Were President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris both out of the country at the same time in June 2021? No, that's not true: although there appears to be no law stating that at least one has to remain in the country while the oth
The former Virginia governor, who is seeking his old job again, earns Four Pinocchios.
In 2021, an old story resurfaced on Reddit. The tiger wasn't alone, either.
Reporters traveling to the United Kingdom for President Joe Biden's first overseas trip were delayed seven hours after their chartered plane was overrun by cicadas.
The annual peak of global heat-trapping carbon dioxide in the air has reached another dangerous milestone: 50% higher than when the industrial age began.
A Facebook post purportedly showing “fireflies photographed in trees with long time exposure” was shared on May 28 2021 to the Facebook group “Weird, Fantastic, Beautiful and Odd,” but soon spread outside its confines: In that
Early data released by Public Health England suggests an increased risk of hospitalization with the Delta variant compared to the Alpha variant.
Nearly 70 children were reported to have been killed during an 11-day battle in May between Israel and Hamas, the militant group that controls Gaza. 67 were killed in Israeli air strikes in Gaza. Two children were killed in Israel from rockets sent by
Does Dr. Anthony Fauci's private email on masks, dated February 2020, conflict with what he was saying publicly around that time? No, that's not true: His email was consistent with the guidance given then. Since the start of the COVID-19
Not the first TikTok video to go viral after revealing how food was prepared in a commercial kitchen.
The National UFO Reporting Center receives hundreds of reports every month.
“While no one will ever replace Rush Limbaugh, Buck and I are excited to continue advancing the causes he held dear,” Clay Travis said.
Kami Rita already reached the summit of the world's highest mountain for a record 25th time earlier this month but stopped his most recent climb more than halfway to the top.
The possibility that the coronavirus emerged from a lab was quickly dismissed by scientists in early 2020. This timeline shows which events and scientific publications had an impact on changing minds.
Product testers warned of a potential security issue.
A Sherpa guide scaled Mount Everest for the 25th time, breaking his own record for the most ascents of the world’s highest peak.
Following rigorous tests by the CCMB, eight Asiatic lions at the Nehru Zoological Park tested COVID-19 positive. They are under doctors' supervision.
SUMMARY In April 2021, Gregory Wrightstone published a “sponsored” article in The Washington Times titled “There is no climate emergency”. Scientists who evaluated the article found that it included numerous false and misleading claims about
Was the phrase "How To Hit A Woman So No One Knows" Googled 163 million times during 2020 as reported in an article in The Journal of General Psychology and subsequent articles about those findings? No, that's not true: The author of the
Was a $25,000 first-time homebuyer credit bill passed by Congress? No, that's not true: the proposed Downpayment Toward Equity Act of 2021 would allow qualifying homebuyers to receive up to $25,000 in homebuying assistance. However, the a
Excerpts of Biden's speech released by the White House showed the new president striking an optimistic tone, declaring that the U.S. is “turning peril into possibility, crisis into opportunity." Excerpts of Scott's remarks showed that he was attempti
A researcher looking into the trend said the purported findings shocked her.
A family lawyer who viewed a 20-second portion of body camera footage shown to the family says law enforcement officers opened fire on Brown while he had his hands on the steering wheel.
A photo purporting to show South Korean President Moon Jae-in on the cover of TIME magazine has been shared in Facebook posts claiming the purported cover is a criticism of his government. However, the cover has been doctored and does not correspond t
We traveled back to the 1800s to check, and, no, Greta Thunberg is not a time traveler.
An April 13 2021 Facebook screenshot of a tweet was part of disordered discourse surrounding a “pause” by the Biden administration of the Johnson & Johnson shot for COVID-19. As conspiracy theories about and disinformation about the eff
REVIEW Vaccines for COVID-19 became available to the public less than a year after the virus was first detected, much faster than any other vaccine development in history. Some social media users have used the speed of development to imply that COVID-
A video has been viewed tens of thousands of times in social media posts that claim it shows police attempting to close down a beach in Brazil due to Covid-19 restrictions. The video has been shared by anti-lockdown pages on Facebook and Instagram. Bu
The president cites a statistic derived from a two-decade-old study that has come under attack by other experts on sexual assault.
New details about the deadly U.S. Capitol riot are contained in a previously undisclosed document prepared by the Pentagon for internal use that was obtained by The Associated Press.
Are zombies created by COVID-19 and do the world's richest people drink the blood of tortured children? No, that's not true. A guest on the show of disgraced televangelist Jim Bakker, conspiracist Stephen Quayle, peddles multiple untrue c
COVID-19 is not a man-made or a controlled phenomenon, but an unexpected, highly infectious disease.
The Bay of Pigs suppression myth makes for a timeless lesson about the perils for news organizations in yielding to government pressure and withholding vital if sensitive information, ostensibly because of national security implications.
Does Georgia's new voting law make it a "jail-time crime to drop off grandma's absentee ballot"? No, that's not true: Although it is a felony to take an absentee ballot from a voter and deliver or return it, the law carves out various exc
Did Time magazine name Rachel Levine "Woman of the Year"? No, that's not true: This magazine cover is not real, it was published by "The United Spot," a Facebook page that is clearly labeled as a satire site. The fake magazine cover does
A federal judge declined to impose prison time on a former member of a neo-Nazi ring that threatened journalists.
Are people who received a COVID-19 vaccine "walking biological time bombs"? No, that's not true: There is no publicly available evidence the vaccines help create "superstrains and superbugs." Contrary to what the video post claims, the va