The establishment of the state of Israel in 1948 is a historical event that has had significant geopolitical repercussions throughout the 20th and 21st centuries. This complex subject cannot be understood comprehensively without a deep examination of
Republican political strategist Sarah Longwell and ABC News Political Director Rick Klein said ahead of 2024, the economy is top of mind for voters, enthusiasm for President Joe Biden is low and loyalty to former President Donald Trump remains strong.
PolitiFact sponsored United Facts of America, our free fact-checking festival. We heard from @aronberg and Jon Sale, a white collar criminal defense attorney, about the Trump trials and their potential effect in the 2024 election.
Websites posing as local news outlets may just be copy-and-paste sites pushing Russian propaganda. An expert describes how to detect linkages among these dubious pages.
Epidemiologist and infectious disease specialist Dr. Céline Gounder told PolitiFact that the real-world consequences of vaccine misinformation couldn’t be clearer: People will get sick. But learning the anti-vaxx playbook helps fight falsehoods.
Did the United Arab Emirates (UAE) send eight planes to Israel, carrying military aid and equipment in the aftermath of the October 7, 2023, Hamas attack on Israel? No, that's not true: There's no proof to support that assertion. Addition
The stumping and stomping of the 2024 presidential election are here. Amid the rallies, debates and rhetoric, voters are
Encounters with people on the terrorist watchlist at the southern border have gone up over the past two years. But immigration experts say flawed data make these numbers a bad gauge of the threat of a terrorist attack on U.S. soil.
A video proves that the United Nations is “setting up shop in U.S. states.”
An international administration of the territory is the least-bad solution.
Is the United States "currently under a military occupancy" as of September 24, 2023, as proven by "bipartisan legislation"? No, that's not true: The claim cites unrelated materials that do not confirm the statement in question. The rumor
“Klaus Schwab admits agenda 2030 is failing as millions rise up against new world order.”
A viral video uses legitimate footage to make a false claim.
On August 28 2023, an unlinked post by former United States Secretary of Labor Robert Reich was shared to Reddit’s r/WhitePeopleTwitter; it alleged that the “richest 1%” of Americans “evade $163 billion” in taxes each year
The United Nations has warned Christians that if we do not fully accept the legalization of pedophilia that we will be excluded from participating in society.
Lawmakers react as Fitch Ratings downgrades U.S. from AAA to AA+.
Some are wary of stronger ties with New Delhi, but the two nations share common interests.
Did President Joe Biden take away $250 million in funding for the United Negro College Fund (UNCF) that is dedicated to historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs)? No, that's not true: The Biden administration has provided fundi
Florida has “the highest” homeowners insurance in the nation.
Did the United Nations declare that pedophilia is a "human right"? No, that's not true: The person making the claim referenced a UN report that never says that pedophilia is a "human right" or that it should be legal or allowed. The repor
“The United Nations replaces all 193 country flags with LGBT flags.”
Did the United Nations Headquarters in New York City replace the iconic display of flags from the 193 member nations with rainbow flags for Pride Month? No, that's not true: The mislabeled photo included in a tweet does not depict the Uni
In late May 2023, social media posts about the United States “giving away free lighthouses” appeared on sites like Reddit and Twitter: US to give away free lighthouses as GPS makes them unnecessary by u/diacewrb in nott
Did the U.S. Supreme Court overturn the 2020 general election and award the presidency to Donald Trump? No, that's not true: The Supreme Court does not have the authority to overturn a general election or unilaterally award the presidency
On April 5 2023, a Reddit user shared a link about “woke free tampons” and “period poverty” to the subreddit r/politics: Teens, experts say free period products in schools isn’t ‘woke’ — it’s
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“Harry could be exiled to Botswana after he was deported from the United States due to an expired visa.”
On March 5 2023, popular posts on Reddit’s r/technology and r/politics featured an article claiming that Google and Facebook (Meta) supplied user data to police prosecuting “abortion seekers”: Facebook and Google are handin
Joe Biden described America as “the foothills of the Himalayas with Xi Jinping.”
During his February 20, 2023, trip to Ukraine, did President Joe Biden promise Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy a "stake in the United States" as a reward for "staying the course"? No, that's not true: This claim was published by a
December 2022 footage of a rocket launch in South Korea is being falsely shared as a video of a UFO sighting in the U.S.
The National Security Council’s John Kirby speaks at a White House press briefing following the U.S. downing of a number of unidentified aerial phenomena. (Photo by Nathan Posner/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)Why has the military suddenly begun shootin
Is Hellmann's mayonnaise being discontinued in the United States, Canada and other countries around the globe? No, that's not true: Hellmann's will not be available for sale in South Africa, but there is no change in any other country, a
U.K. is not banning COVID boosters for those under 50. Boosters will continue to be available for those at a higher risk in this group.
Newcastle United manager Eddie Howe has denied the possibility of Cristiano Ronaldo joining the club, saying there is no truth in such a claim.
A video of a symbolic protest held in Tirana, Albania, has been misattributed to the protests held in London by Albanians.
Nancy Pelosi has not been arrested. Video clips of Pelosi with her security detail are being shared with unsubstantiated claims.
Sunak's quote about cutting public spending was about the current financial crisis in the U.K., not about the country's aid to Ukraine.