Reports that a convicted pedophile rapist was caught using a clown costume to hide in a child's room are fake news.
Reports that a couple seeking to conceive via IVF discovered through DNA testing that they were fraternal twins are fake news.
Reports that a Chicago man named Rasheed Thompson was arrested in connection with dead bodies found in his basement freezer are fake news.
Reports that the Supreme Court justice has been urgently hospitalized are fake news.
A photograph of musician Snoop Dogg in an Easter Bunny costume holding a basket of marijuana is fake.
Reports that the former Alaska governor stated in an interview that Jesus Christ celebrated Easter during His time on Earth are fake news.
A claim that the Lone Star State has legalized recreational pot use came from a web site that allows users to create their own fake news articles.
Reports that notorious mom Casey Anthony is expecting twins and hoping to star in a reality TV show are fake news.
A photograph of President Trump signing an executive order was doctored to include a fake message.
A fake news item about a woman's death while taking an "alligator selfie" was mistaken for legitimate reporting.
Reports that a 'gay sex predator' repeatedly assaulted two intruders who broke into his home are fake news.
White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer has apologized profusely for his much-criticized comparison of Syria’s Bashar Assad to Adolf Hitler, but his clarification that he meant Hitler did not drop chemical bombs from airplanes requires some histo
Malia Obama Expelled From Harvard for Smoking Marijuana-Fiction! Summary of eRumor: Malia Obama has been expelled from Harvard after being caught smoking pot in a Boston hotel room. The Truth: A fake news website is behind false reports that Malia Oba
A fake news article reported that the private real estate company had won a lucrative contract to rebuild a military airfield that had been bombed by the United States.
Reports that the former First Daughter was booted from Harvard for a drug violation are fake news.
Reports that Donald Trump advocated building a fence around the state of New Mexico originated as fake news.
Reports that Donald Trump said that he plans to reinstate a military draft in the U.S. originated with a fake news site.
Aggregations of fake news from a conspiracy site led to rumors that the former U.S. president was arrested in a huge drug bust in Japan.
A fake news item claimed President Obama failed to tip a prominent Chicago businessman filling in as a waiter at Lawry's.
Reports that three celebrities were caught by the Secret Service plotting to kill President Trump are fake news.
An old fake news item appeared to play off stereotypes about Chicago and controversial "dead peasant" insurance.
Reports that a mailman fathered more than a thousand children are fake news.
Fake newsmongers have spread claims about famous people praising local residents after encountering vehicular troubles in numerous towns.
Q: Did all eight Supreme Court justices write a letter opposing Judge Neil Gorsuch’s nomination to fill a court vacancy? A: No. That false claim was made on a liberal website that misrepresented a court ruling regarding the Individuals with Disa
Body of Missing White House Intern Margaret Sanguay Found-Fiction! Summary of eRumor: The body of missing Margaret Sanguay, a White House intern who has been missing since 1994, was found hidden in the same burial plot as former White House counsel V
Reports that a woman was arrested for training squirrels to attack her ex-boyfriend are fake news.
Reports that Justin Bieber has been cast in an upcoming 'Star Wars' movie as a young Han Solo are fake news.
Reports that a teenager died from when a malfunctioning Xbox One forcefully ejected a disc and sliced his throat are fake news.
Kangaroos Being Introduced in Wyoming-Fiction! Summary of eRumor: The Wyoming Wild Game Department and the Wyoming Migration Initiative have teamed up to introduce the first 90 kangaroos in Wyoming in what’s become known as “Operation Sage
Reports that the creator of 'Breaking Bad' has announced the series will return for a sixth season are fake news.
Reports that twp homeless people were discovered living and cooking meth in the attic of a Tennessee Walmart store are fake news.
Editor's note: Sunday, April 2, is International Fact-checking Day. To mark the day, PolitiFact will conduct a "fact-check-a-thon" on fake news. Here, our editor Angie Drobnic Holan explains the need for an International Fact-ch
Right now, AOL email users need to watch for fake "Assistant Message" emails purporting to be from AOL help. The emails cite a supposed account problem and suggest that you access more information by following a link to the AOL Help website.
Hillary Clinton Sold 20 Percent of America’s Uranium to Russia-Mostly Fiction! Summary of eRumor: President Donald Trump has repeated the claim that Hillary Clinton sold 20 percent of America’s Uranium to Russia while secretary of stat
A quote from the founder of Cornerstone Church about the relative bust size of gay women was fake.
Reports that a female mortuary worker was arrested after becoming pregnant by one of the corpses she was preparing for burial are fake news.
Reports that Leni Robredo was sanctioned by the U.S. for "destabilizing" her country's government are fake news.
Reports that Timberland's CEO said derogatory things about black people wearing the company's products are fake news.
President Donald Trump said that “many of our best and brightest are leaving the medical profession entirely because of Obamacare.” But the number of physicians has increased since 2010, when the Affordable Care Act became law. “We ha
Anthony Weiner Placed in Protective Custody; Has Evidence on Hillary Clinton-Fiction! Summary of eRumor: Anthony Weiner has been placed in protective custody because he has evidence to use against Hillary Clinton and has agreed to turn state’s ev