Quick Take Social media posts point out that the web address antifa.com now redirects to the White House website. That’s true, but in need of some important context: Whoever owns a domain name can instruct it to reroute to whichever website they&
A number of Facebook posts have appeared claiming that a 14-year-old girl is missing after being pulled into a car, and has not been seen for 48 hours. These posts are not true, and the websites they link to may be harmful. Despite using the same
Nancy Pelosi, Joe Biden, and Hunter Biden have been videotaped from different events, and there is no evidence that they are missing.
A pet cat believed killed along with her owner in a huge mudslide has been found three years later.
The Boeing 737-500 disappeared from radar four minutes after taking off from Indonesia's capital on a domestic flight, officials said.
Jack Ma has not been seen in public since October. Neither Alibaba nor the Chinese government has made a statement about his whereabouts.
Some 700 people were evacuated near the Norwegian capital amid fears of further landslides.
The tiny dog was reunited with her owner on thanks to microchip identification.
The 4-year-old supposedly disappeared one day while his mom was at work.
Both local police and an attorney general's office have investigated the claim.
Was a school bus found abandoned in Buckeye, Arizona, full of missing voting machines? No, that's not true: The bus was carrying office equipment that had been purchased at a surplus sale and all the invoices and receipts were present. Th
Police in southern Germany have opened an investigation into the disappearance of a large wooden sculpture of a phallus from a mountainside where it appeared without explanation several years ago.
Is Dominion Voting Systems vice president Eric Coomer missing and has the company closed its headquarters? No, that's not true: A video repeats unfounded claims Lead Stories has previously debunked: that Dominion Voting Systems has shutte
West Haven firefighters described it as a “steam explosion” at a facilities building a short distance from the hospital.
False conspiracy theories following the 2020 election continue to spread on social media.
A recent post appealing for help to find a missing child pictured wearing a blue top and white shorts has been shared thousands of times on Facebook. However, the appeal is outdated; the girl in the picture went missing in 2014 in the US state of Ala
The Labour party claimed on Twitter on 14 October that contact tracers working for local authorities are more effective than those employed by Serco, an outsourcing company that runs part of the NHS Test and Trace service in England. Labour tweeted tha
Americans who own stocks are pulling further away from those who don't, as Wall Street roars back to record heights while much of the economy struggles.
We’ve seen multiple posts online make general claims about the number of missing children in the UK, and around the world. We also know that there is a general interest right now in missing children due to incorrect claims made by online groups.&
Operation Not Forgotten, spearheaded by the U.S. Marshals, resulted in the rescue of dozens of missing and endangered children.
An August 28 2020 Facebook post claiming authorities in Georgia found 39 missing children in a double wide trailer in Georgia went massively viral, apparently by pondering why it was not the biggest story in the United States: That post racked up
Were 39 missing kids found in a double wide trailer in Georgia, and is the media ignoring this story? No, that's not true. The U.S. Marshals announced in a press conference that they had rescued 26 missing children, found 13 others in a m
As child trafficking rumors combined with COVID-19 disinformation went viral in August 2020, concurrent rumors appeared that 800,000 children go missing every year in the United States — or that 2,000 are disappeared each day: Vi
Her young son was found on a boat wearing a life vest.
A longtime civic activist and human rights lawyer, Mayor Park Won-soon was elected as Seoul mayor in 2011 and became the city's first mayor to be voted into a third term in June last year.
Does a map show the number of missing children by county in Ohio and is it the "human trafficking capital of the entire USA"? No, that's not true: the map shows the number of reports about missing children in 2018 but omits the fact that over
"Conflating voters choosing not to cast their ballot with 'missing' ballots is a fundamental flaw," a vote-at-home advocacy group argued.
Was Queen Elizabeth found guilty in a missing children murder case? No, this is not true: A claim that the British monarch tried and convicted in the disappearance of 10 native children from the Catholic-run Kamloops residential school in Brit
Can the drug Diamox, often used as treatment for high-altitude sickness, cure coronavirus? No, that's not true: COVID-19 cannot be cured using the same drug that is often used to treat high-altitude sickness. A viral video raked up more than 4
In mid-April 2020, a number of social media users reported receiving a coronavirus stimulus payment to their bank accounts — but many others were dismayed the long-awaited $1,200 (or more) payment had not yet reached their bank accounts. In one
The mother and grandmother of a 15-month-old girl who disappeared in Tennessee are both in jail after giving conflicting accounts of the toddler's disappearance.
With some additional context, this coincidence doesn't seem quite as spooky.
Hundreds of police officers continued to look for a 6-year-old girl who hadn't been seen since shortly after getting off her school bus near her South Carolina home.
A teenager who police believe got accidentally trapped in the chimney of a vacant home and was found dead after a three-week search was not reported missing by his family until nearly two days after they last saw him.
The authentication of the painting solved one of the art world's enduring mysteries.
Did a ship reappear 90 years after going missing in the Bermuda Triangle? No, that's not true: The story was fabricated by a Canadian entertainment website that publishes fictional stories about bizarre crimes, weird sexual acts, and other mad
Confusion is growing around a series of mysterious deaths and the disappearances of a 7-year-old boy and 17-year-old girl that tie back to a couple who have since vanished themselves.
Among memories considered part of the “Mandela effect” — a term for a shared false memory that stems from a collective, completely false understanding that Nelson Mandela died in prison in the 1980s — is a mass recollection of a sinc
According to this email, which claims to be from the “Assistance Center” at Amazon, the company is missing some information for your account. The post Amazon ‘Missing Some Information’ Phishing Email appeared first on Hoax-Slayer.
They scan social media, peer under rubble, or try to follow the smell of death in an attempt to find family and friends.