, that's not true: A representative of Rapinoe told Lead Stories
A video showed President Joe Biden falling asleep during an event with the Maui, Hawaii, wildfire survivors and families.
The Canadian government sharply criticized the tech megafirm Meta on August 21 2023 for continuing to bar Facebook users in the country from accessing online news on the platform amid a devastating series of wildfires. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau kno
Was Hurricane Dora, which passed nearly 500 miles south of Hawaii, too far away to fan the deadly wildfires that killed scores of people on Maui in early August 2023? No, that's not true: The flames that raced across western Maui were dri
Quick Take The United States dropped nuclear bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki in August 1945, killing hundreds of thousands of people to force Japan’s surrender in World War II. A video on social media falsely claims the cities “wer
Video shows President Joe Biden falling asleep “on live TV.”
Did then-President Barack Obama refer to his wife Michelle as "Michael" during a speech in 2011? No, that's not true: He was talking about Navy Adm. Mike Mullen's son then-Lt. Michael Edward Mullen. This clip takes a moment from a speech
Does a video show President Joe Biden struggling to speak during an MSNBC interview? No, that's not true: The video has been heavily edited to only show when the president stumbled over his words and it is not a true depiction of what he
On July 19 2023, a post on Reddit’s r/TikTokCringe — a forum dedicated, as its name indicates, to cringe-inducing videos — purportedly depicted an on-air phone discussion between Fox News personality Jesse Watters and his mother:
President Joe Biden fell asleep during a meeting with Israeli President Isaac Herzog.
Did the French military say in July 2023 that it would arrest French President Emmanuel Macron for treason during 2023 French protests? No, that's not true: The claim relies on unsubstantiated information and there is no evidence that the
Did a young woman blindside former vice president Mike Pence while he was walking in a parade, hitting him squarely in the back of the head with a water balloon? No, that's not true: The video shows the Stewart Manor 4th of July Parade in
“French President Macron has declared a total ban on social media reporting of events in France.”
Does a video show a building on fire in France amid the 2023 protests following the police shooting death of a teenager of North African descent? No, that's not true: The video shows a fire in a residential building in Ajman, United Arab
Posts claiming that protesters have released the animals from Paris Zoo have circulated extremely widely online.
Audio is of “the knocking they caught from the submarine” that imploded on the way to view the Titanic wreckage.
Did a child yell, "Shut the fuck up!" while President Joe Biden was speaking at an event? No, that's not true: The shouting child's voice was edited into this footage of Biden speaking at a Take Your Child To Work Day event at the White H