Are U.S. governors' names on a leaked list of Chinese Communist Party (CCP) members? No, that's not true: Although there are credible reports of a leaked CCP database, people with direct knowledge of the list told Lead Stories no governor
Thousands of University of Alabama football fans partied in the street near campus after the Crimson Tide defeated Ohio State 52-24 for the national championship, ignoring pleas for safety at the height of the coronavirus pandemic in a celebration a to
A video showing President Donald Trump alongside family and aides in a tent went viral, with social media users claiming they were seemingly happily “watching the riot at the Capitol” and “gleefully partying from their secure bunker w
Does this video show the Trump family and others having a party while watching television coverage of the assault on the U.S. Capitol building? No, that's not true: This video, posted on the account of Donald Trump Jr., shows the scene in
https://www.newsweek.com/fact-check-trump-family-hold-capitol-riot-watch-party-1559971 video purportedl
Donald Trump Jr. posted a video of the Trump team smiling and dancing with music blaring on Jan. 6, 2021.
Major Biden’s former shelter is celebrating the "first dog" with a virtual party.
As Pennsylvania’s legislature convened on January 5 2021 to commence its new two-year session, its Republican majority is blocking Sen. Jim Brewster (a Democrat) of Allegheny County from taking the oath of office: At the heart of the dispute is
A spokesperson for the governor had a few choice words about this rumor.
Was Nancy Pelosi pictured unmasked at a party during the Covid-19 pandemic? No, that's not true: This is a photo from a restaurant opening January 7, 2020, 13 days before before the first COVID-19 case was confirmed in the United States.
Today we publish our second report on our experience of the Third-Party Fact-Checking programme run by Facebook. We attempt in these reports to create further transparency around the Third-Party Fact-Checking programme, so that people can reach i
A photo of an enormous crowd has been shared thousands of times in multiple posts on Facebook alongside a claim it shows a major political opposition rally in the Pakistani city of Lahore on December 13, 2020. The claim is false; the photo actually s
A New Zealand political party has shared a claim on Facebook that the Covid-19 mRNA vaccine will “intervene directly in the genetic material of the patient and therefore alter the individual genetic material”. The post, shared hundreds of times a
Snopes did a little digging into the We The People Convention and learned it has donated a significant amount of money to a PAC run by the Convention’s own president. Why is that?
This Jan. 20 is sure to be more subdued than prior inauguration days.
Two photos have been shared repeatedly on Facebook alongside a claim they show coffins donated by a Sri Lankan opposition party for victims of the novel coronavirus. The claim is false; the photos have been manipulated to include Sri Lankan oppositi
Online users accused president-elect Joe Biden of hypocrisy after Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms tweeted a video of them unmasked at an indoor party for his birthday. This is misleading; the video was shot at Biden’s birthday in 2019, before the
Three photos have been shared repeatedly in multiple Facebook and Twitter posts in November 2020 that claim they show an Indian regional party leader being awarded the title of “youngest politician in London”. The claim is false; the photos have ci
Did Joe Biden have a big birthday party on Friday, November 20, 2020, where friends gathered close and sang "Happy Birthday" to him without masks? No, that's not true: The video purportedly showing the maskless celebration happened on Nov
The 2020 election helped prove how broadly accepted marijuana has become throughout the United States.
Millard Fillmore, a member of the Whig party was the last President (1850-1853) to not be affiliated with either the Democratic or Republican parties.
Ben Carson, the secretary for Housing and Urban Development, is the latest election night watch party attendee to test positive.
Unlike the 2016 election result, votes to third-party candidates are likely to have little significance this presidential race.
The party noticed the suspicious activity on Oct. 22 and contacted the FBI, said Wisconsin Republican Party Chairman Andrew Hitt.
Multiple Facebook posts shared repeatedly in October 2020 claim that a Sri Lankan opposition party offered quarantine facilities and financial support for those infected with the novel coronavirus. The claim is false; on October 20, 2020, a spokesp
While Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden has flip-flopped on multiple occasions with respect to his stance on fracking, Biden has never pledged an outright ban on fracking. His environmental plan enlists a ban on new fracking permits
In a preview of more organized disinformation campaigns to come in the 2020 U.S. elections and subsequent interregnum period, Democratic Party voters in swing states received threatening emails the week of October 19 2020, ordering them to switch thei
A graphic has been shared hundreds of times in multiple Facebook posts and blogs alongside a claim it shows the results of a pre-election survey showing declining public trust in Myanmar’s ruling party, the National League for Democracy (NLD), ahead
During Trump's impeachment trial, Senator Mitt Romney became the first senator in US history to vote to remove the president of his own party.
A video has been viewed tens of thousands of times in multiple Facebook, YouTube and Twitter posts that claim it shows jailed Philippine Senator Leila De Lima attending a party in prison in 2020. The claim is false; the video has circulated online sin
Did Black Lives Matter have anything to do with a woman seen on video ruining a Hispanic child's birthday party? No, that's not true. Video of a woman flipping a table in anger at her neighbor's party for a 3-year-old shows nothing more t
On October 5 2020, the aptly named Facebook page “Infodemik” shared a video captioned “BLM destroy Hispanic child’s birthday party Houston, TX”: Variations and Iterations Infodemik also shared the clip with a similar
Sen. David Perdue of Georgia is basing his claim about Jon Ossoff on some very dubious evidence.
Multiple photos and one video have been shared thousands of times in posts on Facebook and Twitter which claim they show Gambian citizens supporting Myanmar’s ruling party, the National League for Democracy, ahead of an election scheduled for Novembe
Multiple Facebook posts shared hundreds of times include a graphic from a New Zealand opposition party which claims “if cattle hoof prints cover 50% of a paddock, farmers will now be breaking the law”. The claim omits important context; the posts r
It is hard to draw a straight line between federal government policy (let alone presidential policy) and abortion procurement.
The viral claim seemed to be an attempt to counter U.S. President Donald Trump's framing of Black Lives Matter protests.
No reports or statements were found to support that Asha Ranaut has joined the Bharathiya Janatha Party.
Quick Take Facebook posts falsely suggest that envelopes used for mail-in ballots in general elections reveal party affiliation, saying postal workers may “toss” votes. Voting experts say they don’t know of any such labels in general el
PM Narendra Modi’s 68th Mann Ki Baat show aired on August 30, 2020, has gathered more than nine lakh dislikes on the BJP Youtube channel.