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Casting Trump as an ‘American Navalny’ is a grotesque exercise in Soviet-style propaganda.
Did Assistant to the Secretary of Defense John Kirby say that the "true number of civilians deaths in Gaza is zero"? No, that's not true: That is a misquote that drastically changes the meaning of what Kirby said. No such quote is found i
Under President Joe Biden, “Black unemployment is the lowest in American history.”
"(The) top issue for college students is the economy."
“In April last year, our state unemployment rate hit a record low of 2.4%. Last year, Wisconsin had an all-time lowest number of unemployed workers ever in modern history.”
New Hampshire salvaged Nikki Haley’s longshot campaign. It wouldn’t have been possible without Gov. Chris Sununu.
A tweet from the account of Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport contains inaccurate information.
“Illegal immigrants now have the right to vote in New York."
“The racial wealth gap is the smallest it’s been in 20 years.”
“Our government, wrongly, is saying if you’re born in this country you’re automatically an American citizen.”
Crazy stupid arguments.
In the Jan. 10 Iowa debate, GOP candidates Ron DeSantis and Nikki Haley sparred over life expectancy statistics and what they mean for the future of Social Security’s retirement age. There’s data to support the points both were making.
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Says FBI Director Christopher Wray told Congress “that with the border wide open and a war in Israel, Hamas can just walk right in.”
Donald Trump “deported less, believe it or not, than Barack Obama even did."
A look at the legal oddity known as Public Domain Day.
Under the Trump administration's trade deal, “China's only fulfilled one-third of the promises of agricultural products that they were supposed to buy from our farmers.”
Nikki Haley “raised taxes.”
Pandemic deaths in the UK were indeed among the worst in western Europe as the Inquiry had heard—but also about in the middle, by the standards of Europe as a whole, as Mr Johnson said.
China “had the largest naval fleet in the world. They had 370 ships. They'll have 400 ships in two years. We won't even have 350 ships in two decades."
Republicans’ “plan would cut Social Security benefits. … Average benefit cut would be 13%.”
Clips of Nikki Haley speaking about Hillary Clinton show Haley supports Clinton and is “not who she says she is.”
A wild few days at OpenAI exposed fault lines in the world of tech.
The president’s best bet might be to woo the anti-Trump coalition.
AP’S ASSESSMENT: False.
Plus: Atheism needs better defenders.
"Young people can be terrible."
China is “the largest developer of neuro-strike weapons, weapons engineered to change the brain activity of military commanders and segments of the population.”
Economic nationalists champion interventionism, but they’re waking up to a harsh fact: Political opponents can wield it too.
As Israel confronts a genocidal adversary, the world faces a rising tide of antisemitism.
Jim Justice "opposes the Right to Work”
“In the last 11 months, Customs and Border Patrol has averaged 200,000 apprehensions a month, and you know how many beds we have to detain people at the border? 38,000."
“2022 was the biggest tourism year ever in West Virginia”
Does a video shared on social media show an Israeli police raid on a synagogue to arrest a Jewish youth who supports Palestinian rights in the days following the Hamas attack on Israel in October 2023? No, that's not true: The same video
Does this video filmed near the base of a pyramid show a flyover of Air Force One -- the U.S. president's aircraft -- over Egypt following Israel's declaration of war against Hamas in October 2023? No, that's not true: This is not Air For