https://www.factcheck.org/2021/01/timeline-of-national-guard-deployment-to-capitol/ On the day of the C
On the day of the Capitol riot on Jan. 6, the first National Guard members arrived to assist at about 5:40 p.m. By then, most of the violence had subsided. In the critical minutes before rioters had breached the Capitol building around 2 p.m., the chie
President Donald Trump distorted how he responded to the chaos at the Capitol, falsely stating that he acted immediately to bring in the National Guard.
Law enforcement was criticized for its slow response as chaos unfolded at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C.
A photograph from the summer's Black Lives Matter protests went viral as Trump supporters attacked the Capitol.
The first person in the U.S. known to be infected with a new and apparently more contagious variant of the coronavirus was identified as a Colorado National Guardsman.
After Ethiopia’s government announced it had stripped immunity from prosecution for officials of the Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF), an image of a man in handcuffs was widely shared on social media with claims that it showed a leader of
The "Easter egg" in the ride queue is among many.
Is the National Guard only being activated in "blue (D) cities" to prepare for possible violence during the 2020 presidential election? No, that's not true: Activations have been reported in both blue and red states, for a total of some 3
SUMMARY This article “‘Sleeping giant’ Arctic methane deposits starting to release, scientists find” was published in The Guardian in October 2020, and has received more than 150,000 interactions on social media, according to
The law "does not make public employers absolute insurers against all wrongs," a three-judge panel held in a case involving sexual assault by a jail guard.
The Swiss Guards, the world’s oldest standing army, provide ceremonial guard duty during papal Masses, man the Vatican gates and help protect the 83-year-old Pope Francis.
Did the King of Bahrain attend a convention with an eight-foot-tall weaponized robotic bodyguard? No, that's not true: This video shows a performer wearing a partially mechanized robot suit in a promotional appearance as "Titan the Robot"
Was Kyle Rittenhouse just protecting his own business in Kenosha, Wisconsin, when he allegedly shot at a crowd protesting the police shooting of Jacob Blake? No, this is not true. Rittenhouse, seen armed with a semi-automatic rifle, was w
Facebook posts shared thousands of times in Canada claim that parliament has passed a law that would allow the government to quarantine a child who showed COVID-19 symptoms at school separately from a parent. This is false; Canada’s legislature has n
A black-and-white photograph of a man with a rifle and dagger holding a group of soldiers captive has been shared on Facebook hundreds of times with the claim that it shows Italian troops surrendering to an Ethiopian officer. The post insinuates this i
A popular September 2019 Facebook post about guards at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier makes a number of claims, among them that anyone serving as a Sentinel “must commit 2 years of life to guard the tomb, live in a barracks under the tomb, and
https://thefulcrum.us/balance-of-power/minnesota-national-guard "Minnesota's Democrat governor [Tim Wal
One striking photograph highlighted the political unrest taking place in the U.S. capital and across the country following the death of George Floyd.
After a June 15 2020 Facebook Live video from Stacey Talbert (during which she sobbed over a delayed Egg McMuffin at a Georgia McDonald’s) went viral, a couple of tweets claimed that Talbert was a security guard posing as a police officer: UP
SUMMARY The article in The Guardian misleadingly claims that the latest generation of climate models are more sensitive to carbon emissions than scientists previously thought. Instead, reviewers of this article state that the best estimate of climat
Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz called in the National Guard as looting broke out in St. Paul and a wounded Minneapolis braced for more violence after rioting over the death of George Floyd.
A woman, her adult son and husband have been charged in the fatal shooting of a security guard who refused to let her daughter enter a Family Dollar in Michigan because she wasn't wearing a face mask to protect against transmission of the coronavirus.
The Ohio National Guard opened fire on unarmed college students during a war protest at Kent State University on May 4, 1970. Four students were killed, and nine others were injured.
Is the U.S. Department of Homeland Security preparing to mobilize the National Guard to enforce a nationwide quarantine? No, that's not true: The National Guard has issued a tweet refuting those claims. The item has been copied-and-pasted from
Schools, houses of worship, and large gathering spaces will close in a "containment zone" in New Rochelle, New York. The New York City suburb is believed to be the nation's biggest cluster of coronavirus cases.
The suspect was tackled by library patrons after the stabbing.
In a microcosm of the problem with aggregation-based reporting, film director James Gunn went online to refute a story circulating about him that relied on a falsified photograph of one of his social media accounts. On February 1 2020, the pop-culture
While NATO leaders are professing unity as they gather for a summit near London, several seem to have been caught in an unguarded exchange on camera apparently gossiping about U.S. President Donald Trump’s behavior.
Two jail guards responsible for monitoring Jeffrey Epstein the night he killed himself were sleeping and browsing the internet instead, according to an indictment charging the guards with lying on prison records to cover themselves.
Guards Tova Noel and Michael Thomas were accused in a grand jury indictment of neglecting their duties by failing to check on Jeffrey Epstein for nearly eight hours.
A Wisconsin school district is rehiring a black security guard after he was fired last week for repeating a racial slur while telling a student not to use it, a union official said.
Bruno Dey, a former SS private, told the court that "the images of misery and horror have haunted me my entire life," the German dpa news agency reported.
Rescuers are communicating with the trapped sailors through a hole they drilled, but getting them out poses difficult technical challenges.
A rescue team has heard noises from inside a cargo ship where four crew members are missing after their huge vessel overturned and caught fire, but the flames and smoke have so far prevented the rescuers from safely penetrating the unstable vessel.
The news comes as hurricane season is ramping up.
The move by the Justice Department came amid mounting evidence that the chronically understaffed Metropolitan Correctional Center may have bungled its responsibility to keep the 66-year-old Epstein from harming himself while he awaited trial on charges
Did one of the guards (named Arturus Tubolls) that was supposed to watch Jeffrey Epstein mysteriously vanish? No, that's not true: the story was published by a liberal satire website that tries to fool Trump supporters and Republicans into sha
Guards on Jeffrey Epstein’s unit were working extreme overtime shifts to make up for staffing shortages the morning of his apparent suicide.
Up to 150 people, including women and children, went missing and were feared drowned after their boats capsized in the Mediterranean Sea.