A production assistant on the film debunked a rumor that Liu threw actual punches at Murray.
U.S. Surgeon General Vivek Murthy wrote that bogus claims have led people to reject vaccines and public health advice on masks and social distancing.
President Joe Biden announced the moves during a virtual meeting with governors from Western states and as a huge swath of the Pacific Northwest endures one of the worst heat waves in recent memory.
Are doctors giving men estrogen patches to treat COVID-19 since women are better at fighting the virus? No, that's misleading. An article published by the New York Times with the online headline "Women are better at fighting COVID-19, so
The photograph and others like it were initially censored by the British government.
Fact-checkers emphasized Tuesday the importance of collaboration in protecting election integrity and fighting back against false accusations of fraud. Speaking at Tuesday’s IFCN Talk, Gilberto Scofield Jr., business and development director for the
It may be possible in "Star Trek" but not on 21st Century Earth.
Gotta fight 'em all.
Ali's final fight was in 1981.
Most Republicans oppose the bill that would establish a commission to investigate the attack by Donald Trump supporters over the election.
A photo of a Malaysian newspaper’s front page has been shared thousands of times on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and TikTok, alongside a claim that Israel has accused Malaysia of training a Hamas fighter in May 2021. The image was shared during an
The class also includes Tina Turner, Carole King and Todd Rundgren.
A video has been shared thousands of times on Facebook with the claim that it shows Boko Haram insurgents hoisting their flag in Niger state, close to Nigeria’s capital Abuja. This is false: the clip, filmed in 2011 during the Libyan Civil War, show
“Right now I have what we think is the strongest election integrity measures in the country,” Gov. Ron DeSantis said as he signed it.
A video showing members of a wedding party arguing in the street has circulated in numerous social media posts. The footage purportedly shows a groom confronting his bride for cheating on him with one of the groomsmen. This is false; the footage is ac
Is Bill Gates fighting to keep the ingredients of COVID-19 vaccines secret? No, that's not true: The ingredients to each COVID-19 vaccine currently in use are not secret. They are publicly available, including on the FDA website. Gates, a
Seven fact-checking organizations spread across the globe will get a combined $500,000 in grant funding to help support their efforts to fight COVID-19 vaccine misinformation. The award is part of the Vaccine Grant Program — a partnership between W
A fight over the name of Josh drew a crowd from around the country to a Nebraska park Saturday for a heated pool-noodle brawl.
A decades-long movement to reshape the American political map took a further step as the House of Representatives approved a bill to make the nation's capital the 51st state.
A Facebook post with more than 6,400 views shows a fight breaking out in the streets. A caption beneath this video reads “Pubs back open in Luton this morning all going well.” While pub gardens reopened in England last then, this fight did
In January, 60 councils across England were given money by the government to help spread Covid-19 vaccine advice through trusted “Community Champions”. We talked to some of them about what they’ve been doing, what’s been workin
To create Android, Google wrote millions of lines of new computer code. But it also used 11,330 lines of code and an organization that’s part of Oracle’s Java platform.
A third-party's misidentification caused a false rumor to go viral.
“Major League Baseball, Coca-Cola and Delta may be scared of Stacey Abrams, Joe Biden and the left, but I am not,” Gov. Brian Kemp said.
A mixed martial arts fighter had his finger severed during a match in Philadelphia, but doctors were eventually able to reattach it.
A Las Cruces firefighter who is also a beekeeper is credited with safely removing a swarm of bees found inside a parked car.
Attorney General Merrick Garland ordered a review of how the Justice Department can best deploy its resources to combat hate crimes during a surge in incidents targeting Asian Americans.
With women and people of color elected in larger numbers in many states, legislatures are being forced to confront longstanding dress codes that are increasingly viewed as sexist and racist.
A screenshot of a Facebook status supposedly written by Robert Aaron Long, the suspected Atlanta gunman, is a hoax.
Much of the job of correcting misinformation about COVID-19 has fallen to the world’s front-line medical workers.
Senate Republicans prepared to vote lockstep against the relief bill, taking the calculated political risk that Americans will sour on the big-dollar spending.
It's common to mistake a vapor cone for a sonic boom.
The Manhattan district attorney’s office enforced a subpoena on Trump’s accounting firm within hours of a Supreme Court ruling and now has the documents in hand.
Did the Coca-Cola company discontinue "Vanilla Coke" in an effort to fight white supremacy? No, that's not true: This story, a satirical spin-off of a real controversy regarding online diversity training and Coca-Cola, was published origi
Footage of a wedding party arguing in the street has been circulated in multiple social media posts purporting to show a bride confronting the groom for cheating on her with one of the bridesmaids. This is false; this video clip is actually a scene fr
The proceedings came to abrupt halt Saturday morning, with even senators seemingly confused about next steps.
Most experts agree that the current U.S. system, which relies heavily on lab testing, is still incapable of containing the virus that is killing more than 3,000 Americans per day.
Fact-checkers in Ukraine, Germany and India were already contending with the spread of mis- and disinformation on the encrypted messaging app Telegram. Then the app’s popularity got a huge boost in early 2021 following the deplatforming of former U.S
Fans of the show "The West Wing" saw some familiar musical acts during President Joe Biden's inaugural ceremonies.