U.S. aid to Ukraine will continue during a government shutdown, but programs for food stamps, transportation, education, justice, environmental protection and homelessness will not.
Our institutions are so weak that they cannot tell anyone to grow up and play by the rules.
Volodymyr Zelensky’s U.S. visit comes as Ukraine notches small victories on the front lines.
Does FEMA have a prison camp just outside Fairbanks, Alaska, that can hold up to 2 million people at a time? No, that's not true: "That is absolutely false," an official of the Federal Emergency Management Agency told Lead Stories. The ag
Is the blockade of confirmations and promotions hurting military preparedness?
Even their own colleagues aren’t sure of what the GOP holdouts want from the spending impasse.
Video shows Donald Trump believes “there has to be some form of punishment” for women who have abortions.
President Biden bashed a plan he says would cut benefits, but the timeline for adopting a House GOP plan would do little to solve Social Security’s fiscal woes.
CLAIM: England is giving up on efforts to create 15-minute cities because people have destroyed all the cameras and refused to pay tens of thousands of fines.
Plus: Cotton speaks on McConnell's aptitude
Updated COVID-19 vaccines are being rolled out in the U.S., aimed at targeting the latest, prevalent variants of the disease. The updated vaccines, from Pfizer/BioNTech and Moderna, are available for those ages 6 months and older. The Food and D
The court long ago gutted the Privileges or Immunities Clause. A new case would give the court a chance to restore it.
Did CNN report that Cash App went bankrupt and any funds a person had in their account would be given back to them in bankruptcy court? No, that's not true: Lead Stories did not find any evidence that CNN reported on this claim or that Ca
California lawmakers have approved a bill that would instruct courts to consider, among many other factors, whether a parent affirms a child’s gender identity when making custody and visitation decisions.
A FEMA office in Chicago is proof of a conspiracy.
Heat was the underlying or contributing cause in about 1,670 U.S. deaths in 2022, provisional Centers for Disease Control and Prevention data shows. That’s a rate of about 5 deaths per million residents, the highest heat-related death rate in at leas
Video shows “someone who tried to escape Burning Man.”
“CNN just said Cash App went bankrupt and any funds you had in your account would have to be awarded to you through bankruptcy court.”
CLAIM: CNN has reported that online payment service Cash App has gone bankrupt. AP’S ASSESSMENT: False.
The pandemic had something to do with it, but so did policy.
Amazon is not selling e-scooters for £3 due to storage issues.
Was Russian President Vladimir Putin toppled, as of September 7, 2023? Did Dmitry Medvedev, a former president and prime minister, lead the coup, "acting in partnership with the United States"? Did Medvedev maintain close contact with the
‘Military juntas are terrible at governance.’
The Biden administration is too willing to trade sanctions relief for illusory concessions.
“Joan Rivers’ daughter threatens to expose Michelle Obama.”
Did a truck driver in New Mexico rescue "'Approximately 15' Children Trapped in Padlocked Cages in the Back of Pickup Truck" during a kidnapping incident? No, that's not true: The New Mexico State Police told Lead Stories, "This story is
Reports of organized political opposition and the overthrow of Lukashenko’s government are unfounded.
CLAIM: A video shows a World Health Organization representative discussing plans the agency is developing as a way to disregard human rights protections in the name of pandemic preparedness.
Did Chief Justice John Roberts ask for $780 million to protect the nine U.S. Supreme Court justices, with each of the justices receiving close to $87 million, in 2024? No, that's not true: The federal judiciary system asked Congress in Ma