In New York City “local elections, illegal immigrants can vote.”
“One of my responsibilities as Secretary of State is to countersign acts passed by the legislature & signed into law by Gov. Evers.”
Social media users shared a range of false claims this week. Here are the facts: The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives has not updated its background check policy to allow people in the U.S. illegally to purchase firearms.
Social media users shared a range of false claims this week. Here are the facts: President Joe Biden did not issue Executive Order 9066 to provide $5,000 gift cards to migrants who enter the U.S. illegally.
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Migrants in New York City are receiving prepaid debit cards with up to $10,000 and no restrictions.
In a Feb. 20 town hall in South Carolina that aired on Fox News, days before the state’s Republican primary, former President Donald Trump repeated several false and misleading claims we’ve fact-checked before. Trump and Ingraham at th
Following a verdict in New York requiring former President Donald Trump to pay $355 million in penalties for lying about his wealth, social media users erroneously claimed that Kid Rock and Aldean, both public Trump supporters, had scrapped their Empir
“Each year, more than $1 billion is stolen from” workers in New York state through wage theft.
“NYC will give $1,000 taxpayer-funded credit cards to migrants.”
President Joe Biden “directed New York AG Witch Hunt” into Donald Trump’s real estate
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Social media users shared a range of false claims this week. Here are the facts: Three juveniles were detained and one was later released in connection with the mass shooting at the Kansas City Chiefs' Super Bowl victory celebration.
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Did the Kansas City Chiefs say they won't be re-signing Travis Kelce's contract and that they have "had it with the sideshow"? No, that's not true: This claim is from an article on a satirical website known for publishing fabricated conte
Did the European public broadcaster Euronews publish or air a report about French farmers attacking the Ukrainian embassy in Paris in early February 2024? No, that's not true: The video with the TV channel's logo couldn't be found on the
Does a video shared on social media show authentic news coverage confirming that Disney child stars are genetically engineered humans? No, that's not true: The segment comes from the satirical website The Onion. The video was posted on Th
Social media users shared a range of false claims this week. Here are the facts: Hawaii has not passed a bill that could keep former President Donald Trump off the ballot.
Did NASA's Hubble Telescope take the Weekly World News' "Photo of Heaven" as part of hundreds of photos beamed back from space to the Goddard Space Flight Center in December 1993? No, that's not true: NASA told Lead Stories that it is "no
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Amid a massive influx of migrants to New York City, social media users are misrepresenting the new program with false claims about the type of aid participants will receive.
Is a photo posted on social media showing Taylor Swift wearing a T-shirt with an anti-Trump slogan on it authentic? No, that's not true: The image has been digitally altered. The original photos of Swift with a flowered headband in her ha
Did dozens of news anchors parrot the same talking point by reporting the phrase, "Taylor Swift is not a psy-op"? No, that's not true: A video that appears to show such reporting is fake. It pairs phony audio with a video compilation from
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Social media users shared a range of false claims this week. Here are the facts: Proceedings in former President Donald Trump's New York defamation trial were delayed because a juror was sick and did not interfere with him being in New Hampshire for Tu
Were 50,000+ write-in votes for President Joe Biden "found" in New Hampshire to give him the win in the presidential primary? No, that's not true: The New Hampshire secretary of state's office told Lead Stories that the write-in votes wer
The claim has appeared across multiple social media platforms.
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Para leer en español, vea esta traducción de Google Translate. Following his projected win in New Hampshire’s GOP primary on Jan. 23, former President Donald Trump gave a speech that included distorted claims about the state’s primary
In his New Hampshire primary victory speech, Trump misled about Democrats voting in the Republican primary, how much border wall he built and the number of migrants crossing the border illegally.
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Independent voters were welcome, but registered Democrats could not participate.
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