Are Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) weather cameras offline along the entire coastline of the lower 48 states? No, that's not true: In an email to Lead Stories, the FAA said it has no weather camera systems in those areas. Hundreds
Do election ballots have serial numbers to protect against voter fraud? Yes, that's true, but those numbers are removed during processing to protect the identity of the voter. In an email to Lead Stories, Christopher B. Mann, an associate
On August 2 2022, a Reddit account shared a Twitter screenshot to r/WhitePeopleTwitter, which claimed that Sen. Rand Paul ((R-Kentucky) opposed veterans’ health care benefits because “they can’t prove they got their health problems”
Do photos prove that sea levels aren't rising? No, that's not true: Scientists agree that the global sea level is rising, and it is rising at an increasing rate. Photographs of historic landmarks, displayed without any context or explanat
Wind turbines operate for around 20 years and produce much more energy than invested during their lifetime.
Studies have proven that the COVID-19 vaccine does not affect a person's ability to get pregnant.
Do recently declassified behind-the-scenes film clips show that the moon landing was really a hoax -- that it was actually filmed on a movie set here on Earth? No, that's not true: This does not show the staging of a massive hoax. These c
Former Vice President Mike Pence is becoming increasingly brazen in his willingness to counter former President Donald Trump.
We looked back several years on social media to find the origins of a quote about a bit of life advice regarding believing people based on their actions.
Government ministers under 65 are entitled to severance pay when they leave office, as long as they don’t return within three weeks.
https://checkyourfact.com/2022/06/30/fact-check-kentucky-statements-pregnant/ An image shared on Faceb
Claims that the entire nation of Argentina will begin a 40-day public holiday in November so citizens can watch the World Cup are untrue.
The Harry Potter author has been caught up in Twitter controversy before.
Did Kentucky legislation require women to submit a doctor's statement about whether they are pregnant? No, that's not true: An amendment in 2019 to an abortion "trigger bill" that would outlaw abortion in Kentucky was proposed as a protes
Can people target U.S. Supreme Court justices with Internet Protocol (IP) addresses found on social media? No, that's not true: The IP addresses superimposed over the smiling photos of the five judges who voted to overturn Roe v. Wade do
A video clip showing the Arkansas Republican gubernatorial candidate went viral following the U.S. Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe v. Wade.
Did NASA hand over control of the International Space Station (ISS) to Russia after a Russian official threatened to crash it into Earth? No, that's not true: A NASA spokesperson told Lead Stories that a long-established ceremonial change
South African authorities were seeking answers Monday, a day after 21 underage teenagers partying after the end of school exams died in a mysterious incident at a nightclub.
https://checkyourfact.com/2022/06/24/fact-check-fox-news-article-they-them-summer/ An image shared on
Did Fox News publish an article with a headline describing a "'They/Them'" summer? No, that's not true: Fox News never published such an article. An image showing the headline appears to actually show a counterfeit version of an authentic
On June 23 2022, a Twitter screenshot of a purported Fox News article about a “they/them” summer spread virally: OH SHIT NOW ITS OFFICIAL WE IN THE THEY/THEM SUMMER YALL pic.twitter.com/YytV5UliW5 — Lily Simpson is They/Them Summer
Do commercial airliners and military jets run on compressed air? No, that's not true: The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) say none of their planes work that way. The jet engines that power th
Democratic and Republican senators may find rare consensus on gun legislation by supporting the expansion of "red f
"Gavin Newsom reportedly intervened at the request of Nancy Pelosi and directly ordered the California Highway Patrol to drop all charges" against Paul Pelosi for his DUI arrest.
The discussions on the proposed treaty are ongoing. WHO has yet to formally accept the IHR reforms.
Despite what Marjorie Taylor Greene claimed, the U.S. government has no plans to monitor people via microchips or control what they eat.
A video posted online appeared to be just one weapon used in the war between the unhappy divorced couple.
“Florida Highway Patrol has a semi-truck … The FHP uses a fleet of three such ‘hidden in plain sight’ trucks to snitch on bad drivers.”
"When we passed the assault weapons ban, mass shootings went down. When the law expired, mass shootings tripled."
As the nation continued to discover and discuss “replacement theory” in late May 2022, a Twitter screenshot on Imgur attributed a quote to Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Georgia), addressing white supremacy by saying that the government
America’s ongoing infant formula shortage has left many parents scrambling to find safe alternatives. We asked doctors for some answers.
Do fat cells have "eternal life"? No, that's not true: While a post making that claim is a joke, we found the question interesting so we reached out to a few experts anyway and an Obesity Medicine Association (OMA) committee member told u
Are Apple AirPods headphones dangerous and do they emit more radiation than a microwave oven? No, that's not true: There is no evidence to suggest that the radiation emitted from any model of AirPods is high enough to cause concern for us
Are the ingredients put in vaccines toxic to people? No, that's not true: Before a vaccine is licensed by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and recommended for use by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) it's tested a
Help wanted. The job: putting one of the nation’s most far-reaching salary disclosure laws into practice. Location: New York City.
Everyone from Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy to the director of the CIA is worried that Russia may use “tactical nuclear weapons” in Ukraine. We asked experts what that could mean.
"Joe Biden is giving smartphones away to illegal border crossers.”
“California introduces new bill that would allow mothers to kill their babies up to 7 days after birth.”
Since the beginning of the COVID-19 vaccination campaign, several false claims about the COVID-19 vaccines have gone viral. One of these claims, which has been debunked on multiple occasions, like in this review by Health Feedback, is that vaccines bas