Jesse Benton, 43, of Louisville, Kentucky, was accused in an indictment unsealed in federal court in Washington.
Photographs of a truck advertising "Wilmore Funeral Home" in North Carolina emerged in September 2021. But who was really behind the campaign?
The Four Guardsmen, a group of trees that form a natural entryway on the road to the forest, were successfully protected from the KNP Complex fire by the removal of nearby vegetation and by wrapping fire-resistant material around the bases of the trees.
The changes will allow families and others who have been separated by the travel restrictions for 18 months to plan for long-awaited reunifications.
The procedure likely saved the 24-year-old primate’s life.
The English tennis player emerged as one of the most exciting young athletes in the world in September 2021.
SciCheck Digest The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends the use of ivermectin as a treatment for arriving refugees to treat parasitic infections. But a social media post by Dr. Simone Gold, a proponent of ivermectin as a trea
A viral Facebook post claims that “A fetus at 6 weeks has no more brain than a grain of rice.” The post references the Texas heartbeat abortion law, which prohibits abortion when a fetal heartbeat can be detected, usually at six weeks.
REVIEW On 10 September 2021, Facebook users shared posts (see here and here) that claimed that “in 1996, 9 geneticists discovered that Black Africans possessed more DNA series than any other group on earth”. The posts also claimed that “the mo
The home in the city's North End hit the market in August for $1.2 million, and the deal was closed for $1.25 million.
Condragulations. Shantay, you stay.
The Justice Department is reviewing its policies on housing transgender inmates in the federal prison system after protections for transgender prisoners were rolled back in the Trump administration.
This is unverifiable, but likely false. There are ~800,000 deaths/year from suicide, and there have been ~4 million deaths so far from COVID-19.
Children without pre-existing medical conditions are unlikely to develop serious illness from COVID-19. Vaccinating young people is still important.
The JCVI did not recommend COVID-19 vaccines for all children. It had already recommended COVID-19 vaccines for some children.
The White House offered to connect Nicki Minaj with one of the Biden administration’s doctors to address her questions about the COVID-19 vaccine, after the Trinidadian-born rapper’s erroneous tweet alleging the vaccine causes impotence went viral.
Stay clear of this advice circulating on Facebook.
Did Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez spend thousands of dollars for her dress and her ticket to the Met Gala 2021, held by The Metropolitan Museum of Art? No, that's not true: according to her communications director, Ocasio-Cortez's dress,
There was nothing unusual about the end of a routine press “pool spray” before a private meeting between fire officials and President Joe Biden in Idaho. But conservatives have falsely claimed the video shows someone cut off Biden’s m
Will all Australians who are not vaccinated by the end of the year be put into "isolation camps"? No, that's not true: A spokesperson at 7News Australia told Lead Stories that the account in which this claim was made is fake. Also, a repr
The billboard prompted some disbelief online.
The unions for the men and women are separate.
Britain’s High Court accepted the request from lawyers for Virginia Giuffre to formally contact Andrew about the lawsuit launched in America.
Biles blamed not only USA Gymnastics but also federal law enforcement that “turned a blind eye” to the crimes as hundreds of young athletes were abused.
A total of nearly 664,000 people were lost to the virus in the United States by Sept. 14, 2021.
Cases of myocarditis of COVID-19 vaccine are rare and typically mild. You are more likely to experience myocarditis if you have COVID-19.
The house former drug kingpin Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán fled in 2014 when Mexican marines had him surrounded underwent some changes recently as the Mexican government prepared to give it away in a national lottery.
Despite warnings the race would be close, California Gov. Gavin Newsom decisively defeated efforts to kick him out of office, a win the Democrat cast as an endorsement of his handling of the coronavirus pandemic and his party's liberal values.
In a 30-second video on Instagram, a woman made several inaccurate statements regarding Japan’s response to the pandemic and its use of the Moderna vaccine. The caption: “Japan says goodbye Moderna, hello ivermectin.” “It was ju
The president is a self-described "gaffe machine," but contrary to a right-wing narrative promoted by the RNC and Sen. James Risch, his staff did not cut the feed to prevent him from embarrassment.
Has the COVID-19 vaccine program killed more active-duty military than the virus? No, that's not true: There had not been any deaths from the vaccine as of September 14, 2021, and no fully vaccinated service members had died from COVID-19
Do $100 bills contain tags in their blue 3-D security ribbons that are connected to devices used by law enforcement? No, that's not true: A representative from the U.S. Department of the Treasury confirmed that the claim is false. Additio
She also said she would not attend the Met Gala because of the vaccination requirement.
Turns out cows can be potty trained as easily as toddlers. Maybe easier.
Four former Minneapolis police officers charged with violating George Floyd's civil rights are scheduled to be arraigned in federal court.
Apple released a critical software patch to fix a security vulnerability that researchers said could allow hackers to directly infect iPhones and other Apple devices without any user action.
REVIEW Ivermectin, a drug approved for treating parasites in animals and humans, has been touted as a supposed cure for COVID-19. However, ivermectin hasn’t been approved for treating COVID-19 outside clinical trials in the U.S., the European Unio
Did the president of the United States refuse to pay to fly the body of Sgt. Ryan Knauss, killed in the August 2021 Kabul airport bombing, to Arlington National Cemetery? No, that's not true: The president is not responsible for decisions
Was Jill Biden arrested at Tyler Perry's house in Atlanta on charges of elder abuse? No, that's not true: A video does not show President Joe Biden's wife being arrested. Claims that Jill Biden was arrested are completely made up. The fir
Did New South Wales Health, an Australian government health organization, use actors to portray COVID-19 patients in a public health video? No, that's not true: The people featured in the video are real COVID-19 patients. The shortened ne