"Mask mandates on children lead to learning loss that harms early childhood development."
The Justice Department, in a rule being published in the Federal Register, is spelling out how “time credits” for prisoners will work.
REVIEW A Substack article claimed that a “New big data study of 145 countries show COVID vaccines makes things worse (cases and deaths)”. The article, written by tech entrepreneur Steve Kirsch, received more than 4,700 engagements on Facebook, i
“New Zealand okays euthanasia for COVID patients.”
Hundreds of motorists were left stranded in freezing temperatures on Interstate 95 in Virginia, some for more than 24 hours, after heavy snowfall led to multiple crashes and slowed emergency response. The […] The post Dana Perino falsely claime
We’ve combed through the lawsuits and countersuits to identify the key provisions that are under dispute in four states — and why.
More than 800,000 noncitizens and “Dreamers” in New York City will have access to the ballot box.
A law backed by Virginia Democrats barred local sheriffs from having military equipment that “would have come in very helpful” with the I-95 traffic jam.
As the violence by a pro-Trump mob unfolded on Jan. 6. 2021, Trump's vice president gave a stern warning.
His death was announced by the National WWII Museum and confirmed by his daughter.
Former band members were being sued for alleged child exploitation and pornography.
The lawsuit supposedly alleged that paranormal forces inside the Jumanji video game threatened to kill all of its players.
SciCheck Digest The COVID-19 vaccines administered in the U.S. are not known to increase the risk of heart attack. But social media posts are misinterpreting an abstract in an American Heart Association journal as proof that the vaccine kills. The publ
On 11 December the Department for Health and Social Care (DHSC) tweeted that Covid-19 passes would be required at some events in England from 15 December. However at the time of writing, this controversial measure is not yet law and has not yet been pa
California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Saturday pledged to empower private citizens to enforce a ban on the manufacture and sale of assault weapons in the state.
Nine lawyers allied with former President Donald Trump were ordered to pay Detroit and Michigan a total of $175,000 in sanctions for abusing the court system with a sham lawsuit challenging the 2020 election results.
The assistant director who handed Alec Baldwin a prop gun that went off on a New Mexico film set, killing a cinematographer, backs up the actor’s assertion that he did not pull the trigger.
“39 out of 42 (countries) in Europe have more restrictive abortion laws” than Mississippi.
Did Kyle Rittenhouse file a $400 million lawsuit against CNN? No, that's not true: The article containing that claim was posted on a satirical website, with several indications that it was a fictitious story. The claim originated in a Nov
Is Bill Gates charged with murder in India's High Court for an alleged COVID-19-vaccine-caused death? No, that's not true: A $134 million lawsuit has been filed against Gates and others in India but it was done so by a private citizen who
A widely shared post on Twitter, from a user who claims to be a former NHS human resources employee, argues that NHS workers who refuse to be vaccinated cannot be fired. Screenshots of the tweet have also circulated on Facebook. The post claims: &ldquo
Does a 2021 Tennessee law make it illegal to teach Black history in the state? No, that's not true: While the law does not ban the teaching of Black history, or any ethnic group's history, it greatly restricts what public school teachers
Was a new long list of Jeffrey Epstein "co-conspirators" just released? No, that's not true: The list that is claimed to be of "co-conspirators" is a list of 35 defendants in a lawsuit filed in 2020 by a woman claiming she was trafficked
Were first-grade students attending Nellie Stokes Elementary in the Caesar Rodney School District in Delaware sent home with a "List of Privileges"? No, that's not true: The handout in a photo was not given to all the students, and it is
Both President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris lauded the bipartisan infrastructure legislation for creating good-paying jobs for “millions” of Americans. But they meant millions of job-years, not millions of additional jobs. In
Kyle Rittenhouse's attorneys asked the judge to declare a mistrial even as the jury in the murder case was deliberating, saying the defense received an inferior copy of a potentially crucial video from prosecutors.
Did Sidney Powell, an attorney who previously worked for former President Donald Trump, file a lawsuit against Dominion Voting Systems on November 14, 2021? No, that's not true: Powell filed a counterclaim in September 2021 in response to
Cleveland will have two teams called the Guardians.
On November 16 2021, an Imgur user shared the following screenshot about Minnesota’s “insulin access law,” in a post with the title, “Big Pharma has to be taken down a peg or 10”: It showed a tweet from the verified @Publ
The research on this is all over the place, but a conservative lawyer argued before the Supreme Court that it goes down. The answer is much more complex.
Did Georgia election officials fall short of producing all the 2020 election ballot images required by law? Yes, that's true: A top Georgia election official says not all the scans of original ballots were transferred into the election ma
Did the British Medical Association's news blog reveal flaws that disqualify the results of a contractor's field testing of Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine, and were the problems ignored by the Food & Drug Administration and by Pfizer? No,
On November 4 2021, a Reddit user shared a purported headline, “Kyle Rittenhouse’s trial opens with his lawyer saying the N-word twice in court,” to r/MarchAgainstNazis: Need I say more? from MarchAgainstNazis
A confluence of issues have created congestion at the busiest port in the U.S.
Was "Bad Boys" star Martin Lawrence "hospitalized in critical condition and fighting for his life" in October 2021? No, that's not true. A headline made the claim but the video, posted in October 2021, refers to a 1996 incident when the H
REVIEW The number of COVID-19 deaths rose again in the U.S. from July 2021 to mid-September 2021, amid concerns of the Delta variant spreading and vaccine-induced immunity waning over time. While data show that vaccines are safe and effective agains
The Supreme Court is taking up challenges to a Texas law that has virtually ended abortion in the nation’s second-largest state after six weeks of pregnancy.
There is no evidence that any government will impose martial law. This claim is baseless.