Do NFL referees now have the authority to disqualify players for kneeling in protest during the national anthem? No, that's not true: This claim comes from a satirical website that has a history of fabricating content surrounding popular
Did U.S. Marines "kill" Centers for Disease Control and Prevention "Managing Officer" Aaron Aranas by fatally shooting him on November 24, 2023? No, that's not true: A Pentagon duty officer confirmed to Lead Stories that this claim is fal
Historically, the Israeli-Palestinian conflict forms one of the most intricate and longstanding disputes in the broader Middle East affair. The century-long dispute, a consequential aftermath of the influential Balfour Declaration in 1917, has seen s
“Fox News got caught” staging a video of Israel arresting a “crisis actor.”
Undoing the Warren court.
The history and evolution of Thanksgiving, one of the most celebrated holidays in the United States, provides a compelling glimpse into the cultural, political, and economic nuances of the nation. The origins of this day can be traced back to early A
Often, food traditions speak volumes about our cultural history and Thanksgiving has bestowed upon us an impressive array of culinary delights, amongst which is the puzzling yet intriguing Turducken. A gastronomical feat, the Turducken, a chicken stu
In America’s tapestry of traditions, the Thanksgiving holiday stands out as an emblem of gratitude, autumnal festivities, and familial gatherings. Part of its intrigue, unbeknownst to many, lies in a historical wrinkle known as ‘Franksgiv
Is Disneyland in California likely to be closed indefinitely as of November 2023 over an alleged child kidnapping? No, that's not true: There is no evidence that Disneyland is closing and no evidence for the alleged child kidnapping was p
Was Colin Kaepernick "fired from his new job as a high school coach" after only six games because kids couldn't stand him? No, that's not true: The claim is derived from an article copied from a satirical website known for publishing fabr
The furniture we choose to place in our homes or use in ceremonies and gatherings holds symbolic value, speaking volumes about our social status, cultural intricacies, and technological prowess. This rings true not only in present times but also in a
The world today is inundated with a myriad of technologies that make our lives much easier and more efficient. One such technology, largely invisible yet ubiquitous in our lives, is bar code technology. Like the human fingerprint, the bar code is a u
Machine guns, devices engineered for rapid-fire and continuous operation, have shaped the art of warfare and transformed the course of history. Originating from the need for better firepower in battles, these lethal inventions emerged from a series o
Embedded within the fabric of scientific exploration and discovery lies the innovative instrument known as the microscope. Woven from the threads of human curiosity and technological advancements, the microscope has been central to unveiling layers o
The journey of the steam engine is one that mirrors humanity’s relentless pursuit of innovation and progress. From its rudimentary beginnings to its essential role in the Industrial Revolution, the steam engine has spurred periods of significan
An exemption in a new Florida law “allowed Chinese nationals to buy land within a 20-mile radius of a military base, lobbied for by one of (Gov. Ron DeSantis’) donors.”
The historic event known as the First Thanksgiving is universally recognized as a landmark in American history. Traditionally, it is viewed as a time of celebration and unity between the Pilgrims who arrived on the shore of the New World aboard the M
Did Russia bomb "a cloning lab" in Ukraine's Donetsk, occupied by Russia in November 2023? No, that's not true: The website that published the claim relied on a fictitious single source, and that site carries a disclaimer saying it publis
When we speak about innovative leaps that revolutionized human history, the invention of the wheel stands as a remarkable point of reference. Throughout the pre-wheel era, humankind grappled with numerous logistical challenges, relying heavily on bas
Did U.S. Army Rangers stop an improvised explosive device (IED) attack at the World Series parade for the Texas Rangers? No, that's not true: This story is from a satirical website. Google News also did not show any relevant results to th
Martin Scorsese’s latest is a model of nuanced adaptation that reckons honestly with America’s past.
AP’S ASSESSMENT: False.
Last week Sir Keir Starmer claimed that Labour achieved the shortest waiting lists “in history”, while Wes Streeting said it had delivered the shortest waiting times.
In August, a small magazine published an interview with a Barack Obama biographer. Dozens of conservative news stories followed, speculating on the former president’s sexuality. The unproven claims come from old sources, so why did they spread so fast?
To forget can be a blessing.
Brighton & Hove Albion football club has confirmed the account which shared the story is not associated with the manager.
Franklin Foer’s new book about Joe Biden reveals a president whose ambitions have exceeded his mandate.
“Burisma Energy accountant, who blew the whistle on Biden bribery scheme, found dead.”
On our current obsession with the Roman Empire.
Did Pfizer recently agree to pay $2.3 billion for medical fraud, the largest health care fraud settlement in the history of the U.S. Department of Justice and was this related to Covid-19 vaccination? No, that's not true: Pfizer did agree
Don't be evil.
“Navy SEALs Save Missing Maui Children” who were padlocked in cages.
Did the state of California declare a "Trans History Month" before declaring a Women's History Month? No, that's not true: California first recognized Women's History Month in 1988, and the governor has proclaimed it every March since 199
Twitter’s ‘views’ metric offers an inflated measure of actual viewership.
Did former University of Kentucky swimmer Riley Gaines turn down a $3 million partnership with Nike? No, that's not true: This claim comes from a satirical website that has a history of fabricating content surrounding popular political to
Did former competitive swimmer Riley Gaines "beat" competitive swimmer Lia Thomas for the "last spot on the pro tour"? No, that's not true: This claim appeared in an article on a satirical website known for publishing fabricated content.
Celebrities are “painting their Maui properties the same weird shade of blue.”
Quick Take The Federal Emergency Management Agency operates a Disaster Recovery Center on Maui and has approved $7 million in assistance to thousands of wildfire survivors. Online videos, however, are sharing a fabricated tale about FEMA’s op