The intricacies of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict extend far beyond the simplistic narrative of placing blame on a single entity. This complexity emerges from a myriad of actors, historical incidents, change in policies, and external influences int
We fact-checked California Gov. Gavin Newsom and Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis in a debate moderated by Sean Hannity. See how the governors’ claims stack up on COVID lockdowns, taxes, the economy and more:
In Florida, “any woman who has an abortion after six weeks — and any doctor who gives her care — will be guilty of a felony.”
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There’s a prevalent narrative that assumes all Palestinians reject a two-state solution to the Israel-Palestine disagreement. However, this depiction neglects the complexity and diversity of perspectives within the Palestinian population. This
The narrative that Israel was “a land without a people for a people without a land” has often been cited in historical, political, and philosophical discourses. This multifaceted exploration will delve not only into the origins of this cl
Public opinion in any society is a complex fabric woven from threads of individual experiences, socioeconomic realities, political landscapes, and personal ideologies. The question of support for Hamas among Palestinians is an epitome of this innate
In an era where the world faces the monumental challenge of the COVID-19 pandemic, the role of vaccines cannot be overemphasized. Over the past year, advancements in science have given humanity hope, through the formulation and administration of vacc
In American history, the First Thanksgiving holds a place of high sentiment and significance. It is often portrayed as a harmonious gathering between the early settlers and Native Americans, with images of a bountiful table filled with modern dishes.
Alaska, renowned for its stunning landscapes and diverse wildlife, is also the cradle of rich cultural heritage, shared by indigenous communities who have lived in symbiosis with nature for tens of centuries. Among them, the Inupiat, Yupik, and Chukc
As the festive season sets in, bringing with it an air of nostalgia and warmth, various traditions come alive in American households. This essay delves into one such alleged custom – the connection between Thanksgiving and Christmas fruitcakes.
In America’s tapestry of traditions, the Thanksgiving holiday stands out as an emblem of gratitude, autumnal festivities, and familial gatherings. Part of its intrigue, unbeknownst to many, lies in a historical wrinkle known as ‘Franksgiv
“Because wages are rising, this Thanksgiving dinner is the fourth-cheapest ever as a percentage of average earnings.”
The federal government and the Federal Reserve were “raising inflation,” something that “had nothing to do with … getting our economy back in line” but rather to fund a “war against a bunch of civilians.”
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Human vulnerability to ailments in the face of climate change and the elements remains a topic of great intrigue and omnipresent folklore. This is especially clear in the case of the common cold and its perceived correlation to cold weather. Through
The human body is a complex organism, composed of a wide variety of cells that contribute to its overall functionality and well-being. With advancements in scientific technology, researchers have embarked on a journey to discover and understand the v
Since its inception and widespread acceptance, the world without air conditioning seems inconceivable, especially in regions where crippling summers and persistent sultry conditions insist on its indispensable utility. Interestingly, the advent of ai
“Last year alone, natural disasters in America caused $178 billion in damages.”
Tucker Carlson’s show on X focused on gender-affirming care for trans people. But he and his guest strayed from the facts on key issues.
The historic event known as the First Thanksgiving is universally recognized as a landmark in American history. Traditionally, it is viewed as a time of celebration and unity between the Pilgrims who arrived on the shore of the New World aboard the M
Gov. Ron DeSantis of Florida and Nikki Haley, the former governor of South Carolina, have attacked each other with misleading claims on dealings with Chinese companies, energy and refugees.
Like any aspect of culture or technology, names often bear historical or symbolic weight. In the technological world, the names given to programming languages can carry significant implications for their public reception and recognition. One enigmati
“In 1992, this country made a promise to Ukraine. We said if you return nuclear missiles that were part of the old Soviet Union to Russia, and they invade you, we will protect you.”
The Republican candidates had tough words for President Biden on Israel evacuations, Ukraine funding and Iran policy. But how accurate were their attacks?
Here’s our roundup of fishy claims in the third GOP debate of the 2024 election cycle.
PolitiFact live fact-checked the third GOP debate in Miami. We sorted through the presidential candidates’ claims on Israel-Hamas war, abortion, taxes, the environment and more. Take a look.
"Over the past four decades, we’ve lost over 400,000 farms in America (and) over 140 million acres of farmland. And that’s an area roughly equal to the size of Minnesota, North and South Dakota combined.”
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The DeSantis TV ad said, “Biden fails, DeSantis leads” citing the Florida governor’s role in evacuating Americans from Israel for free. The State Department also evacuated Americans, but charged them. His claim about sending troops to the border
“In the time it’s going to take me to deliver this speech, we’ll go up another $20 million in debt.”
Former President Donald Trump has made dozens of promises to crack down on federal employees, investigate prosecutors, renew his travel ban and end birthright citizenship. Here, we check whether a viral post from a liberal website has described them ac
Jim Justice “supports banning sporting rifles for law-abiding citizens.”
“The Inflation Reduction Act led to higher taxes.”
We fact-checked GOP presidential primary candidate Ron DeSantis’ “Politics & Eggs” speech in New Hampshire and found some of his claims about education, taxes and the economy need more context.
Sen. Tim Scott, R-S.C., and former Vice President Mike Pence spoke on the closing day of a Republican Party-sponsored summit in New Hampshire, a crucial early primary state. PolitiFact reporters on the ground fact-checked them.
Several Republican presidential candidates flocked to New Hampshire for a summit sponsored by the state GOP. They emphasized support for Israel, embraced get-tough policies at the U.S.-Mexico border and advocated for federal spending cuts. Here’s a f
The Biden administration “wanted Israel to stand down after the attack" by Hamas.