As the flickering lights of the menorah cast a warm glow in Jewish homes around the world, Hanukkah beckons a time of reflection and celebration. This eight-day Festival of Lights holds a prominent place in Jewish cultural and religious life, invitin
As Christmas, one of the most revered holidays worldwide, approaches, festive cheer permeates the air and families come together to partake in time-honored traditions. Among these, food sits at the heart of the festivities. Particularly, the traditio
AP’S ASSESSMENT: False.
What begins as a simple act of clemency towards a feathered friend, has evolved to become one of the quintessential customs at the White House during Thanksgiving. The U.S. Presidential turkey pardon, whimsical yet full of symbolism, is a tradition t
As fall turns to winter and leaves drop from the trees, Americans come together to celebrate the long-standing tradition of Thanksgiving, an event deeply embedded in the nation’s history. The picture of a golden-brown turkey at the center of a
One intriguing narrative that often crops up around the American Thanksgiving table involves Benjamin Franklin’s alleged proposal to make the turkey, a bird central to the day’s festivities, the United States’ national emblem. This
AP’S ASSESSMENT: False.
A video circulating of a demonstration in Turkey was recorded before the outbreak of the latest Israel-Gaza conflict.
CLAIM: Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has threatened to intervene in the Israel-Hamas war. AP’S ASSESSMENT: False.
AP’S ASSESSMENT: Altered video.
“They brought in 25,000 (National Guard members) because Biden couldn't get enough people to his inauguration.”
The answers may well determine the outcome of the trial.
A Democrat-sponsored bill proposes a “1,000% gun tax on most firearms.”
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A tweet shared by Greater Manchester mayor Andy Burnham fails to make clear that this figure refers to a loan being underwritten by the UK government.
REVIEW A TikTok video posted on 23 June 2023 claimed that “the number 1 indicator of parasites is actually an autoimmune condition”. This claim was made by Austin Lake, who introduced himself as a “functional medicine practitioner” in the v
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“Monkey virus DNA found in COVID-19 shots”
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“In Congress Ron DeSantis pushed a 23% national sales tax.”
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House Speaker “Kevin McCarthy has quietly implemented a pay raise for members (of Congress) that could be $30,000+ per person. It circumvents the Constitution by instead reimbursing their rent, utilities, & meals.”
This op-ed was published in commemoration of International Fact-Checking Day, held April 2 each year to recognize the work of fact-checkers worldwide. One big challenge looms over attempts to regulate misinformation, […] The post What’s the ke