Economic measures affect our lives in many ways. They can impact how much tax you pay, how much it costs to take out a loan, and how much financial support job seekers receive—to name just a few. But research published today—to which Full F
“The next four weeks are crucial. The road is very bumpy,” said Dr. S.K. Sarin, director of New Delhi’s Institute of Liver and Biliary Sciences.
REVIEW Several reports on the findings of a face mask study conducted in Denmark, which was published in the scientific journal Annals of Internal Medicine, went viral on Facebook within a day of publication, receiving a total of more than 18,000
https://www.snopes.com/fact-check/cuomo-vaccine-bad-news-trump/ In November 2020, a raft of Republican
Republican lawmakers and right-leaning commentators seized upon remarks made by the New York Democrat during an interview on "Good Morning America."
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Not everything U.S. President-elect Joe Biden does is a scheme against the current president.
Cataract or uncorrected refractive errors account for most vision loss among all ages worldwide.
Canis lupus is among more than 50 species of plants and animals that have been delisted from the Endangered Species Act.
If President Trump invokes the Insurrection Act after the election does it mean that "DemSocialist Anarchists" can be "chased down and legally shot" for the Texas Day of Purge"? No, that's not true: Shooting American citizens beause of th
For those times when you crave the smell of burgers in your home without actually eating them ...
Viral images of Exxon gas station signs were shared in October 2020, ahead of Election Day.
An image has been shared hundreds of times in multiple Chinese social media posts and articles online alongside a claim it shows the moment a Russian pilot navigated a plane under a bridge in 1965. The claim is misleading; the image is not a real photo
America’s imprisonment rate has been dropping consecutively for 11 years reaching its lowest in 2019 since 1995.
An image of children sleeping under a tree being has been shared hundreds of times on Facebook, alongside the claim that it shows schoolchildren in South Sudan. However, the claim about the location is false; the photo was taken in Nigeria at a neglec
For decades, America led the world in humanitarian policies by creating a sanctuary for the oppressed, admitting more refugees annually than all other countries combined.
A commonly cited statistic had a resurgence on social media in October 2020.
Did Breitbart News report that the daughter of Delaware Democratic Senator Chris Coons and seven other underaged girls were "featured" on Hunter Biden's laptop? No, that's not true: The claim cannot be found anywhere on Breitbart.com and
A photo collage has been shared thousands of times in multiple posts on Facebook and Instagram alongside a claim it shows an accurate comparison between the skyline in Thailand under the prime ministership of Prayut Chan-O-cha and his predecessor Thaks
Many people lost their insurance when companies sent them notices canceling their insurance because it did not meet the higher standards of the ACA.
Did a law called "The Flora and Fauna Act" classify aboriginal people as animals until Australian voters overturned it in the 1960s? No, that's not true: There is no record a Flora and Fauna Act ever existed. While the historic Australian
The admins of WhatsApp groups run by media persons need to be officially registered in some districts in the country.
The Green New Deal is a congressional resolution to combat climate change. It is not yet legislation. There are no official government cost estimates.
While it is true that US Co2 emissions have declined by more than 10 percent in the past decade, more than a dozen other countries have seen declines of more than twice that.
The social media companies still aren’t enforcing even the limited restrictions they’ve recently put in place to stem the tide of dangerous QAnon material
Did Pepsi omit "Under God" from the Pledge of Allegiance on a new can design? No, that's not true: This is a false claim that has been circulating since the early 2000s when it was Dr Pepper that released a can with the phrase, "One Natio
Delivering a comeback can be a potent political weapon, deflecting criticism, hammering home a point and even leaving an opponent speechless.
The officials confirmed that 27 men from Ohio were arrested in an undercover operation led by the Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force.
Mumbai Police have reimposed restrictions under Section 144 of CrPC over concerns of surge in COVID-19 cases.
There is no proof that Home Minister Amit Shah is vouching for an increase in pension under the EPS 95 scheme.
In remarks at Hillsdale College in Michigan, Barr had called the lockdown orders the “greatest intrusion on civil liberties in American history” since slavery.
A post circulating on Facebook makes several claims about coronavirus, flu and cancer. The post starts: “There will never be an end to Covid. It will never go away. We have to get used to it and get used to living with it. Flu came along, k
“My dad’s wisdom, generosity, empathy, and humility had a huge influence on people around the world,” Bill Gates wrote in a tribute.
In the face of a global pandemic, science and health fact-checking journalists are having their moment. Over the past two decades, political claims and widespread hoaxes and rumors have dominated fact-checking journalism. Snopes began debunking online
The unemployment rate for Hispanic Americans plummeted to an all-time low in September 2019. The rate rose significantly after March 2020.
A video has been viewed hundreds of times on Facebook alongside a claim that it shows CCTV footage of Mount Sinabung in Indonesia erupting in 2019. The claim is false; the video is a video of an undersea volcanic eruption shown at a museum in New Zeal
AstraZeneca temporarily paused its COVID-19 vaccine trial due to an unexplained illness in a study participant, who is said to recover soon.
The truth was even stranger than the fiction.
A false interpretation of new data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) spread online in late August 2020, buoyed by both social media and various local television news outlets. The result was a slew of posts and stories pushing t
Have insulin prices under President Trump gone from $600 a month to $35 a month? No, the claim takes details out of context. The American Diabetes Association told Lead Stories the $35 price for insulin will apply only to seniors with Med