There’s a difference between suing nuns and suing the federal government in a case that nuns decide to join.
An image has been shared in multiple Facebook and Twitter posts that purports to show Swedish environmentalist Greta Thunberg eating on a train while a group of African children look on. The posts mocked Thunberg for her social activism after she twee
After a major winter storm hit the US state of Texas in February 2021, a video was shared repeatedly in Facebook and Twitter posts alongside a claim it shows former US President Donald Trump delivering supplies to desperate Texans. The claim is false:
There are some amazing and authentic images taken by the Martian rovers, but this isn't one of them.
On February 24 2021, not long after buyers using financial app Robinhood rattled money pundits everywhere, a tweet appeared to signify that something new was afoot: Tomorrow we’ll be doing an upgrade to our systems. Buying in some stocks might be l
Did the Coca-Cola company discontinue "Vanilla Coke" in an effort to fight white supremacy? No, that's not true: This story, a satirical spin-off of a real controversy regarding online diversity training and Coca-Cola, was published origi
A routine review of content labeled satire.
Fox News host Tucker Carlson downplayed the involvement of racially motivated extremist groups in the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol, falsely suggesting that the mob of pro-Trump rioters who violently stormed the building did not include white supre
In February 2021, the streaming service Disney+ added dozens of episodes of the popular show to its content library.
The companies insist they will be able to provide enough for most Americans by summer.
The foundation widely seen as a steward of the Black Lives Matter movement says it took in just over $90 million last year.
Mount Etna, Europe’s most active volcano, has awed even seasoned volcanologists in recent days with spectacular spurts of lava lighting up the Sicilian sky each night.
The president made a comparison that was widely cited in the news media — but it's wrong, as he said it.
For the party's 35th foundation day in 2015, supporters formed a "human flag." A similar image is being shared in 2021 with a misleading caption.
“Renegades: Born in the USA,” a conversation recorded in Springsteen's guitar-filled home studio in New Jersey, will be eight episodes long.
Kohl's is fighting back against an investor group's efforts to take control of the department store chain's board, arguing that it would derail its progress and momentum.
Does copying and pasting a message on Facebook "upgrade the system" so that you see fewer ad posts and more posts from your friends? No, it doesn't. The post ‘Copy and Paste To Upgrade The System’ Facebook Hoax appeared first on Hoax-Slayer.
We reached out to the Oregon Department of Education about a newsletter it sent to math teachers statewide.
REVIEW An Instagram post claimed that a study had shown that vitamin D supplements reduced the risk of COVID-19 infections by 34 percent. The study, published in The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, used data from the U.K. Biobank, a large
Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance Jr. has been seeking Donald Trump’s tax records since 2019 as part of an investigation.
An image has been shared in multiple posts on Facebook and Twitter alongside claims it shows an anti-coup protest in Yangon, Myanmar's largest city. The image, however, has been altered; although there have been huge crowds at protests against the
Nearly 1,000 girls and young women were honored by the Boy Scouts in a virtual celebration of the inaugural class of female Eagle Scouts.
Did President Biden say the US didn't have a COVID-19 vaccine before he took office? No, that's not true: he said there was no supply of the vaccine in storage awaiting distribution, not that the vaccine didn't exist. The words in quotati
Multiple Facebook posts purport to show real headlines from CNN and VICE News articles apparently reporting on white supremacist links to the GameStop trading frenzy. However, the headlines are not from genuine news reports; representatives from both m
A photo of Buddhist monks protesting in a street has been shared hundreds of times in multiple social media posts about demonstrations against the Myanmar military’s coup in February 2021. The photo, however, has been shared in a misleading context
Texas Sen. Ted Cruz faced widespread condemnation for taking a tropical vacation with his family in Mexico while his home state was paralyzed by a deadly winter storm.
Let's get one thing out of the way — tobacco enemas were totally a thing.
Did Jeffrey Epstein, Harvey Weinstein and other famous white men accused of sex crimes "walk" free from jail while Bill Cosby and R. Kelly were locked up? No, this is missing context. A meme from 2019 has gone viral in 2021, claiming Cosb
Footage of a wedding party arguing in the street has been circulated in multiple social media posts purporting to show a bride confronting the groom for cheating on her with one of the bridesmaids. This is false; this video clip is actually a scene fr
Did megachurch pastor and televangelist Joel Osteen not open his "18,000-seat" Lakewood Church during freezing, icy weather in Houston, declining to help people left without shelter or heat and power? No, that's not true: Lakewood Church
Limbaugh would later say he regretted the segment as it made fun of people who were dying excruciating deaths.
A video has been viewed hundreds of thousands of times in multiple posts on Facebook alongside a claim it shows Myanmar’s President Win Myint after he was detained in a military coup on February 1, 2021. The claim is false: the video shows Win My
A video has been viewed tens of thousands of times in multiple Facebook and Twitter posts alongside a claim it shows an Indian farmer trampling on the Indian flag during a protest in Delhi in January 2021. The claim is misleading: the video actually
Last year, before she was vice president, Kamala Harris used her social media accounts to encourage donations to a Minnesota nonprofit “to help post bail” for individuals arrested in the state while protesting the death of George Floyd.
A photo of 2016's attempted coup in Turkey has been falsely attributed as Myanmar military coup.
The Associated Press collaborated with the Atlantic Council’s Digital Forensic Research Lab on a nine-month investigation to identify the people and organizations behind some of the most viral misinformation about the origins of the coronavirus.
Lawmakers from both parties, speaking on news shows after the Senate's verdict, signaled that even more inquiries were likely.
"The copious lock of George Washington's grayish tan hair is tied together with a fine white thread and displayed within a locket-style bezel," according to RR Auctions.
According to one expert, the pandemic has been particularly troublesome for spouses whose coping strategies have been disrupted.
The YouTube star's bare scalp sparked a lot of social media chatter.