As U.S. Rep. Matt Gaetz faced a Justice Department investigation, his past voting record came under fresh scrutiny.
Did the woman in this video really wash her SUV with gasoline? No, that's not true: This prank skit video was posted on TikTok by a channel that posts many staged videos. In another video posted a day later, the actor sips from the stream
The U.S. senator rejoiced at revised guidelines allowing fully vaccinated people to relax mask wearing during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Robert W. Lee IV says he's the great-great-great-great nephew of the Confederate general. But historical records dispute that.
A Facebook post, claims that Labour councillors in Manchester chose to approve a city centre mural of George Floyd over one of Lee Rigby. This is not correct. George Floyd, an African American from Minneapolis, was murdered in 2020 by a police officer
Is a disclaimer in a foreign language still a disclaimer?
There’s a real problem facing journalism today: the unprecedented assault in our democracies on the truth, CNN’s Christiane Amanpour shared on Thursday during the last day of the United Facts of America: A Festival of Fact-Checking. Social media ha
Does a video show a woman pumping gas into plastic bags at a gas station in May 2021? No, that's not true. The video was filmed at a gas station in Houston in December 2019 -- not amid the gas shortage due to the Colonial Pipeline shutdow
Did a woman captured on video falling off her chair at a COVID-19 vaccine clinic die? No, that's not true: No evidence of her death was presented by those using the video to discourage vaccination. There is ample evidence two women suffer
AIIMS Rishikesh has recruited 20 COVID-19 patients with mild symptoms to assess whether chanting Gayatri Mantra leads to better recovery of COVID-19.
Nigerian preacher David Oyedepo claimed during a church service that Covid-19 vaccines are effectively death warrants, stating that the jabs were not tested before they were distributed globally. He also told followers that the shots are mandatory in
The clip, which was shared by government advisor Ofir Gendelman on Twitter, shows footage of Syria from 2019, not the Gaza Strip.
"The most beautiful things are not perfect, they are special," he supposedly said.
Norman Lloyd, whose role as kindly Dr. Daniel Auschlander on TV’s “St. Elsewhere” was a single chapter in a distinguished stage and screen career that put him in the company of Orson Welles, Alfred Hitchcock, Charlie Chaplin and other greats, has
https://www.factcheck.org/2021/05/exploring-the-legality-of-covid-19-vaccine-mandates/ Q: Can employers
Q: Can employers, colleges and universities require COVID-19 vaccinations? A: Generally, they may require immunizations. But there is some uncertainty about the legality of mandating vaccines authorized for emergency use by the U.S. Food and Drug Admi
A gunman opened fire at a birthday party in Colorado, slaying six adults before killing himself Sunday, police said.
The TikTok video was captioned: "Me going back in time to help Jesus."
The Oscar-winning actor's roles have ranged from detectives to God to children's show disk jockeys.
On May 3 2021, one of several identical posts were shared to Imgur about an anonymous user’s discovery of a “fake town” in Utah; the first iteration (from u/AlexeyMalykhin) was titled “Spooky Pasta”: Spooky pasta That pa
The owner of a Northern California bar was arrested on suspicion of selling fake COVID-19 vaccination cards to several undercover state agents for $20 each.
Israel abolished the requirement to wear masks outdoors, citing the low COVID-19 infection rate after vaccinating most of its population.
Giant California condors are rare — but not at Cinda Mickols’ home.
The character has a complicated backstory.
Facebook posts circulating online in India claim women should avoid receiving the Covid-19 vaccine on specific dates during their menstrual cycle. The claim is false, health experts said. Vaccine manufacturers in India have not warned that a woman's
In May 2021, Democratic Rep. Ro Khanna cited race as the decisive factor in the vastly different punishments given to Crystal Mason and Bruce Bartman.
The five girls and four boys, and their mother, “are all doing well,” Mali’s health minister said in a statement.
A promotional CIA video was decried as “woke recruitment” and “propaganda.”
The Justice Department's massive prosecution of those who stormed the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6 has not been without its problems, including potential instances of mistaken identity.
Everything old is new again on TikTok, and that now apparently includes the frightening 2016 video that captured "aluminum pan man."
Earlier this week, while appearing on his own network, CNN’s Jake Tapper said why even interview some guests if they are just going to lie? He’s right. If certain conservative lawmakers are going to perpetuate wild conspiracy theories, including th
A Detroit pizzeria owner upset over people getting $150 tickets for unwittingly parking in a handicap zone got a bucket of blue paint and marked the street himself.
Social media posts claim that a group of parents in Vail, Arizona successfully and legally took over the school board and revoked a mask requirement. This is false; a spokeswoman for the school system said the original board members remain in place, as
A screenshot of an article claiming “‘How To Hit A Woman So No One Knows’ Was Googled 163 Million Times During 2020” has been widely shared online. One reshare of this headline has been liked more than 200,000 times on Ins
A video showing members of a wedding party arguing in the street has circulated in numerous social media posts. The footage purportedly shows a groom confronting his bride for cheating on him with one of the groomsmen. This is false; the footage is ac
A Georgia woman was caught trying to smuggle $40,000 worth of cocaine in multiple pairs of shoes through the Atlanta airport.
The owner of a Massachusetts pizza parlor lied about the number of employees he had to fraudulently obtain more than $660,000 in federal coronavirus relief funds, then used some of the money to buy and stock an alpaca farm in Vermont.
The viral video also supposedly showed the motorist telling the deputy: "You'll always be a Mexican, you'll never be white."
Was the phrase "How To Hit A Woman So No One Knows" Googled 163 million times during 2020 as reported in an article in The Journal of General Psychology and subsequent articles about those findings? No, that's not true: The author of the
The man testified during his trial that he drove to the Kansas City area in April 2014 to kill Jewish people before he died.