Cheri Beasley tossed the conviction of a man seeking sex with a boy online and “set free” a child porn offender.
Some have expressed concern that the fallout from the high-profile lawsuit could chill victims of domestic violence from speaking out.
An article published by The Exposé, a blog which regularly publishes misinformation about Covid-19, and shared on Facebook has claimed that official government reports suggest recent reports of monkeypox are not genuine. It claims these in
Former reality TV star Josh Duggar was sentenced to about 12 1/2 years in prison after he was convicted of receiving and possessing child pornography.
Massachusetts reported a rare case of monkeypox in a man who recently traveled to Canada, and health officials are looking into whether it is connected to small outbreaks in Europe.
Mehmet Oz is “pro-abortion.”
“Roe v. Wade happened because a woman lied about being raped by black men.”
SciCheck Digest A string of unexplained hepatitis cases in children has been reported in the U.S. and in other countries. The cause is not yet known, but the top suspect so far is a strain of adenovirus. Contrary to some social media posts, there is no
A Colorado prison inmate has tested positive for bird flu in the first recent confirmed case of a human infected with the disease.
REVIEW On 15 April 2022, the WHO issued a multi-country alert about an increase in cases of severe acute hepatitis (inflammation of the liver) of unknown origin in previously healthy children. The severity of the cases was striking for being uncommo
Are hepatitis cases in children related to the J&J COVID-19 vaccine? No, that's not true: The claim that the adenovirus vector in the Johnson & Johnson COVID vaccine is related to youths being diagnosed with hepatitis is not possi
For another person in another country at another time, the case might have been a minor matter.
Yet again, the U.S. is trudging into what could be another COVID-19 surge, with cases rising nationally and in most states after a two-month decline.
Confirmed COVID-19 cases have risen more than 50% in 10 days, the threshold at which the city’s guidelines call for people to wear masks indoors.
The British pop star and his co-writers had denied allegations that the song copied part of 2015's “Oh Why” by Sami Chokri.
The U.S. Supreme Court nominee reportedly had sentenced the shooter to prison in 2017.
“Pat McCrory appointed the ‘Republican’ judge who sided with Democrats in the partisan Democrat lawsuit/power-grab over redistricting.”
https://www.factcheck.org/2022/03/the-facts-on-judge-jacksons-sentencing-in-child-porn-cases/ The first
The first two days of Supreme Court confirmation hearings for Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson have been preoccupied, in large part, by a contentious debate over the judge’s sentencing in child pornography cases. Republicans on the Senate Judiciary Co
Do COVID-19 booster shots cause rapid cancer growth? No, that's not true: Michel Goldman, one of the authors of a paper misused on social media to make the claim, told Lead Stories in a March 21, 2022, email, "This is an abusive and unacc
Ketanji Jackson, 51, addressed the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee at the end of her first day of U.S. Supreme Court confirmation hearings.
An Alabama man who called a wrecker service asking to have a 70-ton crane pulled out of the woods is now charged with stealing the heavy machinery.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has asked the West to establish a no-fly zone to hold back the Russian invasion. For the West, it’s not that simple.
There are now zero students, staff or anyone “related to the school system” in Union County” hospitalized with COVID-19, despite harsh criticism of school COVID policy.
A Facebook post claims that “raw data from a recent Vaccine Surveillance report from the UKHSA shows a sharp drop in vaccine effectiveness against infection in most age groups.” It doesn’t. There are various reasons why this data shou
The deal avoids a trial that would have brought further embarrassment to the monarchy.
Yogi Adityanath's election affidavit had no criminal case pending against him, the Election Commission of India stated.
Does this video show the first day of an authentic hearing before an international court with recognized and enforceable power to convene a grand jury weighing criminal charges? No, that's not true: It's a fake court proceeding. Although
Are 80% of serious COVID-19 cases in Israel fully vaccinated people? No, that's not true: As of February 6, 2022, just over 49% of those severely ill from COVID in Israel were fully vaccinated, according to the nation's Ministry of Health
Uttar Pradesh Bhartiya Janata Party has released a list of 2022 election candidates with criminal records and it contains 110 individuals.
The Delhi Police clarified that the assault victim was safe and stated that action would be taken against those who peddle such misinformation.
Does a comparison of January 2022 case rates for the unvaccinated and the vaccinated in Scotland prove that refusing vaccination improves Scots' odds of avoiding infection, hospitalization and death from COVID-19? No, that's not true: A g
An Instagram post shares a picture of a headline which says: “Study of 145 countries finds sharp rise in virus transmission and death AFTER introduction of Covid vaccines”. It is accompanied by a caption which outlines the details of the st
Says the “NC appeals court” acknowledged the state’s election maps “are skewed,” but didn’t block them because they are “partisan hacks.”
“We have investigated over 30 suspects in 20 different scenarios, leaving one scenario we like to refer to as the most likely scenario,” said film maker Thijs Bayens.
The substance has been promoted as an alternative health remedy, but there's no evidence it works. There is, however, ample evidence that it can turn you blue.
“The ‘Colston Four’ admitted to pulling down the statue of Edward Colston and dumping it in the river. Legally, that is criminal damage.” Lord Sumption, 8 January 2022. Lord Sumption, a former Justice of the Supreme Court, wrot
A court hearing next week for an American citizen who left Britain after being involved in a crash that killed a teenage motorcyclist has been called off.
REVIEW A Substack article claimed that a “New big data study of 145 countries show COVID vaccines makes things worse (cases and deaths)”. The article, written by tech entrepreneur Steve Kirsch, received more than 4,700 engagements on Facebook, i
About 89 percent of people were vaccinated among those over 60 years infected by COVID-19, and not everyone among the fully vaccinated in the U.K.