The Founding Fathers of the United States intended that “the church is supposed to direct the government.”
Did actor Sam Elliott say that he won't support a political party "that supports abortion over life"? No, that's not true: There is no evidence that the Academy Award-nominated actor ever made that remark, part of a longer purported quote
We looked into the history of a quote attributed to Jefferson on the subjects of religious institutions, civil rights, and the separation between church and state.
The man who wounded President Ronald Reagan in 1981 apologized for his actions and said he doesn't remember what he was feeling when he fired the shots that also wounded three others.
U.S. Rep. Mary Miller's office said she misspoke.
The terms of the government’s agreement with Rwanda mean that people whose claims for asylum are accepted will be allowed to settle there—not return to the UK.
Pence was vice president under Donald Trump.
The action set up votes this week on an incremental but notable package in Congress.
Stephen Colbert lashed out at those comparing the incident to the Jan. 6, 2021, U.S. Capitol riot.
What, exactly, should I be saying to drugs?
An Alaska elementary school program mistakenly served students floor sealant instead of milk.
Did singer Justin Bieber say that the COVID-19 vaccine ruined his life? No, that's not true: A Daily Mail article that describes Bieber's bout with facial paralysis due to Ramsay Hunt syndrome doesn't mention any of Bieber's thoughts on C
A retired neurosurgeon expressed this opinion in a journal article, which can be found by searching PubMed on the agency’s site.
There's no evidence a COVID-19 vaccine caused the singer's facial paralysis. The benefits of COVID-19 vaccines outweigh the risks.
Did Klaus Schwab, founder and executive chairman of the World Economic Forum (WEF), say that he has politicians, media, experts and scientists "all in our bags"? No, that's not true: A social media post alleging that such leaders are "pup
The Georgia Republican tripped over her words while defending the rights of those charged with attacking the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021.
Still to be determined is whether those players are ever welcome back.
"So many people have asked how I knew the sunglasses were a sign of potential trafficking," the Target shopper posted on Facebook.
White supremacists are going to be “shooting up all Walmarts and will kill Blacks and Mexicans” in San Bernardino, California.
Did the Department of Energy (DOE) say Americans buy at least 40 gallons of gas per week? No, that's not true: There is no evidence that the DOE ever published statistics that made this claim, and the 40-gallons-of-gas-per-week claim also
“The N.C. GOP came out in support of Sen. [Rick] Scott's extremist policy to ‘Rescue America.’”
The U.S. Justice Department “conservatively estimated that guns are used 1.5 million times per year to save lives.”
Readers emailed us to ask if former U.S. President and California Gov. Ronald Reagan once made a statement about carrying loaded weapons in the streets.
John Hinckley Jr., who shot President Ronald Reagan in 1981, is saying thank you to the people who helped him win freedom from court oversight.
In 2021, U.S. poison control centers received more than 52,000 calls about children consuming worrisome amounts of the dietary supplement — a six-fold increase from about a decade earlier.
We don't recommend relying on quote memes as credible sources of information.
A quote meme with former U.S. President Ronald Reagan's image also said "it's a nasty truth" that "those who seek to inflict harm are not fazed" by gun control laws.
The message was supposedly documented in a photo of a Costco Wholesale gas pump displaying a Kirkland Fuel logo and a total of $147.34 for 26.458 gallons purchased.
When President Joe Biden and first lady Jill Biden disagree, they don't hash it out in front of other people.
The pharmaceutical giant is not trying to be Thanos.
A post on Facebook falsely claims that the CEO of Pfizer has said “by 2023 we will reduce the world population by 50%”. This is accompanied by a link to a website with the headline: “Pfizer CEO: ‘by 2023 we will reduce the world
Did Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla say by 2023 that "we will reduce" the number of people in the world by 50%? No, that's not true: This is a doctored video and Bourla did not say that. The phrase clipped out of this video -- about reducing the
A claim that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said heart attacks are 71 times higher following the Covid-19 vaccine than following other vaccines, and that the vaccines are killing two people for every one they save is not true. This claim app
The Florida state representative is fervent defender of the 2nd Amendment, but he did not tweet this.
A piece of copypasta spread baseless rumors around social media.
Doug Mastriano. (Photo by Michael M. Santiago/Getty Images)Viral social media posts claim that the winner of the Pennsylvania Republican gubernatorial primary, Doug Mastriano, signaled a willingness to overturn election results, saying he could decerti
Lamenting a uniquely American tragedy, an anguished and angry President Joe Biden delivered an urgent call for new restrictions on firearms after a gunman shot and killed at least 19 children at a Texas elementary school.