In May 2021, Seattle business owner Dan Price tweeted about Millennials share of wealth (purportedly 4.8 percent) versus that of Generation X (Gen X, 9 percent), and Baby Boomers (21 percent) “at the same age”: Millennials hold 4.8% of al
The longtime performer and Tony Award winner graduated magna cum laude from Howard with a bachelor’s degree in fine arts in 1970.
Photos of a woman in a hospital bed and several newborns in incubators have been shared repeatedly in Kenya in Facebook and Twitter posts telling the story of 25-year-old Halima Cisse, a Malian woman who gave birth to nine babies in Morocco on May 4, 2
“My investigation is continuing, and we do not know for sure if this ointment was the cause of the test results, or if the test results are even accurate, as they have yet to be confirmed by the split sample,” trainer Bob Baffert said.
The tech entrepreneur and billionaire hosted the show on May 8, 2021.
Memorials, reminiscing, and memes following the death of astronaut Michael Collins in April 2021. We saw one popular meme pop up again and again, claiming that when Neil Armstrong was pondering what he might say as he stepped onto the surface of the
Multiple images posted on Instagram claim rapper DMX received a Covid-19 vaccine days before a heart attack before he died aged 50 on 9 April 2021. This claim was first shared by American gossip website MTO News. The same story was reported by a number
A 22-year-old Chicago man who was fleeing police had his back turned and appeared to drop a gun when an officer fatally shot him, video shows.
An image showing men praying in front of a coffin has been shared hundreds of times alongside a claim that it was taken at the funeral of Chad’s former president Idriss Deby Itno, who died on April 19, 2021. But the claim is false; the image shows th
The account was the first description of the shooting of Andrew Brown Jr., who was killed by deputies serving drug-related search and arrest warrants.
SciCheck Digest There is no evidence that vaccines could cause harm to people who already have been infected with SARS-CoV-2 or have become ill with the disease COVID-19. On the contrary, recent studies show the vaccine gives an important immunity boos
A video of a firefight has been circulating on social media alongside a claim that it was filmed at the presidential palace in Chad on the evening that President Idriss Déby’s death was announced. However, this video was filmed in Iraq in 2020 durin
The stunning announcement came just hours after electoral officials had declared Idriss Deby Itno the winner of the April 11 presidential election.
Does the film "Out of Shadows" prove a child-raping satanic cult controls the U.S. government and Hollywood, and operated out of a Washington, D.C., pizza parlor? No, that's not true: The film declares that the lid came off in a leading D
Some observers responded with outrage after the release of video footage showing a Chicago police officer's fatal shooting of 13-year-old Toledo.
A petition calling for the name of popular Australian snack fairy bread to be changed has been shared widely online, prompting outrage from social media users. However, the petition was started by a satirical group. There is no real campaign to chang
Was Daunte Wright pulled over by police because he had an air freshener hanging from his mirror? No, that's not true: Police have said that they stopped Wright because of expired tags, and that it was when officers approached the vehicle
Remarks attributed to U.S. President Joe Biden saw a resurgence in social media sharing in April 2021.
Did Nancy Pelosi have an affair with John F. Kennedy for "7 long years"? No, that's not true: This meme, which features a real photo of a young Nancy Pelosi with John F. Kennedy, makes a false accusation alleging an affair, a claim that m
On today’s episode, first-time guest of The Remnant, Shadi Hamid joins Jonah for a comprehensive discussion on religion, identity, and the bizarre wokespeak favored by Twitter’s blue checkmark crowd. Have wokeism and ethno-nationalism super
In March 2021, "The View" co-host apologized for "any past comments" that aided former President Donald Trump's "racist rhetoric." But what exactly did she say?
More evidence is required before this claim can be rated in a traditional Snopes fact check.
An old image of Narendra Modi meeting villagers of Gujarat in the 1980s is falsely shared as him visiting a refugee camp in Rajasthan.
Police records show 10 people were arrested at the two Atlanta massage businesses on prostitution charges, but none since 2013.
The "bad day" remarks in question came from Capt. Jay Baker with the Cherokee Sheriff’s Office in Canton, Georgia.
He is the first Black performer ever nominated posthumously for an Oscar.
Did a patrolman choke on his gum and was lifesaving aid rendered to him by a man he had just handcuffed and taken into custody? No, that's not true: This video is from Rick Lax Productions, creator of fictional short videos. It is of the
An incident of a property dispute between two parties has been incorrectly attributed and circulated with a communal angle to mislead people.
“The Chancellor buried a £30 billion cut to day to day spending in the Department of Health and Social Care” The Labour Party, 4 March 2021. The Labour Party says that the government’s recent budget contained “a £30
The list kept by Pontins, which was displayed on a staff intranet site, contained about 40 largely Irish names, including Cash, Delaney, Gallagher, Murphy and O’Brien
The authenticity of the quote continues to be a subject of debate for experts.
The statement has been wrongly attributed to Dilip Ghosh; it was made by BJP leader Kailash Vijayvargiya.
Co-host Tina Fey raised a theoretical question: “Could this whole night have been an email?”
The Weeknd wore prosthetics as part of the character in his music video 'Save Your Tears'. He has not had facial modifications via plastic surgery.
The CDC confirmed that some have experienced allergic reactions, but that these allergic reactions are extremely rare.
The man who designed some of the world’s most advanced dynamic robots was on a daunting mission: programming his creations to dance to the beat with a mix of fluid, explosive and expressive motions that are almost human.
Moderna's vaccine was only tested on mice and macaques. It was not tested on ferrets.
“There is no clear way to measure covid mortality. We measure excess death rates, those who died within 28 days of a positive test and those who have covid on their death certificate, but that does not tell us what we really need to know: who ac