Many were tired of more than eight months of social distancing and determined to spend time with loved ones.
Some states automatically send mail-in ballots to all registered voters ... because they registered to vote.
On November 18 2020, the Gravel Institute (@GravelInstitute) tweeted a photograph purportedly showing cars waiting to get to a food bank in Dallas, Texas: This is a line for a food bank in Dallas. Congress has decided to leave millions of Americans t
Sometimes disinformation states the facts correctly but frames them misleadingly.
Did election data scraped from The New York Times website by a user of the messaging board thedonald.win show evidence of massive shifts in votes? No, that's not true: Lead Stories' analysis of the data message reveals that most of the sh
Trump had previously complained about election results being delayed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
An investigation by NYT revealed that Trump paid $750 in taxes in 2016 and 2017. He has not paid any federal income tax for 11 years in the past 18 years. President Trump has also not paid any federal income tax for 11 years in the past 18 y
Does Democrat Joe Biden own four homes, each worth millions, while living on annual income of $200,000 or less? No, that's not true. The presidential nominee does not own all of the homes shown in posts making the rounds on social media a
Most states allow voters to cast mail-in voting and isolated incidents of lost ballots are not indicative of a widespread problem.
A photo of an inoculation has been shared hundreds of times in multiple social media posts that claim the persistence of the flu despite decades of vaccine use shows that vaccines are ineffective. The claim is misleading; the photo is related to the po
According to a news report by the New York Times, in 2017, Donald Trump had paid only $750 in taxes.
Donald Trump’s niece followed up her best-selling, tell-all book with a lawsuit alleging that the president and two of his siblings cheated her out of millions of dollars over several decades while squeezing her out of the family business.
Did the AARP spend millions of dollars on TV ads against Republicans? No, that's not true: The AARP is a federally approved non-profit organization that is legally prohibited from being involved in any political campaign in favor or again
Taylor's shooting by police has sparked months of protests in Louisville and calls nationwide for the officers to be charged in her death.
A photograph truly shows a large group of people gathered in Germany … in 1997 … for a music festival.
In humans and mammals, males have a single X and a Y chromosome. Y combines with only the X-chromosome, and it has reduced in size over the years.
A meme circulating on Facebook appears to be a rehash of another version from 2013.
It’s the latest attack ad to get Pinocchios for claiming Sen. Mitch McConnell is mixing business and family.
It came as many states — particularly in the Sunbelt — struggled to cope with the surge and governments worldwide tried to control fresh outbreaks.
Reports linking the American auto company to groups who propose defunding or abolishing police forces relied on a basic error.
Quick Take A viral news article falsely reports that “Jeopardy!” host Alex Trebek died on April 14, leaving his estate to President Donald Trump’s reelection campaign. Trebek, who has been diagnosed with stage 4 pancreatic cancer, is
The $2.2 trillion package that Congress approved to offer financial help during the coronavirus pandemic has one major exclusion: millions of immigrants who do not have legal status in the U.S. but work here and pay taxes.
American intelligence agencies have concluded that the Chinese government itself does not know the true death toll from the coronavirus.
A 5.7-magnitude earthquake shook Salt Lake City and its suburbs early Wednesday, sending spooked residents fleeing their homes, knocking out power and bringing the city's light rail system to a halt.
Across the country, health officials, politicians and business leaders talked about “social distancing” and “flattening the curve,” or encouraging people to avoid others.
Around the country, people rushed to make arrangements to work from home or tried to figure out how to entertain themselves now that nearly all social gatherings have been banned, canceled or strongly discouraged.
Were Maryland Board of Physicians officials forced to pay millions for humiliating an anti-vaccine doctor? No, that's not true: The story being shared contains outdated information. An intermediate appellate court in Maryland has overturned th
Have 23 million people been quarantined, 2.8 million infected, and 112,000 people killed from the coronavirus in China? No, that's not true: Even though Chinese authorities have restricted the travel for 35 million people due to the outbreak,
People throughout the Canadian province of Ontario awoke to a cellphone alert warning them of an “incident” at a nuclear plant just east of Toronto — only to later be told the message was a mistake.
The counter-culture celebration says the U.S. Bureau of Land Management has overcharged them fees.
The family established the Alfred Landecker Foundation in Berlin to oversee the efforts, named after a German Jew who was killed by the Nazis and whose grandchildren have a combined 45% stake in JAB.
A long-popular October 2018 Facebook post continued spreading through late 2019, alleging that private prisons were suing states over unmet contract quotas promising a minimum number of profitable inmates. A status update read “SO WE JUST NOT GO
On November 10 2019, a story about a hotel cleaner stealing a millionaire guest’s used condom to covertly impregnate herself and receive millions of dollars in child support was shared by the Facebook page “Waploaded.com Media”: T
Legend has is that the business savvy of "Mary Ann's" husband garnered her a lifetime of royalty payments.
Bottled water and batteries were flying off the shelves at California stores as millions of customers prepared to live without electricity for days in the face of what Pacific Gas & Electric called an unprecedented wildfire danger.
The Truth-o-Meter says: True | It’s true: millions in dark money has been spent to tilt courts right After the Supreme Court agreed this term to hear a Second Amendment case brought by an NRA affiliate, several Senate Democrats cried foul. Sen. S
After making baseless claims of voter fraud, the president has turned to a new way of explaining his loss of the popular vote in 2016.
The report was released from the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office.
President Donald Trump is threatening to remove millions of people living in the country illegally on the eve of formally announcing his re-election bid.
The Truth-o-Meter says: True | Yes, millions of families spend the bulk of income on housing Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., argued in a CNN town hall that a major sign of inequality can be seen in how much people pay for housing. "I believe