Did a guest on "The View" accuse White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre of espousing "bullshit" on an episode of "The View"? No, that's not true: Damon Imani, a social media personality, edited himself into clips of the real Decem
Labour deputy leader Angela Rayner MP and Janet Daby MP both misquoted a figure from the Centre for Cities think tank in Parliament.
Do viral photos show World Economic Forum founder Klaus Swab walking in public in tights, garter and what appears to be a woman's swimsuit? No, that's not true: Images in a social media post appear to show a Florida resident. Klaus Schwab
Did the World Health Organization seek "surveillance powers to monitor every man, woman, and child for 'disease control'" as a post on Instagram implied? No, that's not true: The post in question referred to a set of WHO recommendations t
Was writer E. Jean Carroll the only person to file a lawsuit under New York's Adult Survivors Act? No, that's not true: There were thousands of lawsuits filed under the law, which allowed adult sexual assault survivors to sue in civil cou
REVIEW The goal of vaccines is to strengthen one’s immunity against a specific disease. It’s because of the immunity-boosting effect of vaccines that several deadly infectious diseases have disappeared or are on the verge of eradication. Yet, du
Is President Joe Biden the first person to win a presidential primary as a write-in candidate? No, that's not true: Several people have won presidential primaries as write-in candidates, with such victories dating back to at least the ear
Is a video that shows social media personality Damon Imani interrupting World Economic Forum founder Klaus Schwab at its 2024 Davos meeting with the f-word real? No, that's not true: Imani wrote on his social media account that the video
Is this a real video of Damon Imani, a self-described producer and artist based in Denmark, crashing the World Economic Forum 2024 meeting and yelling an expletive at the chairperson, Klaus Schwab? No, that's not true: Imani stated in pub
A new T-Mobile policy aimed at curbing mass marketing texts that don’t meet industry standards is being misrepresented on social media as an effort to censor the messages of everyday people.
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Idealistic about ends, realistic about means.
Can "Americans in need" get $5,000 in cash for free through the American Emergency Fund "just in a few minutes"? No, that's not true: The website named in this offer gathers sensitive personal data from applicants for a supposed personal
Choose gratitude over performative politics this holiday.
Did a video genuinely show President Joe Biden falling down Air Force One stairs while visiting Warsaw, Poland? No, that's not true: The video showed an unidentified person falling down the airplane stairs, but Lead Stories reviewed indep
Did a Donald Trump impersonator take the place of the former president during his November 6, 2023, civil fraud trial? No, that's not true: The visual of Trump sitting in court in this claim on Instagram has been edited. The original foot
Video shows someone impersonating President Joe Biden visiting Israel in October 2023.
"Russia has hypersonic missile capabilities ahead of that of the U.S.”
Does a video being shared on social media show a Hamas military wing spokesperson thanking Iran for its support in October 2023, following the militant group's attack on Israel on October 7, 2023? No, that's not true: The video does show
Did President Joe Biden misspeak while addressing a picket line of striking United Auto Workers (UAW) in Michigan on September 26, 2023, saying that while he had marched in other UAW picket lines it was the "first time I've ever done it i
Does a viral video prove that Ukraine now employs bulletproof vests specifically made for "pregnant women fighters"? No, that's not true: The post on social media misleads audiences about the new body armor's design -- it was made not for
What is a “special interest alien”? Experts said the classification is primarily about a person’s country of origin, and is not based on an individualized assessment of a person’s history or network of friends and family, for example.
Does this video show a real flight attendant and a "trans person" arguing over pronouns on a passenger aircraft? No, that's not true: This video was made by the comedian and content creator Jibrizy. The video is a clip from a longer Jibri
“Obama finally reveals how personal chef drowned in mysterious pond accident.”
Were 2,000 kids missing in Maui a month after the wildfires of August 2023? No, that's not true: There are not 2,000 missing children on the island of Maui, Hawaii Governor Josh Green's office told Lead Stories on September 11, 2023. The
CLAIM: There are more hunters in the U.S. than the world’s armies combined. AP’S ASSESSMENT: Partly false.
Video shows former first lady Michelle Obama “accidentally reveals what really happened to their chef.”
El COVID-19 “nunca existio”.
Did child rapper and foul-mouthed internet sensation Tay "Lil Tay" Tian die on or about August 9, 2023? No, that's not true: No official records document the death after her Instagram page featured a statement announcing the death of the
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