Galileo and Thomas Aquinas show two views of how humans come to know the cosmos.
Did the German public broadcaster Deutsche Welle (DW) report that Poles have started to rename their Wi-Fi networks to insult Ukrainian refugees in Poland? No, that's not true: Both DW and the Ukrainian government refuted the claim. A Lea
Did "undercover NYPD" officers "arrest two young people for sleeping on the concrete blocks a short distance from Times Square"? No, that's not true: the persons in question were not trying to sleep in a noisy, well-lit area on top of con
Republicans are rallying around their guy, but the general electorate thinks the indictments are legit.
Did 850 deaths occur in two weeks in Monterrey, a city in the Mexican state of Nuevo León, that were caused by myocarditis? No, that's not true: The increased number of deaths in Mexico during June 2023 occurred during a heat wave, and i
CLAIM: In a span of two weeks in late June, a total of 850 died due to myocarditis in the city of Monterrey, in Mexico’s northeastern state of Nuevo León.
https://www.newsweek.com/does-joe-biden-want-two-beers-week-limit-explained-1823358 "Does President Bid
Does a video shared to social media on August 23, 2023, show Russian oligarch Yevgeny Viktorovich Prigozhin's jet "on fire before crashing"? No, that's not true: While the video itself is authentic, it documented an unrelated plane crash
A since-corrected Daily Mail article wrongly claimed that the Low Emission Zone in London “became known as ULEZ” after being extended in 2019.
‘Admit to your mistakes, learn from them, so that this doesn’t happen ever, ever again.’
Rishi Sunak claimed A&E waiting times are at their best in two years. But experts say this is hard to reconcile with public data, which shows that June 2023 was not the best month in the last 24.
“We’re seeing two massive explosions on U.S. critical infrastructure in the past 24 hours that have caused power outages.”
Philip Wallach’s new book, ‘Why Congress,’ shows the first branch craves performance. Could conflict nudge it toward compromise?
Donald Trump’s case is unusual because he’s a former president, and “no reasonable prosecutor would bring this case unless and until they were confident they had an extensive and comprehensive factual record,” one legal expert told PolitiFact.
A social media post claims that 1.5 million children were pushed into poverty by the two-child limit. The estimated number in poverty because of the limit is lower.
A new law allows people to permanently erase unpaid debt older than two years from their credit records.
AP’S ASSESSMENT: False.
CLAIM: A patent held by Moderna proves its COVID mRNA vaccine contains “programmable” nanotechnology that can interact with 5G communications technology.
CLAIM: Singer Hank Williams Jr. resigned from Country Music Television’s board of directors and artists including Carrie Underwood and Toby Keith have pulled their music videos from the network in recent days.
Oral argument at the Crypto.com courthouse.
On June 26 2023, Google took another turn toward actively disinforming readers when the search engine propagated a joke tweet by Twitter account @WeirdMedieval as a legitimate translation: crying bc google is propagating my fake news pic.twitter.c
“Biden administration quietly DROPS all charges against Sam Bankman-Fried.”
The company has confirmed that the post, shared more than 10,000 times online, is not genuine.
Does a photograph authentically show Tom Cruise with his two "stunt doubles"? No, that's not true: An image shared widely on social media in June 2023 was generated using the artificial intelligence program Midjourney, the image creator c
Does a video posted to social media show a whale "just swallow up some folks whole"? No, that's not true: While the video is real, the breaching humpback whale it shows that capsized a kayak, knocking two women briefly into the water, did
“An 11-year-old boy saved the lives of two people on the same day.”
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A popular image featuring a banner showing white people while promoting a national holiday with roots in Black American history is legitimate — and showed the source of criticism around a Juneteenth event in Greenville, South Carolina. The photog
(Screenshot from Gospel of Life)The pastor helped millions reclaim a faith that was connected to its past but alive in the present.Continue reading Tim Keller’s Quiet Revival and My Place Between Two Worlds »
Thousands of people have shared posts which wrongly claim to have identified a police officer at the incident earlier this month.
The Facebook post uses photos of two different children who both went missing in the US.
The "expert class" comes under fire.Continue reading A Tale of Two Tonys »
Video proves John F. Kennedy Jr. is alive.
The social-first digital media literacy program MediaWise of the nonprofit Poynter Institute is expanding its Teen Fact-Checking Network internationally. The TFCN was launched in 2019 with a goal of reaching […] The post MediaWise’s Teen Fact-C
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A social media post falsely claims to be from the restaurant chain.