Did the Treasury Department declare the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) will monitor transactions of all U.S. bank accounts over $600? No, that's not true: The Department has made no such declaration. It has proposed a change to the curren
The Rajasthan government has not made such a decision. Rajasthan Police and OSD Lokesh Sharma clarified that the viral post was fake.
On September 16 2021, Trendolizer identified a Hannity.com post (“???????: Biden Seemingly Forgets Australian Prime Minister’s Name, Calls Him ‘That Fella Down Under’”) as showing signs of viral popularity. It began: President Biden s
Polis, 46, and Reis, 40, were married in a traditional Jewish ceremony attended by family and friends in Boulder.
The American Families Plan has a reporting requirement for banks that has infuriated some.
Did 351,709 votes that had been cast to recall California Gov. Gavin Newsom mysteriously vanish during a live CNN broadcast of the California election night results when about half of the votes had been counted? No, that's not true: There
The hacker group Anonymous took credit for the vandalism.
“Data released by Public Health England showed 9,472 people were admitted to hospital with the highly transmissible coronavirus variant in the seven days up to 29 August.” Sky News, 3 September 2021. Sky, the Evening Standard and the Indep
A screenshot claiming that Serco “magically disappeared” £37 billion has been shared on Facebook over 300 times. This appears to be a reference to the £37 billion budget for the first two years of the NHS Test and Trace programm
The claim stems from a conspiracy theory to discredit the vaccine's safety and efficacy.
The Daily Expose is known to spread COVID-19-related misinformation. This article has misrepresented the conclusions of all three studies cited.
A viral September 5 2021 tweet thread “debunking” a series of stories about ivermectin use and hospitals shows that disinformation and the way it is delivered is mutating. Republican public relations strategist and freelance writer Drew Ho
Three of the nation's largest food delivery companies are suing New York City over a limit on fees it put in place during the pandemic to protect restaurants devastated by the forced closure of their dining rooms.
The Justice Department has sued Texas over a new state law that bans most abortions, arguing that it was enacted “in open defiance of the Constitution."
For security concerns, Saleh and Massoud were not in contact with the public, and their absence was misinterpreted as having abandoned the nation.
The essay was titled "How I Learned to Love the New World Order."
A collection of videos circulating on social media claim the U.S. government is forcing farmers in the U.S. to destroy their crops. Several of the videos say the intent is to cause food shortages and mass starvation in the country. The videos were edit
Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) and other lawmakers say President Biden has a tool to lower drug prices. But no administration or court has ever agreed.
Did Oklahoma gunshot victims wind up having to wait to be seen at the hospital because there were too many people who had overdosed on the horse worming medication ivermectin? No, that's not true: Reports in various outlets painted a high
Appointed to the key post of interior minister was Sirajuddin Haqqani, who is on the FBI’s most-wanted list with a $5 million bounty on his head and is believed to still be holding at least one American hostage.
Democrats spent months protesting what they say are efforts to weaken minority turnout and preserve the GOP's eroding dominance.
This is false. These are real patients. Although they look similar to some actors or comedians, they are different people.
Does the mismatch between lunar boot prints and the smooth sole of Neil Armstrong's "space boot" confirm that U.S. astronauts never walked on the moon? No, that's not true: This recirculated hoax is missing context, as Neil Armstrong and
A strange but fascinating feature of this plant is that it's made up of one giant cell.
Did 27 U.S. Air Force pilots resign their commissions after the announcement of the implementation of a COVID-19 vaccine mandate for all U.S. active duty and National Guard service members? No, that's not true: Lead Stories found no evide
Last month, the Biden administration announced a plan to begin administering third shots of the two mRNA COVID-19 vaccines to healthy people in mid-September to shore up potentially flagging immunity to the coronavirus. But many scientists say that g
Animal rights groups have long lobbied for a change to legislation across the U.K. to acknowledge the sentience of animals.
Auctioneer Sotheby’s said Friday that “Love is in the Bin” will be offered at a sale in London on Oct. 14.
An article on the website TCW, formerly known as Conservative Woman, warns against teenagers receiving the Covid-19 vaccine, citing claims that vaccine deaths have overtaken the number of Covid-19 deaths in “healthy” people during the whole
The phrase "short illness" is used when one does want to reveal the actual cause of death or the cause is not publicly known.
Central government employees and pensioners' DA and DR were increased from 17 percent to 28 percent effective July 1, 2021.
The fifth-most-powerful hurricane to strike the U.S. resulted in widespread suffering.
The disgraced former governor allegedly asked if any staff member could keep the dog.
The GOP-controlled Texas Legislature passed a broad overhaul of the state’s election laws, tightening already strict voting rules and dealing a bruising defeat to Democrats.
The government claims that the increased time between two doses of Covishield is based on scientific data, not due to a shortage.
Did President Joe Biden not go to Dover Air Force Base (AFB) on August 29, 2021, to attend the dignified transfer of the remains of service members killed in a suicide bombing at Kabul airport in Afghanistan? No, that's not true: A spokes
SciCheck Digest A digital device company is developing gel sensors that would monitor the wearer’s health and could potentially help to detect future outbreaks of disease. But conspiracy theorists are falsely claiming that the sensors are actuall
An episode in the series featured interviews with members of a conspiracy theorist group.
School districts in Florida may impose mask mandates, a judge said Friday, ruling that Gov. Ron DeSantis overstepped his authority by issuing an executive order banning the mandates.
Clarissa Ward clarified that she always wore a headscarf while reporting in Kabul, but she wore an abaya for the first time while reporting lately.