The U.S. Marshals Service said that it is offering up to $10,000 for information about an escaped inmate and a “missing and endangered” correctional officer.
Prosecutors in southern Portugal are formally accusing a suspect in the investigation into the disappearance of Madeleine McCann, a British girl who disappeared nearly 15 years ago.
Honey Bunch, the wallaby who went missing at the Memphis Zoo after storms passed through Tennessee this week, has been found hiding — nearly in plain sight.
Two of naturalist Charles Darwin’s notebooks that were reported stolen from Cambridge University's library have been returned, two decades after they disappeared.
When sharing posts containing images on social media, be mindful that sometimes, older images can be repurposed by simply changing a caption.
The gap extends from a little after 11 a.m. to about 7 p.m. on Jan. 6, 2021, and involves White House calls.
A post said “if 70,048 unmasked fans” could gather for the Super Bowl “kids should go unmasked in school.” The post ignored the safety rules in place at the stadium, which included a mix of mask, vaccination and testing requirements.
Is an image of a mannequin missing an arm in a French hospital, with the image made to appear part of a TV news report about COVID-19, real? No, that's not true: This image is a photoshopped combination of two separate screenshots. A repr
Did Dr. Kerry Chant, the New South Wales, Australia, chief health officer, post a tweet that dismissed the deaths of three children while celebrating a "better than expected" result of the COVID-19 vaccine rollout for children? No, that's
“It feels amazing” that unvaccinated people are “4.5 times LESS LIKELY to catch omicron” than people who are fully vaccinated and boosted.
A Lee biography published in 2018 challenged the official explanation of Lee's death.
At its strongest, Typhoon Rai packed sustained winds of 195 kilometers (121 miles) per hour with gusts of up to 270 kph (168 mph) before blowing out into the South China Sea.
An animal control officer with the Humane Society anchored herself to a wooden fence and rappelled down to the dog using a mountaineering harness.
These cabins really do look like log piles, but that's about the only true aspect of this rumor.
A photograph posted by the White House sparked some rather intense speculation.
A detective in Florida investigating the disappearance of Carole Baskin's second husband said that the “Tiger King” star had three times refused requests for interviews.
Flooding and landsides prompted the complete closure of the West Coast's main north-south highway near Bellingham, Washington.
We looked into the origins of an impressive photograph.
An online hoax in 2021 echoed a false rumor from the previous year.
Everybody be cool.
The Republican gubernatorial candidate is airing an ad that does not disclose the "child" in question was a high school senior and the book in question was a Pulitzer Prize winner.
Was the recently discovered body of Jelani Day missing any organs upon recovery? No, that's not true: The LaSalle County (Illinois) Coroner's office told Lead Stories, "NO organs were missing from the body upon its recovery on 9/4/21." A
The disappearance of 22-year-old Gabrielle Petito has captivated the public, with national news organizations devoting substantial coverage to the twists and turns of the investigation and social media users scouring Petito’s Instagram and YouTube ac
On September 15 2021, rumors that “351K” or “400K” votes had “disappeared” from California gubernatorial recall totals during a CNN segment were popular on social media: Someone explain to me why the Gavin Newsom r
SciCheck An Instagram post highlighted a headline about a non-peer-reviewed study from Israel that found that unvaccinated people previously infected with SARS-CoV-2 had greater immunity against the delta variant than never-infected people fully vaccin
A link to a website being shared on Facebook claims that a little girl called Alice has been kidnapped and asks readers if they recognise the suspect caught on video. This is not a genuine case, but a scam which demands readers’ Facebook logins t
Many of the missing live in the neighborhoods where the water rose the fastest, said Humphreys County Sheriff Chris Davis, who confirmed the 22 fatalities in his county.
Peddlers of misinformation attempted to sow confusion in the wake of the Taliban's takeover of Afghanistan.
The president pitched his plan for reining in the cost of prescription drugs, but some of his facts lacked context or had a one-side presentation of the issue.
Factually is a newsletter about fact-checking and misinformation from Poynter’s International Fact-Checking Network. Sign up here to receive it on your email every Thursday. A lackluster debate President Joe Biden and Facebook’s tête-à-tête over
“Almost 100,000 ‘ghost children’ have not returned to school since the start of the Covid pandemic”. Evening Standard , 13 July 2021. An Evening Standard article claims that “almost 100,000 ‘ghost children&rsq
More than 60 people have died and dozens were missing as severe flooding in Germany and Belgium turned streams and streets into raging torrents that swept away cars and caused houses to collapse.
The number of people missing in the Florida condominium collapse fell substantially Friday, from 145 to 128, after duplicate names were eliminated and some residents reported missing turned up safe, officials said.
It's unclear how she learned to do so, but the dog was caught on camera ringing the bell.
Fire Rescue personnel and others worked through the night in hopes of finding survivors.
Does a post that claims the World Health Organization now recommends against COVID-19 vaccination of children tell the whole story about the agency's recommendation? No, that's not true: WHO's June 3, 2021 guidance says more evidence is n
Were 174 batches of ballots missing in the Fulton County, Georgia, vote count? No, that's not true: A spokeswoman for the county said no ballots were missing. A clip making the claim did not provide any sourcing to support it. The claim a
Did the White County Sheriff and Beebe Police Department in Arkansas issue an Amber Alert for a kidnapped and missing 8-year-old girl? No, that's not true. A little girl did go missing in the town on May 13, 2021, but she was found "withi
Posts reporting the disappearance of a girl called Ellie Morrad have been circulating on Facebook. One post says she went missing in St Neots, Cambridgeshire. But another says she went missing in Porthmadog in north west Wales. The photo accompan
A series of bizarre images posted to Telegram in April 2021 by the QAnon-supporting attorney appeared to reference a stale conspiracy theory.