“U.S. House of Reps. votes 226-194 to criminalize disassembling, cleaning, and re-assembling your gun without a firearm manufacturer’s license, including 8 Republicans!”
When Joe Biden “walked into this administration … 20 million people were on unemployment insurance benefits.”
Did the U.S. military arrest members of Congress at the White House? No, that's not true: This did not happen, and the video making the claim seemingly used the title for clickbait. The claim appeared in a video posted to Facebook publish
The number of people in fuel poverty may double to 12 million. BBC News, 24 May 2022. A BBC News article claimed that Jonathan Brearley, CEO of the energy regulator Ofgem, told the Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Select Committee that the num
“Bennie Thompson objected to the 2004 Presidential election.”
(Screenshot from CSPAN.)A widely shared article from Real Raw News, which describes itself as trying “to bring light to topics often ignored by others,” claims that the military arrested President Joe Biden’s campaign manager and Whit
Did the House of Representatives vote to criminalize disassembling, cleaning and reassembling your gun? No, that's not true: A House gun control bill, passed June 8, 2022, would regulate ghost guns, untraceable firearms that can be assemb
The legislation passed by a mostly party-line vote of 223-204.
In a highly personal 22-minute speech, McConaughey exhorted a gridlocked Congress to pass gun reforms that can save lives without infringing on Second Amendment rights.
No incumbents appear at risk of losing their primary, but the districts will be among the country's marquee races in November.
Hearings for the House panel investigating the Jan. 6 insurrection start this week. Here’s what we expect, but surprises are promised
The fake headline appeared to be a satire of real events.
Did the military arrest the current White House deputy chief of staff, Jennifer Brigid O'Malley Dillon? No, that's not true: Lead Stories received an email from a duty officer at the Pentagon who told us the claim was not true. The claim
K-Pop sensation BTS visited the White House to talk with President Joe Biden about combating the rise in hate crimes targeting Asian Americans — bringing superstar sizzle to an otherwise sad and scary topic.
A post on Facebook with a screenshot of a tweet says: “If the estimated £1 billion being spent on the jubilee was divided amongst the 26 million households in the UK, it would mean a windfall for each household of £38,000. Now that wo
Did the American daytime television show "The View" pay $22 million to Kyle Rittenhouse along with giving him a formal apology? No, that's not true: No such payment has been announced or reported. The claim was made without documentation
The images in the video are from two different fire incidents, one from 2013 and the other from 2021. Bild media also confirmed the claim was fake.
Kyle Rittenhouse has threatened lawsuits against the news media, but there was no pending case involving the ABC talk show.
Former White House press secretary Jen Psaki has officially landed at MSNBC.
Here are eight reasons why so many Americans think they remember entertainer Ed McMahon handing out big checks at people's front doors.
An old Publishers Clearing House sweepstakes phone scam usually asks for taxes and various fees to be paid up front in order to claim a supposed prize.
Even for San Francisco, that's some serious bucks.
The State Department said in a statement that it will remove the current $1,000-per-quarter limit on family remittances and will allow non-family remittance, which will support independent Cuban entrepreneurs.
“When President Biden took office … there was no vaccine available.”
(Photo by Al Drago/New York Times/Getty Images.)At 5:45 p.m. on Thursday, the official White House Twitter account published a tweet claiming that there was no vaccine when President Joe Biden came into office. The White House @WhiteHouseWhen Pres
File this under "Things we just realized."
The White House keeps doubling down on the false claim that there is brosd support among the GOP to raise middle-class taxes.
"148th Kentucky Derby winner Rich Strike jockey Sonny Leon just turned down a White House invite, saying 'If I wanted to see a horse's ass, I would have came (sic) in second.’"
Without changing voting rules in the Senate, Democrats don’t have the votes to pass legislation that would protect abortion access.
Did winning Kentucky Derby jockey Sonny Leon turn down a White House invitation, saying he didn't want to see "a horse's ass"? No, that's not true: This is a fake quote that has been recycled since at least 2018 and previously debunked by
You may have heard this "horse's ass" joke before.
A post on Facebook claims to show the UK’s decommissioned Harrier jet fleet flying in a formation spelling “fuck off” over the Houses of Parliament. The caption states: “The British government has scrapped the Harrier fleet and
Karine Jean-Pierre was named to fill the job, marking the first Black woman and openly LGBTQ person to serve in the role.
Did the U.S. military destroy a Moderna COVID-19 vaccine warehouse? No, that's not true: The claim was made on the website Real Raw News, which has a history of publishing completely made-up and false stories. "There is no truth here," a
“White House physician demands Biden’s immediate resignation following his ‘obvious’ cognitive decline.”
It's hard to pull off a “Tom Sawyer adventure” in real life.
A widely shared post on Facebook includes a screenshot of a tweet from 3 April 2022 that compared the value of the full state pension with the attendance allowance for members of the House of Lords. We frequently check claims about both these figures o
We turned to the William J. Clinton Presidential Library and Museum to learn more.
The Biden administration is calling on Congress to expand authority for federal and local governments to take action to counter the nefarious use in the U.S. of drones.
A popular right-wing Facebook account made a series of claims about the Bidens’ Easter celebrations at the White House and suggested the 2022 Easter egg roll was staged. Both the president and first lady gave remarks at the event, which were