In the wake of the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn the federal right to abortion, things are more than a litt
A video from 2020 wherein a burkha-clad woman destroys Hindu idols in a shop in Bahrain has been falsely shared as an incident from Kerala.
John Fetterman, the lieutenant governor and the Democratic nominee for U.S. Senate in Pennsylvania, has advocated for ending mandatory life sentences for what is known as felony murder. But he […] The post Fact-check: Oz distorts Fetterman’s po
Did a man sit on a jet engine attached to the wing of an airplane while it flew over a city? No, that's not true: This video of a scene, which would be physically impossible to act out in reality, was created by Vietnamese content creator
Does a video show children being saved from a human trafficker who may have been selling them for adrenochrome? No, that's not true: The video shows children being taken out of a truck by authorities after trying to leave a Syrian displac
SciCheck Digest Viral claims have repeatedly misrepresented unverified data from a U.S. vaccine safety system that encourages reports of any potential side effects — whether they’re likely to be caused by the vaccine or not. Now we’re
John Fetterman wants to “eliminate life sentences for murderers."
A Utah man has been arrested on accusations he started a wildfire while trying to burn a spider with his lighter.
A man has been charged under the Treason Act after allegedly being caught with a crossbow on the palace grounds.
The college administration and the police have dismissed reports of two Hindu students being expelled from the college for reciting Hanuman Chalisa.
Piyush alias Shanu was arrested for threatening a woman with a knife in Indore. The police did not report any communal angle in the matter.
Did a doctor take over eight minutes to gingerly remove a "parasite" from a woman's scalp? No, that's not true: This video is the creation of sword swallower and content creator Juliette Electrique, who works with Las Vegas entertainment
Warner Records said Ostin, a member of the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, died “peacefully in his sleep.” He was 95.
SciCheck Digest There is “unequivocal” evidence that humans are causing global warming, the U.N. climate change panel has said. But viral posts revive a 2014 video of Weather Channel co-founder John Coleman falsely claiming “climate c
Tiger Woods turned down an offer that Greg Norman says was "somewhere in that neighborhood” of $700 million to $800 million to take part in the Saudi-funded LIV Golf series.
The Atlantic published a story titled “Quiet Courage of Biden’s Negative Growth Economy”
When many Arizona voters show up to cast a ballot in the Aug. 2 primary, they will be able to choose from several vote c
England beat Germany 2-1 in the final of the European Championship after extra time on Sunday to win its first major women’s soccer title.
Is this person in this video a 399-year-old woman? No, that's not true: It's a 109-year-old Thai monk, according to a Thai media website. He gained a lot of attention when his granddaughter posted him to her TikTok account. The claim appe
Washington Commanders owner Dan Snyder testified before a congressional committee investigating the NFL team’s history of workplace misconduct.
A misleading online advertisement on Yahoo.com with a doctored picture of Laurie appeared to indicate that he had transitioned to become a woman.
Photographs of the president kneeling are popular viral fodder.
A Hawaii man accused of using counterfeit bank checks totaling $1.2 million to try to bail three people out of a jail has been arrested and ordered held without bail.
The incident that occurred during the 2017 annual Kanwar Yatra in Deoband has been misattributed to the recent Kanwariyas procession in Deoband.
Are gyms locked down and are people forced to wear masks to stop the spread of monkeypox? No, that's not true: There have been no federal government orders as of July 27, 2022, for gyms to be closed or mask mandated to stop the spread of
She also introduced herself using "she/her" pronouns.
On July 26 2022, the Republican National Committee’s @RNCResearch mockingly tweeted a clip of U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris stating her pronouns (“she/her”) and adding that she was a woman wearing a blue suit: "I am Kamala
Dutch farmers protested government plans to reduce nitrogen emissions by dumping manure and garbage on highways and setting fires alongside roads.
Did Michelle Obama register to vote as a man in 1994 in Illinois? No, that's not true: A public information officer at the Illinois State Board of Elections told Lead Stories that this claim is inaccurate. The document that is supposedly
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (July 26, 2022) – The nonprofit Poynter Institute and its Pulitzer Prize-winning fact-checking site PolitiFact will present the second annual “United Facts of America: A festival of […] The post Back by popular demand
The video shows a discussion on genome-editing technique rather than an mRNA procedure. mRNA isn't even mentioned once in the entire video.
A decades-old, mint condition Mickey Mantle baseball card could break records when it goes up for auction next month.
Was Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, the head of the World Health Organization, arrested by Interpol on July 24, 2022, for crimes against humanity? No, that's not true: The website of the International Criminal Police Organization does not cor
Does a comparison of two German news channel weather maps -- one from 2017 and one from 2022 -- prove that climate change isn't real? No, that's not true: Although the map from 2017 has higher temperatures than the 2022 map, one is a topo
Sen. Joe Manchin and AARP “support government price-setting schemes” to divert money from Medicare to “unrelated government programs or pad big insurers’ profits.”
A popular tweet from June 2022 captioned the picture with, "Woman cutting her birthday cake in Iran 1973, 5 years before the Islamic Revolution."
Was a Detroit man arrested for kissing his daughter and posting a photo of the kiss online? No, there's no evidence that's true: The Detroit police have no record of such an arrest. Also, a father kissing his daughter is not illegal -- a
A woman who admitted her role in a scam that raised $400,000 using a fake story about a homeless man received a one-year prison sentence in federal court.
Among the witnesses testifying in a recorded video was retired District of Columbia Metropolitan Police Department Sgt. Mark Robinson.
Is North Carolina House Bill 158 expected to legalize the murder of a pregnant woman if the person who kills the woman is defending the life of the baby? Not really: Although state representatives did propose HB158 -- which would allow a