Were treasures from the tomb of Gilgamesh discovered just before the Iraq war and did the U.S. military or Hillary Clinton cover it up? No, that's not true: This video is footage of one of several fake mummy hoaxes that have occurred over
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Truth or Fiction?→ Rep. Jack Kimble: ‘A Whopping 25% of American Students Are in the Bottom …’
On May 21 2023, a Reddit user shared a screenshot of a tweet about American students attributed to a “Rep. Jack Kimble” to the subreddit r/technicallythetruth: Can’t decide if this is satire by u/ShubhamG77 in tec
Lead Stories→ Fact Check: NO Evidence Nike Was ‘Forced To Pay $1000 To Every Customer’
Was Nike "forced to pay $1000 to every customer" via gift cards? No, that's not true: As of May 18, 2023, there is no indication that courts or authorities made the company do so. The claim originated from a post published on Facebook on
Full Fact→ Monzo is not closing all customers’ accounts
A Facebook post which wrongly claimed the online bank is closing everyone’s accounts was shared over 1,500 times before being deleted.
PolitiFact→ Facebook posts – Kamala Harris wasn’t slurring about today, yesterday or tomorrow. This video is altered
Video shows Kamala Harris talking nonsensically about today, tomorrow and yesterday.
PolitiFact→ Charles Schumer – Fact-checking Chuck Schumer on Tommy Tuberville’s military promotion blocking
Sen. Tommy Tuberville is preventing military promotions “because he objects to women within the military getting access to reproductive care.”
Washington Post→ Biden’s misleading deficit claim earns him a Bottomless Pinocchio
Over and over, the president claims credit for $1.7 trillion in defict reduction. That's wrong.
Lead Stories→ Fact Check: NO Evidence That Wrist Rubs Help Alleviate Sore Throat Symptoms
Does pressure application on a particular point in the wrist area help relieve a sore throat? No, that's not true: No credible sources suggest there is any connection between this type of self-massage and expedited recovery from a sore th
Lead Stories→ Fact Check: Soursop, Beans, Tomatoes, Onions Will NOT Cure Cancer
Is eating soursop, beans, tomatoes and onions a cure for cancer? No, that's not true: An oncologist and a dietitian told Lead Stories this combination of foods is no cure. Instead, the two experts advocated for a healthy, balanced diet to
PolitiFact→ Newly arrived immigrants are generally not automatically eligible for food assistance
Immigrants who have been in the U.S. for three months are not automatically eligible for food assistance unless they meet specific requirements or live in certain states.
PolitiFact→ Facebook posts – Los inmigrantes recién llegados no suelen tener derecho automático a asistencia alimentaria
"Latino, inmigrante, recién llegado … Si eres inmigrante en Estados Unidos y llevas más de tres meses ahí, podrías calificar para obtener cupones de comida”.
PolitiFact→ Tom Fitton – No, former President Donald Trump is not ‘officially a political prisoner’
“President Trump is officially a political prisoner.”
The Dispatch→ Wisconsin: Tomorrow’s Takes Today
Judge Janet Protasiewicz. (Photo by Jeff Schear/Getty Images for WisDems)Pre-spinning the biggest election of the year.Continue reading Wisconsin: Tomorrow’s Takes Today »
PolitiFact→ Tommy Tuberville – Most US high school grads read below standard. That doesn’t mean half can’t read their diplomas
"Half the kids in this country, when they graduate, can’t read their diploma.”
Full Fact→ People crossing the UK border illegally do not automatically get jobs and benefits
A Facebook post makes several claims about the benefits of arriving in the UK illegally compared to other countries. Many of the claims are false or misleading.
Logically→ The COVID-19 vaccine caused Tom Sizemore to suffer a ruptured cerebral aneurysm, leading to his death.
Logically→ An image shows an article published by The Guardian about a tomato famine in the U.K.
Lead Stories→ Fact Check: Walmart Did NOT Sell Eggs For ‘Illegal Prices,’ Customers Can NOT Get $500 Store Credit
Did Walmart sell eggs for "illegal prices" and are $500 store credits being given to customers to "make it up"? No, that's not true: There is no evidence that Walmart sold eggs at illegally high prices nor is there any evidence of consume
Lead Stories→ Fact Check: Cayenne Pepper Does NOT Heal Stomach Ulcers
Does cayenne pepper heal stomach ulcers, and is it safe to consume in excess? No, that's not true: An emergency medicine toxicologist at the National Capital Poison Center told Lead Stories that cayenne pepper can cause many life-threaten
PolitiFact→ Tom Cotton – Proposed Medicare Advantage changes cannot accurately be called 'cuts,' experts said
"It's President Biden who is proposing to cut Medicare Advantage."
