On June 29 2022, a claim that Tucker Carlson’s mother left him one dollar (USD$1) in her will as the entirety of his inheritance began circulating on Twitter: remember when your mom died and left you one dollar in her will https://t.co/Tw0ZGkvu
Was the 1973 Roe v. Wade decision on abortion only passed because Norma McCorvey, who was called "Jane Roe" during the case, had lied about her pregnancy being caused by rape? No, that's not true: The question of how McCorvey had become p
SciCheck Digest Taking unregulated herbal cocktails to cause an abortion can be dangerous, obstetricians say. But recipes — some containing potentially toxic ingredients — for self-induced “miscarriages” have been circulating on
Are Pfizer and Moderna mRNA COVID-19 vaccines associated with an increased risk of serious adverse events of special interest? No, that's not true: The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said in an email to Lead Stories that the vacc
Sonny Barger, the leather-clad fixture of 1960s counterculture and figurehead of the Hells Angels motorcycle club who was at the notorious Rolling Stones concert at Altamont Speedway, has died.
Is the Apple logo honoring Alan Turing, whose theoretical work led to the computer and died, possibly by suicide, after eating an apple that may have been poisoned? No, that's not true: Apple co-founder Steve Jobs denied it, saying, "It i
On June 28 2022, amid discussions of the countless ripple effects caused by ending Roe v. Wade, a Facebook page shared a screenshot of a viral tweet claiming that the primary cause of death for pregnant women in the United States was homicide, attached
Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg launched a $1 billion first-of-its-kind pilot program aimed at helping reconnect cities and neighborhoods racially segregated or divided by road projects.
Should people who are pregnant take herbs such as pennyroyal, black cohosh, blue cohosh and parsley in order to miscarry? No, that's not true: While there are studies that suggest some herbs can cause complications during pregnancy, many
A video of a man using a jetpack out at sea near a military ship was posted on Facebook, which led readers to ask us about it.
Quick Take Planned Parenthood has not closed any of its health centers after the Supreme Court ruling overturning Roe v. Wade, the organization told us. But social media posts falsely claim that Planned Parenthood clinics have been closing “all o
Was Moscow blown up by rockets? No, that's not true: Video posted in support of the claim actually shows footage from a Russian airstrike on a mall in central Ukraine. The claim appeared in a Facebook post on June 28, 2022. It includes a
“Since I took office, Michigan has added more than 25,000 auto jobs.”
REVIEW An article published by the website The Daily Sceptic, formerly known as Lockdown Sceptics, claimed that “Covid Vaccines More Likely to Put You in Hospital Than Keep You Out, BMJ Editor’s Analysis of Pfizer and Moderna Trial Data Finds”
A viral Facebook post purported to provide information about the life of Turing, including details about his sexuality, war efforts, death, and inspiration.
Do a new study and Pfizer documents prove COVID-19 vaccination will cause mass depopulation through infertility and premature death? No, that's not true: The shot temporarily lowers sperm count, much the same as after a "simple viral infe
Did a Russian missile do a complete U-turn and return to strike the troops who fired it? No, that's not true: This missile launch was a failure, but the missile did not return precisely to the site of its launch. It exploded in a field ne
Is this video of the Russian warship, Moskva -- the English-letter spelling of the Russian term for Moscow -- sinking in April 2022 after an ammunition explosion while being towed back to Sevastopol, a major maritime port in the Black Sea
The Founding Fathers of the United States intended that “the church is supposed to direct the government.”
It is disappointing to see that the Philippines Securities and Exchange Commission affirmed its earlier decision to revoke the certificates of incorporation of Rappler Inc. and Rappler Holdings Corporation, effectively […] The post The Internatio
An image shows a “UFO photographed on June 21, 2014 by the pilot from the cockpit of an F-16 military plane flying near Lackland Air Force Base of the United States located in San Antonio, Texas.”
This is the 911 call placed by the migrants trapped in the truck found in San Antonio, Texas.
Is the government sending letters to farmers offering them "$3,800 an acre to dispose of their crops"? No, that's not true: An official of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) told Lead Stories that this claim is false as "there is n
Do "trans kids" not exist in the "rest of the world" outside the United States or only in "certain countries"? No, that's not true: There have been multiple news reports about transgender children around the globe, from Japan to South Afr
A meme displayed a genuine quote from former U.S. President Donald Trump that showed some of his thoughts on how to help Ukraine during Russia's invasion.
https://checkyourfact.com/2022/06/30/fact-check-kentucky-statements-pregnant/ An image shared on Faceb
In 2020, about half of women killed by their partners were in a dating relationship. The new gun law closes the “boyfriend loophole.”
Does this image show the supposed "true face found on Mars" and is the image a "former CIA file"? No, that's not true: The image discussed in this fact check is a creation by an artist, and the famed "Face On Mars" image is actually a roc
Did the U.S. military convict and execute Jennifer O'Malley Dillon, White House deputy chief of staff? No, that's not true: A Pentagon spokesperson told Lead Stories the claim is "completely false," and O'Malley Dillon was listed among re
Claims that the entire nation of Argentina will begin a 40-day public holiday in November so citizens can watch the World Cup are untrue.
Ferdinand Marcos Jr., the namesake son of an ousted dictator, praised his father's legacy and glossed over its violent past as he was sworn in as Philippine president.
Preliminary analysis by the World Health Organization confirms that the current monkeypox cases belong to known variants found in West Africa.
A former White House staffer on June 28 took center stage in the congressional investigation into the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the U.S. Capitol, delivering the most revealing testimony […] The post What is Jan. 6 hearing witness Cassidy Hutchinson