The New Jersey senator faces another round of bribery charges, and Democrats are split on his next move.
Does an insert included in the packaging for one diphtheria, tetanus and pertussis (DTaP) vaccine show a direct link between immunization and sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS)? No, that's not true: A spokesperson for the Centers for Dis
The photo is altered and has been circulating online for several years.
“When peace is threatened you’ll make friends with anyone.”
Video shows “articles of impeachment to be filed against President Joe Biden today!”
Did a laser beam from a Directed Energy Weapon (DEW) blast Hawaii just before the wildfires started in August 2023? No, that's not true: This is not a photo of a DEW laser hitting Hawaii. It shows a time-lapse image of a SpaceX rocket lau
A Facebook post with thousands of shares suggests all cash withdrawals impact a person’s credit score.
“Putin bans 5G across Russia, destroys all towers.”
Does the 93-million-mile vacuum separating the Earth from the sun prevent the latter from heating our planet? No, that's not true: A University of California, Berkeley physicist told Lead Stories that the claim is "completely false." The
Did NASA and the crew of the International Space Station (ISS) stage a live stream video pretending to be in zero gravity on board the ISS, and was this hoax betrayed by a blooper where a ball printed like a globe fell to the floor as if
A post about bargain packages of iPhones, AirPods and Playstations is too good to be true.
The website is linked to in a Facebook post claiming the retailer is giving away “unclaimed electronics” to British customers for £2.
How thousands of people have helped slow and stop the spread of bad information this month
When Bill Nye said “the Earth is a closed system,” he suggested space exploration is impossible.
Did "Science Guy" Bill Nye state that there was "no place to go" in reference to space exploration, seeming to support claims that NASA, the International Space Station (ISS) and related space exploration programs were a hoax? No, that's
Did U.S. Marine Corps jets sink a Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) barge off the coast of California around July 19, 2023? No, that's not true: The Department of Defense press office told Lead Stories that the purported attack n
Does a pro-Ron DeSantis PAC ad use a real recording of former President Donald Trump's voice? No, that's not true: The audio of Trump used in the ad was created by artificial intelligence, the spokesperson for the political action committ
Did NBC News report that NASA admitted to never going to space? No, that's not true: There is no evidence that NBC reported on this. And there is no evidence that NASA ever made such a statement. The audio heard in this TikTok originates
NASA warns of “internet apocalypse,” which “means they can execute the Great Reset in silence without anyone knowing it.”
NASA space rockets can’t reach space.
Is a story about a restaurant banning these pictured veterans to establish a "safe space" authentic? No, that's not true: The article uses completely fabricated details and is illustrated with an assortment of photographs taken from vario
NASA faked footage of astronauts on the International Space Station.
Has the Chinese space program staged an elaborate and obvious hoax? Is an open glass jar with water in it sitting out on a table in plain sight during a mission evidence that they did not really go into space? No, that's not true: Shenzho
Says a video showing water inside a glass on a spaceflight proves space isn’t real
Video shows Elon Musk and Jack Ma presenting “a new software called ‘Quantum AI.’”
How our fact checking helped improve the information landscape this month
“Ron DeSantis voted against the wall.”
A video by MAGA Inc., a pro-Trump political action committee, used clips of Gov. Ron DeSantis supporting lockdowns, vaccinations and CDC guidance. It omits that many of these statements were early in the pandemic.
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Ron DeSantis launched his presidential campaign with a live discussion on Twitter, promising to fight “woke ideology.” We fact-checked his claims about open borders, classroom lessons, and whether “the whole book ban thing is a hoax.”
“In Congress Ron DeSantis pushed a 23% national sales tax.”
Former Vice President Mike Pence speaks at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, on April 26, 2023. (Photo by Allison Joyce/AFP/Getty Images) The political operation will focus on messaging and ground games in early primary s
Do jumpy cuts in the asparagus-eating video recorded by Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield while in the zero-gravity environment in 2013 prove it was shot in a "Hollywood basement," outer space does not exist and Earth is flat? No, that's
“Michelle Obama’s mother dies, leaves inheritance to ‘My son Michael.’”