The Supreme Court has stopped the Biden administration from enforcing a requirement that employees at large businesses be vaccinated against COVID-19 or undergo weekly testing and wear a mask on the job.
ITV News has reported that around 40 staff, including the Prime Minister, allegedly gathered for a drinks party in the garden of 10 Downing Street on the evening of 20 May 2020. The report includes an email allegedly sent by the Prime Minister’s
The Supreme Court’s conservative majority appeared skeptical Friday of the Biden administration's authority to impose a vaccine-or-testing requirement on the nation's large employers.
Does a CDC rule concerning chimeric viruses confirm that COVID-19 is man-made? No, that's not true: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says the rule cited by the Hal Turner Radio Show has nothing to do with the origin of SARS-
Do users making personal payments on peer-to-peer payment systems like Cash App and PayPal have to follow a "tax rule" for transactions that exceed $600? No, that's not true: No such "tax rule" exists, only a reporting adjustment for busi
The High Court said Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum must pay 251.5 million pounds to his sixth wife, Princess Haya Bint Al Hussein, and make ongoing payments for their children.
REVIEW On 28 November 2021, nutritionist Mike Mutzel claimed in a Facebook post that “pathogens evolve to become less, not more, virulent over time”, citing “the law of declining virulence”. This claim was also made by others in the past, as
The media televised the trial of Kyle Rittenhouse “because he is a ‘white supremacist shooter,’” while limiting coverage of accused sex trafficker Ghislaine Maxwell’s trial to “some cartoon drawing….What are they hiding?”
After Facebook announced that it changed its name to “Meta,” a refurbished rumor surfaced that claims the company can freely use people’s photos and messages. “The new Facebook/Meta rule starts tomorrow where they can use your phot
On November 15 2021, a screenshot of a purported headline reading “Judge Rules That Britney Spears Is Allowed to Commit Crimes” circulated on Facebook, often without any context: Based on visual cues, the headline appeared to originate wit
We've seen at least a dozen variants of this copypasta rumor go viral over the past decade.
The U.S. lifted restrictions on travel from a long list of countries including Mexico, Canada and most of Europe.
President Joe Biden's administration announced that it will cancel two environmental rollbacks under former President Donald Trump that limited habitat protections for imperiled plants and wildlife.
Did the Supreme Court in the U.S. rule that the COVID-19 "pathogen is not a vaccine", is unsafe and "must be avoided at all costs," and has the court canceled "the universal vax"? No, that's not true: The United States Supreme Court has n
The Biden administration is trying to prevent evictions from public housing for nonpayment of rent, seeking to shore up protections following the end of the nationwide eviction moratorium.
A section of an “easy read” consent form for the Covid-19 vaccines for children and young people, which was published by the government, wrongly stated that people who have been vaccinated no longer have to follow government rules. The leaf
The new rule, which follows through on a law Congress passed last year, is intended to decrease U.S. production and use of HFCs by 85% over the next 15 years.
School started for about a million New York City public school students in the nation's largest experiment of in-person learning during the coronavirus pandemic.
On Sept. 9, President Joe Biden announced a six-point plan to increase vaccinations against COVID-19 and slow the spread of the delta variant of the virus that has resulted in increasing COVID-19 cases and deaths. The most controversial part of the pla
A post on Facebook shared over 1,000 times shows two pictures of securing points for HGVs, claiming that they will be “illegal” by September due to a “new VOSA rule”. VOSA refers to the Vehicle and Operator Services Agency, whic
Mexico’s Supreme Court ruled that it is unconstitutional to punish abortion, unanimously annulling several provisions of a law from Coahuila that had made abortion a criminal act.
Did the U.S. Supreme Court rule that the COVID-19 vaccine is unsafe? Did Dr. Anthony Fauci and "Big Pharma" lose a lawsuit to Robert F. Kennedy Jr. and others over the safety of COVID vaccine? No, neither of those are true: There has been
An Oregon school superintendent is telling parents they can get their children out of wearing masks by citing federal disability law.
The Taliban vowed to respect women's rights, forgive those who fought them, and ensure Afghanistan does not become a haven for terrorists as part of a publicity blitz aimed at reassuring world powers and a fearful population.
Did French philosopher Voltaire say, "To learn who rules over you, simply find out who you are not allowed to criticize"? No, that's not true: Two academic authorities on Voltaire told Lead Stories the words were not those of the French w
At least eight GOP-controlled states have passed bans on donations to election offices this year as Republicans try to block outside funding of voting operations.
16 and 17 year olds will NOT need parental consent to get Covid vaccines Mail Online, 4 August 2021. All 16 and 17 year olds to be offered Covid vaccine, won't need parental consent Evening Standard, 4 August 2021. Parental approval is not needed fo
The introduction of an obligatory health pass for admission to many public areas sparked massive protests in Paris and other French towns on July 31.
Animal welfare organizations for years have been pushing for more humane treatment of farm animals.
Federal workers will be required to sign forms attesting they’ve been vaccinated against the coronavirus or comply with other requirements.
Right-wing American sources seized upon baseless claims made by a French politician, in July 2021.
The 'Rules for Teachers - 1872' list prompts us to marvel at the grimness of a late nineteenth century American schoolteacher's lot.
In a speech on voting rights in Philadelphia, President Joe Biden vowed that his administration would fight back against new voting restrictions pushed by allies of former President Donald Trump. State legislators are now engaged in a “broad as
The Biden administration is reversing a Trump-era rule approved after the former president complained he wasn’t getting wet enough because of limits on water flow from showerheads.
Did a court in Lisbon rule that the COVID-19 death toll in Portugal was 152 and not the 17,000 reported by public health officials? No, that's not true: The claim is based on misidentification of court documents and on excerpting that cha
The one-helmet policy was initially adopted in 2013.
The Tokyo Olympics, already delayed by the pandemic, are not looking like much fun: Not for athletes. Not for fans.
The Supreme Court ruled that a Pennsylvania public school wrongly suspended a cheerleader over a vulgar social media post.