Not everything "Orwellian" in its tone is Orwellian in its origins.
The photograph was said to have been taken in Michigan.
They say a picture is worth a thousand words.
She also said she would not attend the Met Gala because of the vaccination requirement.
An online text purports to document a conversation between passenger Todd Beamer and phone operator Lisa Jefferson.
Lawrence Brooks celebrated with a drive-by party at his New Orleans home hosted by the National World War II Museum.
The black-and-white footage delighted Reddit users.
Does a widely shared image show a nighttime photo of Mbabane, the capital city of Eswatini? No, that's not true: the city shown is Khartoum, the capital of Sudan. The claim appeared in a Facebook post (archived here) on September 6, 2021.
The online influencer Nohun (real name Raurie Williams) has wrongly described the risks and benefits of the Covid-19 vaccine for children in an Instagram video that has been viewed more than 330,000 times. The video was posted on 7 September 2021, and
Does this photo show a Detroit broadcast meteorologist wearing an ankle monitor device parole officers install on convicts to track their whereabouts? No, that's not true: The broadcaster shown is Jaime Travers, of Fox2 St. Louis. A meme
Does footage released after the Taliban takeover of Afghanistan show the insurgents using anti-aircraft weaponry? No, that's not true: The footage is from the video game Arma 3. The claim appeared in a Facebook post (archived here) publis
The famous astrophysicist deleted the tweet, saying it was causing unintended "Twitter fights."
The ancient sea-dweller used a pair of spiny claws like "multiple stacked rakes" to capture prey.
Did former President Donald Trump end President Joe Biden's antifa meeting with a riot and did Biden say "sorry" to troops and resign? No, none of that is true: This is a clickbait headline that is not supported by the video it purports t
Did Donald Trump return to the presidency, removing President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris? No, that's not true: This is a clickbait headline that is not supported by the video connected to it. The purpose of the misleading
Did House Speaker Nancy Pelosi jail President Joe Biden for making a joke about 9/11 during his trip? No, that's not true: This didn't happen. It's a clickbait headline that has nothing to do with the subject matter of the recycled Newsma
The video is from 2015 when Prime Minister was attacked by a woman protesting against the European Central Bank.
Is this grandfather celebrating his birthday today? No, that's not true: The man pictured in these photos, Saparman Sodimejo, died over four years ago, on April 30, 2017. These photos were taken when he celebrated his last birthday with h
Does the state of Texas run an abortion "whistleblower" website that asks people to send anonymous tips about potential illegal abortions? No, that's not true: It's run by Texas Right to Life, a private anti-abortion organization. The cla
Did Germany halt all COVID-19 vaccines because they are unsafe and no longer recommended? No, that's not true: Clickbait headlines, capitalizing on the language barrier, are representing as factual a multiday broadcast event that made cle
The disgraced former governor allegedly asked if any staff member could keep the dog.
The Sakya Library has over 80,000 texts. It was discovered in 2003 and is thought to be around 1,000 years old.
A Detroit newspaper article, allegedly written in 1933, reviewed the iconic artist before she was famous.
The incident went viral.
The story of Elgin Staples and his mother, Vera Mueller-Staples, has wowed audiences since the 1940s.
The images prompted comparisons to dosa, an Indian crepe.
This video is disturbingly real. But the caption...?
West has been using the name publicly for years.
Come as you are as long as you're not naked.
Did former President Donald Trump say to not be distracted by Afghanistan because "a magician always distracts his audience ... And we all know that the Democrats are very good magicians"? No, that's not true: Liz Harrington, Trump's spok
The claim appeared to stem from former U.S. Democratic Sen. Al Franken, who hasn't yet returned our request for comment.
The civil rights activist had been vaccinated in January 2021.
Actor Danny DeVito’s show of support for Nabisco workers gained attention on Twitter not just for the sentiment, but for the accusations that followed of reprisal from the platform. “Support Nabisco workers striking for humane working hours
A humorous video was repurposed and shared as if it was connected to a real (and deadly) incident in Afghanistan.
The threat to female journalists in the region is undoubtedly real.
The Taliban entered Kabul in mid-August 2021, as foreign powers departed.
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A causal relationship between reported symptoms to VAERS and the vaccine cannot be established.
Rumor has it the rock band found an unlikely inspiration in the 1974 Mel Brooks comedy.
The case of D.B. Cooper has become infamous, not only in the Pacific Northwest but also in the country.