The assertion was made after the host said he hadn't washed his hands in 10 years.
Capitol Police are investigating an incident in which a Republican lawmaker was blocked from entering the House chamber after setting off a metal detector while apparently carrying a concealed gun.
The accusation that Bill and Hilary Clinton assisinated their associate Seth Rich is part of a widely debunked conspiracy theory
Did Donald Trump settle multiple child rape cases for millions of dollars? No, that's not true: A claim has gone viral again that there is a list of payments Trump made to settle rape accusations brought against him by male and female min
Earth’s rising fever hit or neared record hot temperature levels in 2020, global weather groups have reported.
And was the "zombie outbreak" caused by a vaccine?
The purported set included a Lego likeness of a man dressed in horns and furs.
A clickbait advertisement led to an 80-page story about Queen Elizabeth II and Archie, the son of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.
Multiple posts circulating on South Korean social media advertise a nasal dilator that can "prevent and kill" Covid-19. However, South Korea’s Ministry of Food and Drug Safety said it was planning to investigate the product, which is certified to pro
Boeing will pay $2.5 billion to settle a Justice Department investigation and admit that employees misled regulators about the safety of its 737 Max aircraft.
A Facebook meme shared widely in late 2020 and early 2021 asked American readers, "Are you concerned yet?"
State Rep. Jack Lewis tweeted that the effort is a good way for children to learn about the legislative process.
In late 2020 a set of memes began spreading, all of which contained wording to the effect of, “I don’t want to be [a pessimist,] but Mad Max was set in 2021″: It wasn’t clear where the combination of image and phrasing above a
President Donald Trump vetoed the annual defense policy bill, following through on threats to veto a measure that has broad bipartisan support in Congress and potentially setting up the first override vote of his presidency.
Innovators are always seeking a better way to build to a mousetrap.
Though few reports suggest that 28 sets of Lego are sold every second during Christmas, the firm has never officially confirmed it.
Tom Cruise has launched an expletive-laden rant at colleagues on the set of his latest "Mission: Impossible" movie, after he reportedly spotted two workers failing to respect social distancing rules.
By the end of April, almost 28 countries had launched a contact tracing app.
Multiple Facebook posts claim a famous Myanmar actor and his foundation will donate 500,000 kyats (US$380) to every household in Myanmar. The claim, however, is false; the actor’s foundation told AFP the report was not true and that its work focuses
A months-old document exploring one possible response to the COVID-19 pandemic was misrepresented on social media.
A video has been viewed thousands of times on YouTube and in other online posts alongside a claim it shows incumbent US President Donald Trump smashing the Oval Office after losing the US election in November 2020. The claim is false; the video shows a
Fox News Channel settled a lawsuit over their fabricated report that Seth Rich leaked DNC emails to WikiLeaks during the 2016 presidential campaign.
Social media posts are sharing a video of Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau addressing the United Nations in September and using it to justify a baseless conspiracy theory about a plan by global elites to control the population and bypass democrac
Did a woman in the 1700s give birth to 16 pairs of twins, seven sets of triplets and four sets of quadruplets (a total of 69 children) in just 40 years, with the same man fathering all the children? And is this a photo of the very large f
Disney Channel's early days bear very little resemblance to its present-day programming.
Trump's policies aggravated an already difficult situation, further putting people at risk.
The WEF launched 'The Great Reset' as a means to effectively manage the direct consequences of the COVID-19 crisis and improve the state of the world.
The alleged plan laid out a series of jaw-dropping changes, including strict lockdowns and mandatory vaccines.
A video of Hong Kong actor Liu Kai-chi standing in a clothing booth has been viewed hundreds of thousands of times in Weibo, Facebook and Douyin posts that claim it shows Liu selling clothes for a living despite his successful acting career. The claim
A post shared tens of thousands of times on Facebook alongside an image of a bleeding man wearing the uniform of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in Nigeria claims to show one of its members who was killed during protests against police brutalit
Is it confirmed that The White House has video footage -- and is set to release it -- of Democratic Presidential nominee Joe Biden's son Hunter raping and torturing minor girls? No, that's not true: conspiracy theorist Alex Jones' claim i
Sen. Lindsey Graham pushed past Democratic objections to set the panel's Oct. 22 vote on recommending her confirmation even before final witnesses testify before and against her nomination.
The announcement sets up dueling events with Democratic opponent Joe Biden, who will appear in a town hall on ABC, on a night the two candidates were supposed to meet for their second debate.
Election authorities said unauthorized drop-boxes for mail-in ballots violate state law.
An image has been shared hundreds of times in multiple posts on Facebook alongside a claim it shows a fire engulfing a government office in Indonesia’s Papua province following a protest in 2020. The claim is false; the government office cited in the
Three photos of Indian actress Rakhi Sawant posing with a Pakistani flag have been shared thousands of times in multiple Facebook and Twitter posts that call for her to be “hanged or exiled” from India. The photographs have been shared without cont
Did the officers involved in the raid that killed Breonna Taylor get no criminal charges because the Taylor family accepted the $12 million settlement from the city of Louisville? No, that's not true: The civil suit settlement and the cri
Does a photo show a retired Marine who followed an Antifa protestor back to the activist's house and set his car on fire? No, that's not true: The viral posting comes from an unrelated meme from at least 2013 often used in humorous postin
Did Massachusetts election officials destroy more than 1 million ballots in the Republican U.S. Senate primary, as alleged by losing candidate V.A. Shiva Ayyadurai? No, that is not true. Election officials in the state told Lead Stories t
Did the family of Justine "Diamond" receive a $55 million settlement after she was fatally shot by a police officer while unarmed? No, that's not true: the family of Justine Damond actually reached a $20 million settlement agreement with