The FBI said the body of Gabrielle “Gabby” Petito was found by law enforcement agents who spent the weekend searching camp sites on the eastern border of Grand Teton National Park.
Durst, 78, was convicted of the first-degree murder of Susan Berman, who was shot at point-blank range in the back of the head in her Los Angeles home in December 2000.
Did the oldest working nurse in the U.S. recommend that seniors use a specific brand of humidifiers to ward off COVID-19 during the winter? No, that's not true: The video that made the claim used fictional quotes and unrelated footage of
The Justice Department is reviewing its policies on housing transgender inmates in the federal prison system after protections for transgender prisoners were rolled back in the Trump administration.
The JCVI did not recommend COVID-19 vaccines for all children. It had already recommended COVID-19 vaccines for some children.
A post on Facebook claims that income tax and tax raised on whisky sales in Scotland go “straight to England” to be spent on its priorities, and that Scotland subsidises England. This is not true. Firsty, the figures given for tax rev
A post on Facebook with a picture of a little girl in hospital claims: “She gets a dollar for every pic that's shared it goes towards her kidney transplant”. Although the post is from 2018, it has been going viral again recently and has bee
Did Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez spend thousands of dollars for her dress and her ticket to the Met Gala 2021, held by The Metropolitan Museum of Art? No, that's not true: according to her communications director, Ocasio-Cortez's dress,
Will all Australians who are not vaccinated by the end of the year be put into "isolation camps"? No, that's not true: A spokesperson at 7News Australia told Lead Stories that the account in which this claim was made is fake. Also, a repr
She also said she would not attend the Met Gala because of the vaccination requirement.
Did the Secretary of Defense send a text to all active military personnel telling them to get the COVID-19 vaccine by 10 a.m. or they would be court-martialed, and did 12 F-22 pilots walk off the job because of the text? No, that's not tr
“Health and social care will devour 40pc of all public spending by next year.” Daily Telegraph, 8 September 2021. “As a result of the latest changes, health is likely to account for 44 per cent of all public spending by 2025, up fro
Did former President Donald Trump end President Joe Biden's antifa meeting with a riot and did Biden say "sorry" to troops and resign? No, none of that is true: This is a clickbait headline that is not supported by the video it purports t
James Spears filed his petition to terminate the conservatorship in Los Angeles Superior Court.
As President Joe Biden stuck to a deadline for pulling U.S. forces out of Afghanistan, he was criticized for leaving some Americans and thousands of Afghan allies behind and for not responding fast enough to the Taliban’s takeover. Biden was also las
Does the use of ivermectin as a dewormer for horses mean it is only a veterinary medicine? No, that's not true: There are ivermectin doses for 1,000-pound animals and different doses and forms to treat rosacea and parasites in humans. But
A post on Facebook, shared hundreds of times, wrongly claims there are more than 850,000 registered sex offenders in the UK. There are far fewer than 850,000 registered sex offenders in the UK In May, the National Crime Agency published an
The NHL is set to return to the Olympics in Beijing this winter after reaching an agreement with international officials, though the league and players have the opportunity to withdraw if pandemic circumstances warrant.
Does an Israeli study based on medical records of the Maccabi Healthcare Services HMO prove vaccines are less effective than natural immunity? No, that's not true: While the study does indicate people who survived infection with SARS-CoV-
NFL players can wear social justice messages on their helmets again this season and “It Takes All of Us” and “End Racism” will be stenciled in end zones for the second straight year.
Far right extremist groups like the Proud Boys and Oath Keepers are planning to attend a rally later at the U.S. Capitol that is designed to demand “justice” for the hundreds of people who have been charged in connection with January’s insurrection.
We examine four factual claims worthy of scrutiny in the speech.
Did hurricanes Katrina, Gustav, Issac, Harvey and Ida all make landfall on the same day of the calendar? No, that's not true: While they made landfall within a few calendar days of each other in different years, they did not all make land
The GOP-controlled Texas Legislature passed a broad overhaul of the state’s election laws, tightening already strict voting rules and dealing a bruising defeat to Democrats.
Did the Taliban use a U.S. Blackhawk helicopter to hang a person and then fly over the city of Kandahar with their body suspended by a rope? No, that's not true: This blurry footage shows a helicopter flying with a living person suspended
Twenty-four hours after the departure of the last American C-17 cargo plane from Kabul, Biden vigorously defended his decision to end America's longest war and withdraw all U.S. troops ahead of an Aug. 31 deadline.
The final pullout fulfilled President Joe Biden’s pledge to end what he called a “forever war” that began in response to the attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, that killed nearly 3,000 people in New York, Washington and rural Pennsylvania.
Did President Joe Biden not go to Dover Air Force Base (AFB) on August 29, 2021, to attend the dignified transfer of the remains of service members killed in a suicide bombing at Kabul airport in Afghanistan? No, that's not true: A spokes
The new fries are meant to stay crispy for delivery.
On March 4 2019, the Twitter account @qikipedia tweeted: Independence from Britain is celebrated somewhere in the world, on average, one in every seven days. No citation was included alongside the tweet, which was also shared to Facebook and RedditR
Japan suspended use of about 1.63 million doses of Moderna vaccine Thursday after contamination was found in unused vials, raising concern of a supply shortage as the country tries to accelerate vaccinations amid a COVID-19 surge.
We have been asked on WhatsApp about the effect of the Covid-19 vaccines on breastfeeding. Although there is limited data regarding breastfeeding and the vaccines as pregnant and breastfeeding women were not included in clinical trials, all evidence co
In this special investigation, Snopes found that the apparent QAnon believer livestreamed to Facebook Live the day of the attack on the U.S. Capitol.
A Facebook post claims that “due to changes in validity since leaving Europe, your passport is now only valid for 10 years from the issue date on your passport.” When you renew your passport as an adult, it is valid for ten years from the d
Come as you are as long as you're not naked.
We’ve been asked on WhatsApp whether there is any reason to avoid the Covid-19 vaccines currently available in the UK during the first trimester of pregnancy. Dr Jo Mountfield, consultant obstetrician and vice president of the Royal College
Does a doctor share evidence of vaccine harm to an Ohio school board? No, that's not true: A man who appeared at a school board meeting in Ohio repeated multiple COVID-19 vaccine conspiracy theories that Lead Stories has previously debunk
The Associated Press called on Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis to end “harassing behavior” by one of his press aides against an AP reporter who has received threats and other online abuse.
A standoff in Texas over new voting restrictions that gridlocked the state Capitol for 38 consecutive days ended when some Democrats who fled to Washington, D.C., dropped their holdout, paving the way for Republicans to resume pushing an elections over
A North Carolina man who claimed to have a bomb in a pickup truck near the U.S. Capitol surrendered to law enforcement after an hourslong standoff that prompted a massive police response and the evacuations of government buildings in the area.