A 2000 image by NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center has been digitally altered and linked to the current economic crisis in Pakistan.
There was no AntiFa attack at Atlanta airport. The video shows a woman traveler spraying a fire extinguisher at airport employees on January 17.
Was country music star Toby Keith "fighting for his life" and hospitalized as of January 25, 2023? No, that's not true: While Keith has been diagnosed with cancer, the image attached to this post does not show him hospitalized. He has als
Was Andrew Tate found guilty and sentenced to 14 years in prison as of January 24, 2023? No, that's not true: The former kickboxing champion and internet influencer remained in detention as of January 24, 2023, but had not been tried, con
Did Russian special forces, under the direction of Russian President Vladimir Putin, destroy an "adrenochrome lab in Ukraine" as of January 23, 2023? No, that's not true: This claim comes from a website that regularly publishes fabricated
Was New York bombed on or directly before January 22, 2023, and was there an exclusive video of the attack on a Telegram channel? No, that's not true: The attack referenced in the claim is from 2017. The prompt to visit a specific Telegra
Does a video circulating on social media prove that the Social Security Administration (SSA) headquarters in Maryland was abandoned and "nobody works there" as of January 2023? No, that's not true: The clip was shot in 2022, during a COVI
https://www.factcheck.org/2023/01/bidens-numbers-january-2023-update/ Here’s how the United States ha
Summary Here’s how the United States has fared since President Joe Biden took office two years ago: The economy added 10.7 million jobs under Biden, putting the total 1.2 million higher than before the pandemic. The unemployment rat
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Did new graffiti negatively portraying Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy appear in London? No, that's not true: Based on analysis of open-source data, Lead Stories identified the location of the purported drawing as Lindt Home of Ch
A video of a helicopter crashed in Dallas in March 2022 has been misinterpreted to be from Kyiv, Ukraine.
The video claiming to show a leopard inside the CFTRI facility is not from Mysuru. The incident occurred at Hetero Pharmaceuticals in Telangana.
An image of a passenger plane crash in Kathmandu, Nepal from 2018 has been falsely linked to the 2023 Yeti airline crash in Pokhara.
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Was this video taken just before the deadly Yeti Airlines plane crash in Nepal on January 15, 2023? No, that's not true: The post's video, showing a plane on fire and then crashing, is of a Russian military transport plane prototype that
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An old video of a Swedish Police officer using excessive force against a child at a railway station was misattributed to protests in Jerusalem.
Did an image of Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelenskyy depicting him as a "locust" eating up budgets around the world appear in New York City's Central Park as of January 10, 2023? No, that's not true. A Lead Stories reporter found no tr
Did the actor Michael B. Jordan die suddenly in Chicago on January 13, 2023? No, that's not true: This is a baseless claim by a clickbait website that routinely publishes death hoaxes. There is no evidence that Jordan has died although hi
Old footage of a clash between Mexican security forces with a crime group is being falsely linked to the recent unrest after Guzmán's arrest.
Did the judge in the trial of Young Thug sentence the Atlanta rapper to 25 years in maximum-security prison, as of January 12, 2023? No, that's not true: Young Thug, whose legal name is Jeffery Williams, was not convicted -- much less sen
An image from a protest held in Brazil's São Paulo in September 2021 has been shared in the context of the January 2023 protest in Brasília.
Image from Jair Bolsonaro's March 2020 visit to U.S. Southern Command was falsely shared as a recent visit after his election loss in 2022.
Did George Washington University Hospital in Washington, D.C. stop accepting new patients on January 4, 2023, due to a "possible EBOLA OUTBREAK"? No, that's not true: An official statement from the hospital, provided to Lead Stories on Ja
Did Romanian authorities free social-media influencer Andrew Tate from jail two days after arresting him in connection with human-trafficking charges? No, that's not true: A spokeswoman for Romanian law enforcement told Lead Stories that,
Did Southwest Airlines cancel all of its flights until January 1, 2023? No, that's not true: In the final week of 2022, Southwest Airlines experienced major delays and widespread flight cancellations, but it did not cancel all of its flig
The yatra is being halted for maintenance work of containers that house the participants, according to the INC. Gandhi is scheduled to stay in Delhi.
Right-wing Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Georgia) claimed that she was being “sarcastic” when she told a GOP group that they “would have won” if she had organized the January 6 2021 coup attempt against the United States govern
Will U.S. dollars printed before 2021 no longer be accepted as legal tender as of January 2023? No, that's not true: A senior spokesperson for the U.S. Treasury Department told Lead Stories that the claim is false. Under current U.S. mone
Did Fulton County, Georgia, election officials fire a mother and son hired as poll workers because the mom posted a tweet on the morning of the election saying she was "working at the polls to ensure a free and fair election?" No, that's
Does a cameraman at the U.S. Capitol on January 6, 2021, bear a striking resemblance to David DePape, the man arrested for breaking into the home of Paul Pelosi and attacking him with a hammer? And was this cameraman working with Alexandr
Did Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests show that "a dozen" phone calls between House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Ray Epps took place a week before January 6, 2021? No, that's not true: Congress is exempt from FOIA so is not subject t
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The work of the House committee investigating the Capitol attack is wrapping up. The post What We’ve Learned in Previous January 6 Hearings appeared first on The Dispatch.
Does a video showing clips of Sen. Ted Cruz at two separate legislative meetings prove that he exposed new facts about the Capitol attack on January 6, 2021? No, that's not true: The video, which has been posted with an unrelated descript
Was nobody arrested inside the Capitol on January 6, 2021? No, that's not true: People were arrested inside the Capitol building on January 6, 2021, and they have been charged with crimes including "entering a restricted building and viol
Was it impossible or difficult for then-President Donald Trump to reach the steering wheel of the vehicle he was riding in on January 6, 2021? No, that's not true: The fortified SUV transporting him did not have a glass partition between
The fifth hearing by the January 6 2021 committee covered the pressure that Donald Trump exerted on state and federal officials to call the U.S. presidential election in his favor in 2020 so that he could remain in power. The testimonials came on June
(Photo by Mostafa Bassim/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images)Disinformation surrounding the 2021 Capitol insurrection has resurfaced in recent days following hearings of the House Select Committee to Investigate the January 6th Attack on the United States