Gen. Michael E. Langley was born in Shreveport, Louisiana, and grew up at military bases as his father served in the Air Force.
Did the world's first female F-35 pilot crash a plane on its first flight? No, that's not true: According to Lt. Col. (retired) Christine Mau, she has "never crashed any airplane." A public affairs officer with the U.S. Air Force (USAF) c
The results largely followed a broader decline in the digital advertising market that is dinging Meta rivals such as Google, Twitter, and Snap.
The images captured by the James Webb Space Telescope are authentic. Also, NASA has explained the Webb structure and the launch on its website.
Ivana Trump, a skier-turned-businesswoman who formed half of a publicity power couple in the 1980s as the first wife of former President Donald Trump and mother of his oldest children, has died in New York City.
U.S. Rep. Mayra Flores is “the first Mexican-born member of Congress.”
Denmark reported the first monkeypox outbreak in 1958. There is no clinical evidence linking this outbreak to polio vaccines.
Biden nominated engineer and physicist Arati Prabhakar to the science adviser job, which also includes running the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy.
Stephen Colbert lashed out at those comparing the incident to the Jan. 6, 2021, U.S. Capitol riot.
Is Bill Gates the "first man to bring computers into this world," and is he worth "trillions and trillions"? No, that's not true: A social media video post purporting to be sharing "the truth about Bill Gates" makes those claim but offers
Does data from England show children are up to 303 times more likely to die from COVID-19 following vaccination than unvaccinated children? Yes, that's true, but raw numbers don't tell the full story. "The numbers appear correct, but ...
The image, taken in 2007, shows a replica of Sweden's Gotheborg ship on the Thames at Tower Bridge. The original shipwrecked in 1745.
Anti-abortion campaigners have participated in both violent and non-violent protests since Roe v. Wade was ruled.
On May 9 2022, discourse about the SCOTUS/Roe v. Wade leak turned to ongoing protests outside the homes of Supreme Court justices — and a very popular tweet suggested that in the 1990s, that same court ruled that protests outside the homes of abo
A Colorado prison inmate has tested positive for bird flu in the first recent confirmed case of a human infected with the disease.
Does a photo of President Joe Biden and first lady Jill Biden show a fake presidential seal? No, that's not true: A fuzzy photograph from the April 18, 2022, Easter Egg Roll at the White House does show the real presidential seal, as prov
https://www.factcheck.org/2022/04/bidens-numbers-first-quarterly-update/ Here’s how the U.S. has been
Summary Here’s how the U.S. has been performing since President Joe Biden assumed office: The economy regained 7.9 million jobs, getting within 1.6 million of the peak employment before the pandemic. Unemployment fell to 3.6%; unfilled job openi
The Senate confirmed Ketanji Brown Jackson to the Supreme Court, shattering a historic barrier by securing her place as the first Black female justice.
Only 2% of K-12 students would benefit from Iowa’s school voucher bill.
The photo identifying Natasha Perakov is taken from a shopping site. Nadiya Savchenko is Ukraine's first female combat pilot, and she is still alive.
MSNBC's Lawrence O'Donnell provided some interesting historical background to Ketanji Brown Jackson's confirmation hearings in March 2022.
Did Republicans nominate the first Black woman to the U.S. Supreme Court, only for her nomination to be blocked and filibustered by then-Sen. Joe Biden? No, that's not true: Janice Rogers Brown was only nominated for and confirmed as a ju
Republicans “nominated the 1st Black woman to the SCOTUS & she was BLOCKED & filibustered by… Joe Biden.”
https://time.com/4858683/fact-checking-history/ At TIME Magazine’s 20th anniversary dinner, in 1943,
“The UK Government’s Ukraine Family Scheme is the first visa scheme in the world to launch since President Putin’s invasion of Ukraine.” Home Office, 7 March 2022. The Home Office has said that the UK Government’s Ukraine
U.S. gas prices hit a high on March 8, and President Joe Biden warned Americans they may pay even more at the pump after he banned imports of oil from Russia to […] The post Gas prices aren’t high due to shut down US production. Oil productio
"Gas is high because they shut down production in the U.S.” under the Biden administration.
"In my first year in office, Aurora homicides went down by 40%."
Did Ukraine's "first female fighter pilot" Natasha Perakov die after sustaining critical wounds in the 2022 Russia-Ukraine conflict? No, that's not true: Not only is a picture used to identify Perakov actually of another service member in
Quick Take “Bernie Gores” was not killed in Afghanistan in August, and he wasn’t the “first American casualty of the Ukraine crisis.” He doesn’t exist. But Facebook users were faked out by fabricated tweets that purport to show CNN
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy confirmed the death of 137 people, including civilians and military, on the night of February 24.
There are photos of cats that predate this particular photo.
Was 2022 the first time the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention talked about blood clots ahead of the Super Bowl? No, that's not true: The CDC also publicized blood clots in connection with the NFL championship on Twitter before th
The Nobel Prize winner may have had some support in the early years of his career.
On February 9 2022, Trendolizer identified an article that was purportedly (and partly) headlined, “First Article of Impeachment Laid Out Against Joe Biden.” Trendolizer flagged it as virally popular; Facebook shares of the link looked lik
At the time, horseless carriages in the U.K. could not exceed 4 mph, and had to be accompanied by an operator waving a red flag as a warning to others.
Fox News host Sean Hannity misleadingly claimed that President Joe Biden was venturing into unprecedented territory with his pledge to nominate a Black woman as a replacement for U.S. Supreme […] The post Sean Hannity claimed Joe Biden is the fir
“There's never been a president (before Joe Biden) that has made race and gender the defining factor” for a Supreme Court nomination.
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