Fact-checkers emphasized Tuesday the importance of collaboration in protecting election integrity and fighting back against false accusations of fraud. Speaking at Tuesday’s IFCN Talk, Gilberto Scofield Jr., business and development director for the
Portions of the plan include the language of critical race theory, referencing the theft of native lands and centuries-old white supremacy.
Does a doctor prove he has cured thousands of COVID-19 patients with chlorine dioxide? No, that's not true. A doctor who made the claim offers no evidence or details about the people he says he has saved from the disease with the toxic ch
The “barking sense” is said to show the “future of driving technology.
Was former President Donald Trump wearing his pants backwards on stage at the state Republican convention in Greenville, North Carolina, on June 5, 2021? No, that's not true: One copy of the video, with extra saturated color, makes it app
You asked, so we watched the 90-minute speech.
The announcement brought back memories of Concorde planes, which last flew in 2003.
“Our systems are coming back online and we are not sparing any resources to fight this threat,” Andre Nogueira, CEO of JBS USA, said in a statement.
Some people are greeted by the family dog. For Todd Westward, it's a ruffed grouse.
In one more step toward a reopened entertainment world, CBS said Monday that Stephen Colbert's late-night show will return on June 14 to episodes with a full studio audience.
A Massachusetts woman who accidentally tossed out a $1 million lottery ticket eventually collected her winnings thanks to the kindness and honesty of the owners of the store where she bought it.
The busy spring for ticks has been sending more people to the emergency room in Maine.
As Covid-19 cases surged in India, Facebook and Instagram posts shared a claim that consuming raw onion with salt can cure the disease within minutes. The claim is false, according to experts. There are no credible reports the purported remedy can trea
Thirty-five House Republicans joined Democrats in voting to create a bipartisan commission to investigate the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol, risking the wrath of former President Donald Trump and flouting GOP leaders who condemned the proposal as unfair
Does the U.S. government have an "American Homeowner Relief Program" that gives thousands of dollars to homeowners as part of the federal government's COVID-19 stimulus legislation? No, that's not true: No federal stimulus program by that
The case involves a Mississippi law that would prohibit abortions after the 15th week of pregnancy.
With so many people losing their abilities to taste and smell due to COVID-19, the internet has been overloaded with tricks, hacks and home remedies for how to get your senses back. One supposed “solution” that’s been making the rounds on YouTube
A minor league baseball stadium. A negative coronavirus test and absolutely no slow dancing.
Trump's presence or absence on the platform is unlikely to greatly influence users whether they should stay or they should go.
They intially met in late 2001 while filming the romantic comedy "Gigli."
During May 3 remarks on the American Families Plan, President Joe Biden boasted that there was not much disparity in the COVID-19 vaccination rates for white Americans and Americans of color who are at least 65. “And what’s happening now is all
From South Carolina to Washington, states are requesting the Biden administration send them only a fraction of what’s been allocated to them.
The former president was permanently suspended from Twitter for inciting the deadly Jan. 6, 2021, mob attack on the U.S. Capitol.
The character has a complicated backstory.
The Biden administration has called for a waiver of patent protection for coronavirus vaccines.
In recent weeks, Democrats have repeatedly warned that Republican-backed election bills like the one enacted in Georgia amount to a resurgence of Jim Crow, the legal structures in the pre-1960s South that kept Black Americans segregated and politically
“Doubling of teenage depression rates linked to social media use” Daily Telegraph print edition, 28 April 2021 A headline in the Daily Telegraph has claimed that teenage depression rates doubling is linked to social media use. The article a
State laws and Supreme Court precedent permits it under certain circumstances, though the fact a fleeing suspect has a gun doesn’t automatically make such a shooting legal.
A 22-year-old Chicago man who was fleeing police had his back turned and appeared to drop a gun when an officer fatally shot him, video shows.
The estranged father of actor Lindsay Lohan was arrested on charges that he illegally took kickbacks for referring patients to a substance abuse treatment center.
On April 22 2021, a fan campaign seeking to resurrect the Marvel Studios version of the character Tony Stark drew attention on social media with what appeared to be a photo of a billboard. We contacted Outfront Media, the company which owns the billboa
A California college student missing for nearly 25 years was once buried in the backyard of the home owned by the murder suspect's father, authorities said in a court document.
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Some species have the ability to regrow organs after they are totally lost — but can humans?
Was this product -- keto diet pills -- backed by "every judge on Shark Tank"? No, that's not true: These fake promotions are part of what's called a "subscription scam." These pills were never presented on the TV show "Shark Tank" and wer
Two years after Arizona lawmakers repealed a ban on any HIV/AIDS instruction that “promotes a homosexual lifestyle" as they faced a lawsuit, they have approved revamping the state's sex education laws to make them some of the strictest in the nation
Federally licensed dealers (FLDs) are required to undergo criminal background checks but unlicensed sellers are not.