“There may be a new pandemic on the way after the release of a 50,000-year-old zombie virus.”
The weird-but-true story of a doomed (but possibly briefly very excited) black bear looks to become an even weirder movie in 2023. The trailer for the movie Cocaine Bear appeared on November 30 2022, accompanied on some platforms by the titular star s
Global warming and extremely cold conditions coexist. Research shows changes in the Arctic region is bringing frigid temperatures to lower latitudes.
The health secretary said that a new nurse will typically earn over £31,000 a year on current pay. This is an estimate that includes extra earnings such as overtime. Basic pay for a new nurse is aroun
Does a newly released dataset show that COVID-19 is a deadly "experimental toxin"? And does Dr. Anthony Fauci's resignation have anything to do with it? No, neither are true: the claims recycle old falsehoods based on a distortion of publ
https://www.cnn.com/2022/11/18/politics/fact-check-trump-special-counsel-response/index.html In former
After a chaotic ticket presale for Taylor Swift’s concert tour, antitrust experts and members of Congress are pushing to rein in the power of Ticketmaster and Live Nation.
The BBC report talked about a spike in the number of dead babies, not spike-protein found in dead babies.
Can Republicans build on the pickups they made in the Empire State? The post Explaining New York’s Red Wave appeared first on The Dispatch.
“Biden ‘child porn’ shock” headline was “front page news in Australia.”
Did "Jacinta Ardern", the prime minister of New Zealand, threaten to put mRNA vaccines in the water supply if enough people did not take the shot? No, that's not true: This claim originated in late January 2022 with an image of a made-up
Trump's announcement speech was filled with false claims. Here's a guide to 19 statements.
New Zealand Security Intelligence Service's guide has not included opposition to COVID-19 health measures as signs of terrorism.
Maggie Hassan won “1,100 votes from town with population under 700.”
A New York election results map is evidence of fraud.
Glitches with voting in Arizona, New Jersey and Texas are proof the election is rigged.
Does a viral video prove that the founder of the World Economic Forum, Klaus Schwab, and other speakers at WEF events planned to establish the "new world order" and "microchip human race"? No, that's not true: The heavily edited social me
Image shows that the New Mexico Secretary of State counted more than 17 million registered voters in a state with a population of about 2 million.
Did 16 million registered voters in New Mexico "drop overnight," within a 24-hour window before Election Day? No, that's not true: A spokesperson for the New Mexico secretary of state's office, which helps administer elections, confirmed
After tech billionaire Elon Musk bought Twitter, some thought Birdwatch was bound for extinction. However, despite being a frequent target of citizen fact-checkers — and sharing falsehoods himself — Musk […] The post Elon Musk keeps Birdwatch
President Joe Biden’s final speeches of the midterm election cycle spun the country’s economic gains and warned about Republican plans for Social Security and Medicare. Here are fact-checks of his closing argument.
The state is absorbing the cost of overtime pay for farmworkers, and farm owners do not have to pay any more.
Did the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) pass "new laws and regulations" to ban sea moss in November 2022? No, that's not true: The FDA does not have the legal authority to either propose or approve legislation, including bans. As a reg
U.S. Senate candidate Don Buldoc, a Republican, resurrected a zombie claim that has been repeatedly debunked about busloads of people coming from out of state to vote illegally in New Hampshire. “We need to make sure that school buses loaded with
The video report is fabricated and was never published by Euronews. The entities mentioned in connection with the event have denied any association.
Michael Gove tweeted a graphic claiming the UK has signed new trade deals with more than 70 countries, worth over £800 billion in new global trade. But the majority of these mirror previous EU deals.
On November 1 2022, an Imgur account shared photographs of a “fake newspaper,” designed to conceal political talking points as news: Republican Misinformation Disguised as a Local Newspaper Six images were included in the post, but the n
School board elections, the new venue for fighting the culture wars, are getting more attention from political action groups.The post The New Political Battleground appeared first on The Dispatch.
At last week’s PMQs, the new Prime Minister claimed a record number of new homes were built in the last year—but we’ve not found any evidence to support this.
"Don Bolduc wants to cut trillions from Medicare and end Social Security."
There is no evidence to suggest that Pelosi knew his attacker or invited him into his home.
A widely shared tweet claims that the same child was reported to have died of Covid-19 in three different countries. This isn’t true.
Proposed Senate bill would give FDA power to approve dietary supplements and “ban herbs.”
Social media users shared a screenshot of a headline that was published by what appeared to be a parody Twitter account.
Here's how people responded to the survey to gauge public perceptions of science by the Pew Research Center.
The Congressional Leadership Fund, a Republican super PAC, is running ads on TV and social media that distort Democratic House candidate Josh Riley’s positions on crime. One ad misleadingly claims that the New York Democrat said he “suppo
New York state is outpacing the rest of the country, because shootings in New York are down 10%, and across the country the drop is only 2%.
Former CBS News correspondent Lara Logan was banned from far-right American cable network Newsmax in October 2022 after a bizarre antisemitic rant on October 19 2022 — the latest in a long string of appearances featuring escalating, fully conspi
Is there currently an active serial killer investigation into a New York City male taxi driver who murders his passengers? No, that's not true: A Brooklyn District Attorney's Office spokesperson told Lead Stories they have no knowledge of