Did President Biden whisper "You're one sexy kid" in the ear of a child? No, that's not true: The audio had been edited. Lead Stories found the original video on TikTok and in it, Biden did not call the child "sexy." We also could not fin
Does a video of the South Tower at the World Trade Center in New York City exploding without a plane crashing into it during the 9/11 attacks mean that bombs were the reason the buildings exploded? No, that's not true: The video has been
Did an orange laser beam ignite a fire in a Maui church that was already consumed in flames, surrounded by blowing embers, and palm trees bending in a heavy wind? No, that's not true: This photo has been altered. The original photo by Mau
CLAIM: A photo shows a UFO emerging from the ocean next to a naval ship and a large explosion. AP’S ASSESSMENT: Altered photo.
AP’S ASSESSMENT: False.
REVIEW Since the onset of the COVID-19 vaccination campaign, several inaccurate claims have circulated that individuals directly or indirectly connected to the global vaccination effort avoided receiving their own doses. This is the case for instanc
Did a billboard in Japan read "Stop War, Stop Zelenskyy"? No, that's not true: Those statements were added to an electronic billboard on a Japanese street in a video. The actual advertisement on the sign had nothing to do with the Russian
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
Did the United Kingdom send a "'Robot Royal Force' 🇬🇧 Type-C robot" to help Ukraine with the war in July 2023? No, that's not true: There was no information or credible report online to corroborate the claim that the United Kingdom
“Biden points and waves to nobody again.”
CLAIM: President Joe Biden caught on camera sniffing a baby. AP’S ASSESSMENT: False. The loud sniffing sound was added to the original video, which merely shows the president leaning in to speak with a baby being held by its mother at a recent event.
Does a photo circulating on social media show President Joe Biden wearing a diaper? No, that's not true: The image in this post has been digitally altered. The claim appeared in a post on Instagram on June 1, 2023. It contained a picture
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
Is a photo showing a man wearing a T-shirt that says "trans kids are sexy" legitimate? No, that's not true: The man in the original image was wearing a plain white T-shirt, not a shirt with the phrase "trans kids are sexy." The original p
An Instagram video shows a man confronting President Joe Biden about an inappropriate relationship with a 13-year-old girl.
Did Bud Light introduce a new "lol CRYBABIES" billboard campaign as a response to recent backlash over the brand's association with transgender social media personality Dylan Mulvaney? No, that's not true: This is not a real ad campaign f
Did scientists find a "dimensional gateway" in Antarctica? No, that's not true: The evidence of the portals are computer-generated imagery, or CGI. Multiple photos used as background for these "dimensional gateway" photos are from stock i