The claim stems from a conspiracy theory to discredit the vaccine's safety and efficacy.
Did a Chinese restaurant advertise giving customers 95% off their lunch total if you show them a vaccination card? No, that's not true: The sign was made by a prank website where you can create your own Chinese restaurant sign. The story
Is there a giant U-shaped skyscraper in New York that is so big a plane can easily fly between its uprights? No, that's not true: This image of a large building in Manhattan is just an architectural design for a proposed building that had
Democrats spent months protesting what they say are efforts to weaken minority turnout and preserve the GOP's eroding dominance.
Did 27 U.S. Air Force pilots resign their commissions after the announcement of the implementation of a COVID-19 vaccine mandate for all U.S. active duty and National Guard service members? No, that's not true: Lead Stories found no evide
In September 2021, social media users enthusiastically shared a picture of a restaurant sign that appeared to offer a 95% discount to vaccinated customers.
On September 2 2021, an Imgur account shared an image that was purportedly of a sign from Phoenix Koi Chinese Restaurant, offering a “95% discount” for vaccine card holders, and some additional commentary, too: Featured in the image was a
SIS has pulled down this claim and apologized on Twitter because there are no reports to back it up. Queen has not expressed any support for the club.
The fifth-most-powerful hurricane to strike the U.S. resulted in widespread suffering.
Is Manchester United even Queen Elizabeth's favorite football team?
Does the Zello app, which allows users to talk via a push-to-talk (or "walkie-talkie") feature, work without a cellular signal? Not unless the device has an internet connection. According to a Zello sales representative, if there is no ce
Did the Federal Bureau of Investigation release a study ranking zodiac signs in terms of "dangerousness"? No, that's not true: This is a recycled hoax that has circulated in blog posts as far back as 2017. There is also no publicly availa
On August 9 2021, a Facebook post depicting a campground’s “text us” sign and a “teenager translation” went viral; iterations of the image were popular across social media: Every variation of the images of the signs we we
Rumors and speculation surrounded the future of the Argentine soccer star, one of the greatest of all time, in August 2021.
Cuomo had resisted calls to resign.
A sumo wrestler that may have spooked the horses was knocked out of the Olympic equestrian ring, but the course designer is defending his decision to include the lifelike fighter in the first place.
An apparent product display error lead to accusations that a company was encouraging pedophilia.
The history of Olympic logos shows it’s not easy to strike the tricky balance between capturing the spirit of the Games and that of the host city.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo faced mounting pressure to resign, including from President Joe Biden and other onetime Democratic allies, after an investigation found he sexually harassed nearly a dozen women and worked to retaliate against one of his accu
Pictures of a sign outside a Costa Coffee store, telling customers that if they want to dine in they need to be able to show proof of immunity and photo ID, have gone viral on social media. What might not be clear on an initial glance is that the pictu
REVIEW On 28 July 2021, the podcast War Room: Pandemic published this video interview between host Steve Bannon and the vaccine and clinical consultant Robert Malone. The video was widely shared on social media platforms, receiving more than 25,000
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SciCheck Digest Participants in the 2020 Olympic Games will be subject to many COVID-19 rules. But social media posts and a news report falsely claim athletes will be sleeping on specially made, flimsy “anti-sex beds” to prevent intimacy an
On July 21 2021, viral content site Upworthy published “Catholic leader who wanted to deny Biden communion resigns after caught using gay dating app,” asserting: The United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) approved a measure la
The caption of Cruz's viral TikTok video read: "Surprising my dad at his work with the news that I just got signed by the Washington Nationals."
No one has been rescued from the site since the first hours after the building collapsed on June 24 when many of its residents were asleep.
Sophia Di Martino auditioned for the role of Sylvie when she was heavily pregnant.
Does this photo show Mississippi River water meeting but never mixing with the salt water of the Gulf of Mexico? No, that's not true: This photo shows river water which has reached the Gulf of Mexico and has flowed out over the top of the
The ACLU has filed a federal lawsuit challenging Tennessee’s first-of-its-kind law that requires businesses and government facilities to post signs if they let transgender people use multiperson public bathrooms of their choice.
Singer Macy Gray sparked some strong opinions when she a published an op-ed calling for a “new flag” that “represents all states and all of us.”
Juneteenth commemorates June 19, 1865, when Union soldiers brought the news of freedom to enslaved Black people in Galveston, Texas — two months after the Confederacy had surrendered. That was also about 2 1/2 years after the Emancipation Proclamatio
A TikTok comment noted that the banners could be seen over Disney Springs, while the video itself appeared to have been shot in Universal's Islands of Adventure.
The Justice Department’s top national security official is resigning from his position after revelations that the department under President Donald Trump secretly seized records from Democrats and members of the media.
Sometimes a real image is even funnier than a photoshopped version of it.
It is not unusual for leaders of countries to draw crowds of political opponents when they visit foreign regions.
Army Lt. Col. Barnard Kemter's microphone cut out just as began talking about how former slaves and freed Black men exhumed the remains of more than 200 Union soldiers from a mass grave in Charleston, SC, and gave them a proper burial.
Did a Starbucks in downtown Denver post a sign in their window that told customers it was closed to "educate white people about their racism"? No, that's not true: That sign is a doctored image that mocks racial bias training Starbucks ho
A sign that stirred controversy on social media triggered a police investigation.
Did the Jacksonville Jaguars sign the free agent football quarterback and activist, Colin Kaepernick, to the position of tight end? No, that's not true: Tim Tebow holds that position, while Kaepernick is not with any NFL team at the momen
Did a local Popeyes post a sign saying they reserve the right to refuse service to white people? No, that's not true: Lake St. Louis, Missouri, police say the sign was a prank posted by someone who does not work for the company and that t