A video shows a small group of far-right activists chanting the U.S. President's name, but it was filmed months before a June 2017 attack.
A video purportedly showing a man rescuing a baby from the train tracks was digitally manipulated.
Man Catches 13 Pound Bullfrog in Texas-Unproven! Summary of eRumor: A man caught a 13 pound bullfrog in a fishing hole while hunting on a ranch in Batesville, Texas. The Truth: A Texas state game official confirmed that photos purportedly showing a
A video of a pigeon that appears to salute Vladimir Putin is fake.
Secret Service Investigating Kathy Griffin for Trump Beheading Photoshoot –Truth! Summary of eRumor: The Secret Service is investigating comedian Kathy Griffin for performing a mock beheading of President Trump and posing with a replica of Trum
The comedian appeared in a video posted online holding what looks like President Donald Trump’s bloody, severed head.
A viral video that some claim shows the U.S. president making an obscene gesture at Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni is open to interpretation.
A video posted to Facebook likely shows a pantry moth infestation.
President Trump is Showing Signs of Dementia –Unproven! Summary of eRumor: Claims that President Trump is exhibiting signs of dementia in his speech and actions began circulating on social media in May 2017. The Truth: There’s no hard evi
A video purportedly showing Pope Francis slapping President Trump's hand originated on a comedy show.
“Just arrived in Italy for the G7. Trip has been very successful. We made and saved the USA many billions of dollars and millions of jobs.” — President Trump, in a tweet, May 26 All presidents like to claim their foreign trave
Ariana Grande Said “Islam is Love” at Clinton Campaign Rally-Unproven! Summary of eRumor: Singer Ariana Grande said “Islam is love” during a campaign rally for Hillary Clinton in 2016, a remark that resurfaced after ISIS claime
A viral conspiracy video has emerged spreading a false rumor that a suicide bombing attack at an Ariana Grande concert was a hoax.
Ariana Grande Said She Hates America, Disrespects Flag- Truth! & Fiction! Summary of eRumor: Singer Ariana Grande has said that she hates Americans and can be seen disrespecting the American flag in a picture. The Truth: Ariana Grande was caught
A viral video from 2015 shows soldiers turning away as a protester steps on an American flag.
The murdered DNC staffer's parents posted a video to the family's GoFundMe page a month ago thanking people who donated — not those who spread the baseless rumor.
Q: Did President Trump sign an executive order making it legal to hunt bald eagles? A: No. That bogus story was published by a fake news website. FULL QUESTION Did Trump OK hunting bald eagles? FULL ANSWER Don’t be fooled by the “AP”
On May 17, the Justice Department announced the appointment of former FBI Director Robert S. Mueller III as special counsel to investigate any possible collusion between the Trump campaign and the Russian government’s efforts to influence the 201
Cosmic Rays from Mars can Damage Phones, Electronics-Fiction! Summary of eRumor: Singapore television warns readers to turn off their cell phones to avoid damage from cosmic rays from mars that could cause damage and personal harm. The Truth: Warni
Summary In the weeks leading up to his decision to fire FBI Director James Comey, President Donald Trump met with Comey on at least two occasions and discussed the FBI investigation of the Trump campaign. But Trump’s version of what was said at t
A video purportedly showing a cat with an extremely deep meow appears to have been overdubbed.
A viral video appearing to show a park in which visitors can touch, feel, and even smell virtual animals is a hoax.
Why did President Donald Trump fire FBI Director James Comey? The president and top administration officials have offered contradictory accounts in recent days: The official White House statement on May 9 said Trump “acted based on the clear rec
President Trump has fired James B. Comey as director of the FBI, citing Comey’s handling of the agency’s investigation into Hillary Clinton’s private email server. Through a Tuesday memo by deputy attorney general Rod J. Rosenstein,
The Trump administration has offered some “nothing to see here” spin in response to the president’s firing of FBI Director James Comey. But President Donald Trump and White House Deputy Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders have twis
Democrats have stressed that the GOP’s American Health Care Act would increase health insurance premiums, while Republicans have said it would lower them, both citing the Congressional Budget Office. Which is it? A little of both. Rep. Steny Hoye
“The abuses were widespread. The abuses were all over. As just one example, people were forbidden from giving or receiving religious items at a military hospital where our brave service members were being treated, and when they wa
The Line: The Republican health care bill would throw 24 million people off the health insurance they have now. The Party: Democratic After the House passed a GOP health care bill to replace the Affordable Care Act, Democrats criticized the legislation
Video purportedly showing oddly-colored smoke and steam rising from a eruption was digitally manipulated.
Members of Congress Refuse to Stand for Pledge of Allegiance-Fiction! Summary of eRumor: An image shows Democratic members of Congress refusing to stand for the Pledge of Allegiance. The Truth: This image shows Democrats in the New York State Senate w
Surveillance video disproved the story, but the restaurant's reputation has not yet recovered.
Q: Did President Trump urge Jehovah’s Witnesses to seek asylum in the U.S. after the religious group was banned in Russia? A: No. A fake news story attributed that statement to Trump. FULL ANSWER The fake news story “Trump Warns Russia O
A video showing a car driving through a demonstration is real, but it took place in Brazil and has nothing to do with the Trump administration.
A TV ad from the Donald J. Trump for President campaign committee praises Trump’s first 100 days, but it stretches the facts on some of his accomplishments. The ad exaggerates the president’s record on job growth, giving Trump credit for jo
Sen. Charles E. Schumer (D-N.Y.): “Well, but he also takes away things like the mortgage interest deduction, the local — state and local property …” Chris Wallace: “No, no, no, that’s not true. He doesn’t take away the mortgag
Summary President Donald Trump did a flurry of TV interviews and held a campaign-style rally to mark his first 100 days, and he left a trail of false, misleading and sometimes puzzling statements in his wake: Trump, who is seeking to renegotiate the N
A spectacular video purportedly showing clouds rolling over Japan's Mount Fuji was digitally created from a still photograph.
On NBC10 in Philadelphia, SciCheck reporter Vanessa Schipani discusses two questionable claims that Attorney General Jeff Sessions made about marijuana and opioids. During an address to law enforcement at the Justice Department on March 15, Sessio
Warnings that cell phone users should not accept the video "Sonia Disowns Rahul" because it contains a malicious virus are a hoax.
Summary As a candidate, Donald Trump issued a “100-day action plan to Make America Great Again.” It contained 28 promises, and Trump says he is “mostly there on most items.” But is he? Our review of his action plan found he has kept som