The Pentagon retreated from its defense of a drone strike that killed multiple civilians in Afghanistan, announcing that a review revealed that only civilians were killed in the attack, not an Islamic State extremist as first believed.
The workers were on the picket line for nearly three weeks.
Even without Twitter, presidents can tangle foreign relations on a whim.
More than 60 people have died and dozens were missing as severe flooding in Germany and Belgium turned streams and streets into raging torrents that swept away cars and caused houses to collapse.
A mural honoring George Floyd crumbled in July 2021, but the exact cause is undetermined.
The Lightning beat the Montreal Canadiens 1-0 to win their second championship in 18 months.
The man reportedly was shot in the head in Milton, New Hampshire, after a bullet ricocheted.
An image that has gone viral on social media purportedly shows a young girl crying while carrying an armful of books after an Israeli bombing. For the last week, Hamas has been firing rockets into Israel, and Israel has responded with attacks on Hamas
Israel destroyed a building housing The Associated Press and Al Jazeera and claimed that Hamas used the building for a military intelligence office.
The Associated Press’ top editor has called for an independent investigation into the Israeli airstrike that targeted and destroyed a Gaza City building housing the AP, broadcaster Al-Jazeera and other media.
The violence, which came as international mediators worked to broker a cease-fire and stave off an Israeli ground invasion of the territory, marked the worst fighting here since the devastating 2014 war in Gaza.
The strike on the high-rise came nearly an hour after the military ordered people to evacuate the 12-story building, which also housed Al-Jazeera, other offices and residential apartments.
The barrage of rockets and airstrikes was preceded by hours of clashes between Palestinians and Israeli security forces, including dramatic confrontations at Jerusalem’s Al-Aqsa Mosque compound, a sacred site to both Jews and Muslims.
A call to action by a trio of former Dollar General employees in Maine went viral after they announced their resignations on Twitter. Berndt Erikson’s first posted aa photograph declaring the group’s intent on May 3 2021. “Got real ti
A Facebook post with photos of large fires in a city purports to show the aftermath of a recent bombing in Gaza City. This is misleading. While there was indeed a bombing in April 2021, the pictures show older events.
Revising the past to make it look better to the present is an age-old phenomenon.
Three photos have been shared thousands of times in multiple posts on Facebook and Twitter alongside a claim they show an air strike near the Thai-Myanmar border in March 2021. The images surfaced after the Myanmar military launched attacks in eastern
A Facebook post alleging that the US Department of Defense had announced an imminent airstrike on Ethiopia has been shared hundreds of times in the East African country since early March 2021. The post cites The Washington Post, an American newspaper,
A video of a distraught Syrian woman has been shared hundreds of times on TikTok, Facebook and Twitter alongside a claim it shows her pleading for former US President Donald Trump to "stop" current US President Joe Biden from “killing innocent peopl
Syria war monitoring groups said the strikes hit trucks moving weapons to a base for Iranian-backed militias.
Three Fox News hosts — Maria Bartiromo, Lou Dobbs and Jeanine Pirro — are seeking the dismissal of claims against them and their employer as part of a $2.7 billion libel lawsuit brought by the voting technology company Smartmatic.
Retired postman Recep Mirzan found Garip, a female swan, 37 years ago in Turkey’s western Edirne province.
A purported clip of a Pakistani TV programme that appears to show a former Pakistani diplomat admitting that India’s air strike against the country in February 2019 killed at least 300 people has been viewed tens of thousands times in Facebook, Twi
A photo of an emaciated elderly man in a saffron turban has been shared thousands of times in Facebook and Twitter posts that claim that he is on a hunger strike to support ongoing farmers’ protests in India. The claim is misleading; the photo has ci
Articles and social media posts say 50,000 of Beijing’s soldiers were killed in a strike on a bunker in Maine -- part of a series of baseless claims about Chinese military action in North America. But local authorities said there was no evidence of e
Organizing large-scale strikes ranges from difficult to nearly impossible for the trucking industry in its current form.
Belarus' authorities have detained the organizer of a strike as part of an effort to stifle protests demanding the resignation of the country's authoritarian leader.
On August 19 2020, a screenshot of a Fox News chyron asserting that Democrats had removed “under God” from the Pledge of Allegiance began circulating on social media: We encountered the Fox News chyron in image-only form; it read: DEMS ST
A picture of coffins wrapped in Lebanese flags is being shared in Facebook posts claiming to show the funeral of victims from the recent explosion in Beirut, Lebanon. The claim is false; the image was taken by AFP in 2006 during the funeral procession
Social media posts claim tweets from the Israeli prime minister’s official Twitter account indicate the country was responsible for a massive explosion that devastated Beirut. But the tweets -- which were sent well before the blast in Lebanon -- actu
In announcing the measure, the union’s president blasted U.S. President Donald Trump for pressuring schools to reopen even as the coronavirus continues to surge.
The ruling reasserts a commitment to abortion rights in the first big abortion case of the Trump era.
Many workers in high demand are part-time or contracted employees, lacking in benefits such as paid sick time off or health care.
On March 24 2020, #GeneralStrike was among Twitter’s most prominent hashtags in response to calls that people return to work just days after social distancing measures and lockdowns were put in place to lessen COVID-19’s effects and spread
The U.S. launched airstrikes in Iraq, American officials said, targeting the Iranian-backed Shia militia members believed responsible for the rocket attack that killed and wounded American and British troops at a base north of Baghdad.
The number of U.S. service members diagnosed with traumatic brain injuries has shot up to more than 100, the Pentagon said, as more troops suffer the aftereffects of the Iranian ballistic missile attack in Iraq.
The Pentagon said Friday that 34 U.S. troops were diagnosed with traumatic brain injuries suffered in an Iranian missile strike on an Iraqi air base.
Two NASA astronauts ventured out Wednesday on a second all-female spacewalk to finish upgrades to the International Space Station's power grid, but quickly ran into a helmet problem.
The Truth-o-Meter says: False | False image of missile strike on U.S. troops shared by Iran outlet An Iranian news agency tweeted a photo claiming it showed U.S. planes on fire this week after Iran launched missile strikes. The photo in the tweet a
Does a video making the rounds on social media show Iran's Ayatollah going crazy following the killing of Maj. Gen. Qassem Soleimani by a U.S. drone strike? No, that's not true: This is an old video, put in a loop and portraying an animated -