Lead Stories→ Fact Check: Walmart Is NOT Giving $500 To Customers For Selling ‘Contaminated Water’
Is Walmart giving $500 to shoppers because the retailer sold "contaminated" water last year? No, that's not true: There is no evidence that Walmart has sold contaminated water or that they're compensating their customers. Walmart's corpor
Logically→ All Walmart stores will charge customers $1 for using shopping carts.
Only select Walmart stores in Canada levy a $1 refundable charge on customers to use shopping carts. This is not a company-wide practise.
Truth or Fiction?→ Do Dishwasher Pods Go in the Door or on the Bottom?
In January 2023, a popular Facebook Reel making the rounds claimed that dishwasher pods (that is to say, detergent) were being universally, incorrectly applied; the video in question was “stitched” with a viral September 2022 TikTok post:
Poynter→ An Instagram post takes a Tom Hanks clip out of context to falsely claim he condones pedophilia
An Instagram post claims to show proof that the actor Tom Hanks supports pedophilia. The Jan. 3 post showed a snippet of Hanks clapping his hands and shouting “sexy baby” at a […] The post An Instagram post takes a Tom Hanks clip ou
Lead Stories→ Fact Check: Video Does NOT Prove Tom Hanks Is Linked To Hollywood Child Trafficking Conspiracy — Clip Is From 2011 Skit
Does a video featuring actor Tom Hanks prove he is linked to a Hollywood child trafficking conspiracy? No, that's not true: The video is a clip of Hanks acting in a skit that aired on "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" in 2011. The social media account
PolitiFact→ Instagram posts – Instagram post takes Tom Hanks clip out of context to falsely claim he condones pedophilia
Tom Hanks shouting "sexy baby" is connected to Jeffery Epstein and pedophilia.
PolitiFact→ Tom Tiffany – Tiffany misses the mark with claim that Biden left Marines behind in Afghanistan, Russia
“Joe Biden left Marines behind in Afghanistan. And now he left a Marine behind in Russia.”
Logically→ The Federal Reserve will issue a digital currency and automatically convert old USD to digital USD.
The Federal Reserve has no conclusive plans to issue a digital currency. It released a document discussing the benefits and risks of digital assets.
The Dispatch→ Anatomy of an Airline Debacle
A Southwest passenger in Los Angeles, 2022. (Genaro Molina / Los Angeles Times via Getty Images)It’s awful, sure, but Southwest has little reason to care about the average flier.The post Anatomy of an Airline Debacle appeared first on The Dispatch.
The Dispatch→ Tomes for Christmas
The Dispatch staff's book recommendations for last minute Christmas presents.The post Tomes for Christmas appeared first on The Dispatch.
Lead Stories→ Fact Check: GO2Bank Is NOT Giving New Customers $1,000 As Sign-Up Bonus
Is the digital bank GO2Bank giving new customers a sign-up bonus of $1,000? No, that's not true: A representative of the owner of the GO2Bank brand, Green Dot Corporation, told Lead Stories that this alleged sign-up bonus is not a GO2Bank
Lead Stories→ Fact Check: NO Evidence That Carrageenan In Tom’s Of Maine Toothpaste Causes Cancer
Does carrageenan, a food stabilizer made from red seaweed, cause cancer? No, that's not true: A registered dietitian told Lead Stories that there is no substantial evidence that carrageenan causes cancer. Neither the Food and Drug Adminis
Lead Stories→ Fact Check: Tom Hanks Was NOT Named On Jeffrey Epstein’s Flight List
Did actor Tom Hanks' name appear on the flight list of a private jet owned by Jeffrey Epstein, the U.S. financier who died in prison in 2019 while awaiting trial on federal sex trafficking charges? No, that's not true: Hanks' name does no
Logically→ FTX is offering a giveaway to compensate customers.
The video promising this compensation is a deepfake designed to scam viewers out of cryptocurrency.
Logically→ Tom Hanks’ son Chet acknowledged that his family has ties to the Illuminati.
Chet Hanks trolled people who associated his family with Illuminati conspiracy theories by satirizing the rumors in an Instagram video in 2019.
Logically→ Women and men experience different symptoms of heart-attack.
Women present with ‘typical’ heart attack symptoms with roughly the same frequency that men do.
Lead Stories→ Fact Check: AutoMARK Terminal Is NOT Ballot Tabulator — It’s Marking Device For Voters With Physical Impairments
Do videos show a voting machine at a New York polling place disregarding a voter's selections -- even though he made an effort to darken the selected circles? No, that's not true: The terminal pictured in the video is an AutoMARK assistiv
AllSides→ WaPo Fact-Checker Gives Biden A ‘Bottomless Pinocchio’
Washington Post→ A Bottomless Pinocchio for Biden — and other recent gaffes
Here's a round-up of some recent flubs and misstatements by the president.
Logically→ Uber provides a walking partner option to its customers.
The ''Walking Buddy'' option is not a genuine feature on the Uber app or website.