Protesters have taken to the streets in Chinese cities, demanding the president step down and end oppresisive COVID-19 lockdown measures.
Does a newly released dataset show that COVID-19 is a deadly "experimental toxin"? And does Dr. Anthony Fauci's resignation have anything to do with it? No, neither are true: the claims recycle old falsehoods based on a distortion of publ
Exit polls are yet to be conducted as the elections are scheduled to be held in December. An altered image has been shared with false claims.
REVIEW Social media posts claiming that face masks contain a “cancer-causing compound” went viral in early November 2022. The posts (examples here and here) shared an article by osteopath Joseph Mercola that was published on the website
Image shows that the New Mexico Secretary of State counted more than 17 million registered voters in a state with a population of about 2 million.
Did 16 million registered voters in New Mexico "drop overnight," within a 24-hour window before Election Day? No, that's not true: A spokesperson for the New Mexico secretary of state's office, which helps administer elections, confirmed
Did CNN report that Donald Trump died of autoerotic asphyxiation? No, that's not true: "It's a fabricated image and not anything CNN reported," a CNN spokesperson told Lead Stories. The post appears to be a joke since former President Don
The briefcase's color was edited by Sky News in this video report from 2020 to make a point about the then-upcoming U.K. budget being "green."
Deeper ties create risks for the West on battlefields far beyond Ukraine. The post The Russia-Iran Axis appeared first on The Dispatch.
There’s a “coincidental correlation” between COVID-19 vaccines and a spike in cancer in adults younger than 50.
A post has wrongly claimed Pfizer and Moderna vaccines do not contain a live virus because SARS-CoV-2 doesn’t exist.
China’s most powerful ruler since Mao is set to receive another five-year mandate: A Dispatch Explainer. The post Xi Jinping 3.0 appeared first on The Dispatch.
Did House Speaker Nancy Pelosi call on the Federal Reserve to "ban the new Trump $2 bill"? No, that's not true: This bill does not exist, and Nancy Pelosi did not tweet anything about it. The claim appeared in an Instagram post (archived
“There have now been 16 straight months of OVER 150,000 illegal border crossings.”
REVIEW A TikTok video that was shared widely on Facebook claimed that a tone at 741 Hz could aid “body regeneration”, “remove toxins”, and “remove negativity”. However, there is no evidence that this or any other frequency can have such
Do any of the COVID-19 vaccines approved for use in the United States contain graphene oxide? No, that's not true: Graphene oxide is not listed as an ingredient in any of the four COVID-19 vaccines available in the U.S. There is no public
A digitally manipulated screenshot of a Canadian news site has been shared widely online.
Does rubbing Vicks VapoRub on the neck help a person fight off an anxiety attack? No, that's not true: The company, Proctor and Gamble (P&G), and the label on the Vicks VapoRub container say it should only be used to treat cold sympto
“President Xi of China under house arrest” amid “coup by the PLA.”
Xi Jinping. (Photo by Rao Aimin/Xinhua/Getty Images.)Following an absence from public view since mid-September, rumors began spreading on social media that Chinese President Xi Jinping had been arrested. Xi’s alleged disappearance combined with a
There is no evidence that the canceled flights are related to a rumored coup, and reports of mass cancellations are unsubstantiated.
Rumors spread on social media alleging a coup attempt was taking place in China, despite having no reputable source.
Does a video of night explosions confirm that Chinese President Xi Jinping was overthrown from power during a coup in Beijing in September 2022? No, that's not true: The footage does not show the capital of China at all -- it was shot in
An old video of an explosion in Tianjin was misinterpreted as a blast that occurred during an alleged military coup in China.
A powerful magnitude 6.8 earthquake struck Mexico, causing at least two deaths, damaging buildings and setting off landslides.
Three powerful earthquakes have struck Mexico on Sept. 19 — in 1985, 2017 and now 2022. The unlucky coincidence has driven anxiety high for many.
It’s the first time the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force has recommended anxiety screening in primary care for adults without symptoms.
A magnitude 7.6 earthquake shook Mexico's central Pacific coast, killing at least one person and setting off a seismic alarm in the rattled capital on the anniversary of two earlier devastating quakes.
There is plenty of evidence the disease and the virus that causes it are real.
“The pope, Xi and Putin all meet to plan world events!”
"Russia is becoming the first country to break ties with the Antarctic Treaty."
Current global temperatures are hotter, and the amount of CO2 in the atmosphere is higher than during pre-industrial civilization.
Claims that business investment has fallen by 20% since Brexit refer to the difference between current business investment and projections based on pre-referendum trends.
Is monosodium glutamate (MSG) a neurotoxin that will kill brain cells and cause headaches, migraines, learning disabilities and Lou Gehrig's Disease? No, that's not true: The alarming message in this video is not supported by the U.S. Foo
Moderna’s lawsuits against Pfizer-BioNTech shows COVID-19 vaccines were in the works before the pandemic started.
Tesla CEO Elon Musk has again filed paperwork to terminate his agreement to buy Twitter, this time based on information in a whistleblower complaint filed by Twitter’s former head of security.
Sea ice potentially has a greater correlation to the carbon dioxide cycle, but only when specifically compared to certain aspects like vegetation.
The photo is from 2017 when Tej Pratap Yadav attended a convocation ceremony of a medical college in Patna and presented degrees to students.
“$1.5 billion of your taxpayer money is sitting in an account” that can be used for other purposes.