Are COVID-19 boosters weakening the immune system? No, that's not true: Articles and social media reports saying that Marco Cavaleri, the European Medicines Agency (EMA) vaccine strategy chief, fears repeated booster shots would weaken th
REVIEW A Substack article written by journalist Alex Berenson claimed that “vaccinated people are at higher risk of Omicron”, citing a study conducted by researchers in Denmark. The article received more than 2,500 user engagements on Facebook,
Can these cooler doors read microchips, tattoos or clothing logos that might identify someone as vaccinated or unvaccinated or as a Satan worshipper who wears the "mark of the beast"? No, that's not true: Cooler Screens technology is "ide
In a video made to encourage COVID-19 vaccines in aboriginal communities, did Mark McGowan, the premier of Western Australia, make a patronizing and insensitive blunder by having an Indigenous interpreter stand beside him and simply repea
Did Meghan Markle's mother, Doria Ragland, announce that her granddaughter Lilibet, the daughter of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, most commonly referred to as Harry and Meghan, has Down syndrome? No, she didn't. Plus the pictures used t
Walgreens refrigerators are scanning shoppers’ hands and foreheads for “the mark of the beast,” and that “if you don’t have the mark later on, you won’t be able to buy.”
“In Wisconsin, we have 50% of the population paying 50%, 60%, 70%, sometimes 80% for their housing.”
Are condoms marketed for repeated use? No, that's not true: Condom makers are not manufacturing or recycling their products to be used more than once. The social media posts appear to be satirical. One entry suggests Durex brand prophylac
The quote was virally shared beginning in late 2021.
A trademark tiff between America’s oldest beer maker and America's best-selling beer brand appears to be over before it really began.
Photo shows “the jabbed and the unjabbed … separated with a fence in a supermarket” in Germany.
Did German police arrest a man in a Santa Claus costume at a Christmas market in the city of Stralsund because he was not wearing a mask? No, that's not true: Local police told Lead Stories the man was not hired to appear as Santa Claus a
Harry’s Bar in Paris is celebrating the 100th birthday of the bloody mary, the vodka-tomato juice cocktail believed to have been invented at the iconic watering hole in 1921.
The near-party-line 222-208 vote is the second time the special committee has sought to punish a witness for defying a subpoena.
The House panel investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection voted to recommend contempt charges against former White House chief of staff Mark Meadows as lawmakers demand his testimony about then-President Donald Trump’s actions before and during t
The photo is not from Germany but from Romania. The fence ensured that people without health passes could only shop for essential items.
Did Joe Biden promise a gas price hike when he said "We're going to ensure the American people are paying their fair share for gas"? No, that's not true: The excerpt circulating on social media clipped off the rest of what he said: that h
An IKEA showroom turned into a vast bedroom.
By both lawmakers' accounts, it did not go well.
On November 23 2021, the Facebook page “Gritty 2020” shared an image which purported to contrast the costs of Big Macs in the United States and Denmark with McDonald’s workers’ wages and benefits: In the above meme (“USA
Only Aldi Australia has made COVID-19 vaccination a requirement for its employees. The supermarket chain has not mandated it in other countries.
Did Joe Biden have "one of his most disturbing moments to date" when, during Veterans Day remarks at Arlington Cemetery, he referred to Satchel Paige as "the great Negro"? Was Biden being racially insensitive, deliberately using an outdat
On Monday, Newsmax White House correspondent Emerald Robinson, a regular source of false information, tweeted that the COVID-19 vaccines contain a “bioluminescent marker called luciferase so that you can be tracked.” The tweet was widely sh
Did King Christian X of Denmark and his wife Alexandrine wear the yellow Star of David sewn on their clothing as an act of resistance against a Nazi rule, thereby encouraging all Danes to do this to protect Danish Jews -- and is this a ph
The United States expects to be able to offer the option more broadly next year.
Viral vector and mRNA based vaccines are authorized by governing bodies and are still in the market.
A top Netflix executive said Dave Chappelle’s special “The Closer” doesn’t cross “the line on hate” and will remain on the streaming service despite fallout over the comedian’s remarks about the transgender community.
On October 6 2021, the Facebook page “Blessed Little Homestead” shared a circulating meme which read, “stand up for what you believe in, even if you stand alone”; Facebook appeared to be automatically marking that specific image
The image of empty shelves is being incorrectly linked to Brexit. Carrefour's supply chain has been hit amid a strike at its logistics provider.
Slowed by age in recent years and keeping a low profile during the coronavirus pandemic, Carter doesn't plan on any public appearances.
A home in Massachusetts seriously damaged by fire has been listed on the market with an asking price of $399,000.
Is Denmark getting rid of its COVID-19 restrictions? Yes, most of Denmark's previous COVID-19 restrictions are lifted; however, some preventive measures are still being implemented in the country, which has a high vaccination rate compare
The package delivery company said that its costs are up $450 million in the most recent quarter, as it paid higher wages as it got harder to find new workers and demand for shipping increased.
The English tennis player emerged as one of the most exciting young athletes in the world in September 2021.
Have Meghan Markle and Prince Harry divorced, and was it "in bitterness"? No, that's not true: This claim has been circulated from an unverified "news" account that provides no substantive evidence that the Duke and Duchess of Sussex have
Xylitol is sometimes called "birch sugar" or "wood sugar" and also goes by the E number E967. It is an artificial sweetener that can poison dogs.
House Democrats passed legislation that would strengthen a landmark civil rights-era voting law weakened by the Supreme Court over the past decade, a step party leaders tout as progress in their quest to fight back against voting restrictions advanced
The head of the 3-meter-long (10-foot-long) non-venomous diamond python emerged through a space in a shelf above the spice jars in the Sydney store.
The Aug. 9, 1945, bombing came three days after the United States made the world’s first atomic attack on Hiroshima, killing 140,000.
Markie Post, a regular presence on television for four decades, has died. She was 70.