Three Georgia police officers were shot and wounded as they pursued two brothers from Alabama in a high-speed chase that ended with one brother shot and killed and the other in custody, authorities said.
The singer was accused of "making it rain" fake dollar bills with his face on them at a strip club.
Was George Floyd's younger brother arrested and charged in a deadly road-rage attack? No, that's not true: Although they share the same surname, there's no evidence the road-rage suspect, 29-year-old Dejywan Floyd, is the brother of Georg
REVIEW An article published on 6 April 2021 by Townhall Media, authored by radio talk show host Dennis Prager, claimed that mask-wearing is unsupported by science. Prager’s article received more than 14,000 interactions on Facebook, according to s
In a 12-minute video, the musician amplified several bogus claims and conspiracy theories about COVID-19.
Is the Norwegian government facing an indictment for crimes against humanity related to its handling of the novel coronavirus? No, that's not true: According to the Norwegian government, there is no information about an indictment. The cl
Is tilapia boneless, bad for you and can't be overcooked? No, that's not true: This meme has several false and misleading statements, though some of its original language has been toned down. The original version surfaced on Facebook in M
The testimony of Dr. Lindsey Thomas bolstered the findings of other prosecution experts.
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
REVIEW Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) is a chronic and potentially life-threatening condition caused by the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) that infects immune cells. AIDS is the last stage of HIV infection, when the virus has damaged
On Wednesday the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) said the likelihood of getting a blood clot after a dose of the Oxford-AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine is approximately four in a million. Of the 79 cases reported to the MH
This meme hasn't been true since the 1800s.
A routine review of content labeled satire.
Prosecutors responded to lawyers' complaints about “horrific conditions” in the jail cell of Jeffrey Epstein's associate.
A lawyer for imprisoned Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny, who has complained of serious back and leg pain in custody, said that doctors have found him to be suffering from two spinal hernias.
Tiger Woods was speeding when he crashed an SUV in Southern California less than two months ago, leaving the golf superstar seriously injured, authorities said.
The sheriff for Los Angeles County plans to announce what caused golf icon Tiger Woods to crash an SUV in Southern California earlier this year.
Did Ted Cruz say "the Alien Invasion Is orchestrated" in a quote about "illegals" who arrive at the southern border of the United States? No, Cruz did not make the comments. A viral message about the appearances of the people trying to cr
Facebook posts claim US President Joe Biden is giving undocumented immigrants free six-month motels stays and $1,100 of Greyhound bus vouchers. This is false; Immigration and Customs Enforcement said the stays arranged for migrants are generally short,
The star of Channel 4's "Friday Night Dinner" had been suffering from a brain tumor.
Is there evidence or criminal charges that say South Carolina sex crimes defendant Jason "DJ Kidd" Pope trafficked "nearly 700 women, all black"? No, that's not true: Social media posts have taken out of context Pope's Facebook boast that
Margaret was reportedly married to a man named Homer.
On April 4 2021, Twitter user Elizabeth Jacobs PhD (@TheAngryEpi) tweeted about political claims involving quarantine-related suicides in 2020, contrasted with March 2021 data about mortality rates for the year before: Politicians told us repeatedly
The Internet likened a March 2021 assault near Times Square to the notorious death of Kitty Genovese 57 years earlier.
The most magical place on Earth may also be one of the safest.
An image has surfaced in Facebook and Twitter posts which claim it shows tear gas shells used against protesters marching for justice after the deaths of four teenagers in the Pakistani town of Janikhel in March 2021. The claim is false; the image emer
The decision is a sharp turnaround from the slow pace California has taken on lifting restrictions, and comes as the governor urges people to continue being vigilant about wearing masks and maintaining social distancing.
A routine review of content labeled satire.
On April 1 2021, the following post to Reddit’s r/interestingasfuck hit r/all, purportedly depicting a low-paid “click farm” employee on the job — sitting in front of dozens of iPhones and smartphones, presumably engaged in clic
Health experts do recommend the vaccine be given to breastfeeding parents.
Some of the congressman's old tweets resurfaced amid a March 2021 sex trafficking scandal.
In the early days of the pandemic, a Facebook page for Earthley promised an easy way to avoid getting COVID-19. The wellness company promoted a vitamin D cream and an elderberry elixir to strengthen the body’s immune response and “help fight of
Facebook posts are being shared featuring an image of two women embracing -- one of them wearing a yellow dress and the other a black jumpsuit -- alongside a claim that the photo shows Tanzania’s new President Samia Suluhu Hassan and her daughter.
A motorist was talking on her cellphone to her future wife when powerful winds blew a tree limb onto her car and killed her, authorities said.
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A mother bear caught on video trying to coax four rambunctious cubs across a busy Connecticut road has parents across the internet nodding in sympathy.
And how many times can we be "shocked" by this information?
Garret Miller's shirt had a photograph of former President Donald Trump, and it said “Take America Back” and “I Was There, Washington D.C., January 6, 2021.
The singer and musical icon added another cherry on top of her already long list of accomplishments.
Was an aircraft carrier with 38 military jets deployed to the Suez Canal to the scene of the grounded container ship that conspiracy theorists claim was carrying trafficked children and nuclear weapons? No, that's not true: Lead Stories f