Genetically modified mosquitoes have been created to prevent diseases like dengue, chikungunya, and malaria; not to spread or develop them.
In the days after a deadly missile strike blasted a railway station in the eastern Ukrainian city of Kramatorsk, a viral online video — dressed as a news report — […] The post The Ukraine war has fueled a surge of fake content impersonating B
Does a Stew Peters Show video prove mainstream media and the U.S. government lie about the war in Ukraine? No, that's not true: The video by the radio and TV host repeats debunked claims and misattributes information, often embracing Krem
The law would eliminate the Reedy Creek Improvement District, as the 55-year-old Disney government is known, as well as a handful of other similar districts by June 2023.
After fading into obscurity, the late artist Francis Hines is gaining new attention after a car mechanic rescued hundreds of his paintings from a dumpster in Connecticut.
False images about the war in Ukraine use the logos of BBC and CNN to make their claims seem legitimate, fueling Russia’s efforts to sow distrust and confusion.
"America (is) trying to overthrow the Ukraine government just as the shadow government has infiltrated and overthrown the US government."
New Mexico’s Occupational Health and Safety Bureau said Rust Movie Productions must pay $136,793.
On April 19 2022, Washington Post writer Taylor Lorenz’s profile of the @LibsOfTikTok account was published — followed by intense discourse about whether the subject of the piece was “doxxed” by the outlet. Early that morning, L
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis asked the Legislature to repeal a law allowing Walt Disney World to operate a private government over its properties in the state.
On April 18 2022, a significant part of online discussions focused on a man who was purportedly awarded $450,000 for an “unwanted birthday party.” An April 16 2022 tweet by @SaycheeseDGTL summarized the claim, claiming that a Kentucky man s
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Joe Biden’s comments prove that food shortages are being “done deliberately by the governments of the world.”
Did Russian leader Vladimir Putin end the Rothschild family's control over Russia by nationalizing Russia's central bank? No, that's not true: Russia has had a central bank for more than 160 years. Alexander II, the emperor of Russia, sig
On April 18 2022, U.S. District Judge Kathryn Kimball Mizelle vacated a Centers for Disease Control (CDC) mask mandate for public transportation, a reversal with broad implications. Forbes was one of the first outlets to cover the ruling, prefacing the
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.
"Ron Johnson is trying to let insurance companies deny coverage to people with pre-existing conditions like cancer, depression, pregnancy, diabetes—or even COVID.”
Twitter said that its board of directors has unanimously adopted a “poison pill” defense in response to Tesla CEO Elon Musk’s proposal to buy the company and take it private.
For the record, Cruise is 5 feet 7.
“Just passed into law today: You cannot go 5 miles over speed limit” in North Carolina.
A Brazilian bill designed to contain the spread of mis- and disinformation narrowly failed an “accelerated pathway” vote Wednesday in the lower house of Congress, one of two representative voting […] The post Brazil’s fact-checkers air conc
A post on Facebook makes the following claim: “In case people aren’t aware, MP’s [sic] can claim up to £3,400 towards their heating costs. They can also claim their petrol/diesel on their expenses. They just got a £2,000 p
New York Lt. Gov. Brian Benjamin resigned in the wake of his arrest in a federal corruption investigation.
Attorney General Jason Ravnsborg, a Republican, is the first official to be impeached in South Dakota history.
2021 was the deadliest year in U.S. history, and new data and research are offering more insights into how it got that bad.
“As your Lieutenant Governor…I cut your taxes.”
Disney+ has had over 350,000 cancellations in the last five days.
When it comes to political images, seeing shouldn’t always be believing. Case in point is an image recently tweeted by Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp that is misleadingly presented to make his polling advantage over Republican rival David Perdue appear
“Mike Lee advised Trump's legal challenges to overturn our election” and “was one of only two senators who was in on the scheme.”
Did over 50 million chickens and turkeys die from the 2022 bird flu outbreak as of April 7, 2022? No, that's not true: The Department of Agriculture's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) and the Centers for Disease Control
“As we emerge from the pandemic, one of my key priorities is jobs, jobs, jobs. And despite the challenges of the last two years, unemployment is down and employment is up, and there are 662,000 more employees on company payrolls and earning more
Did an airport in New York take "legal possession" of former President Donald Trump's personal Boeing 757 over unpaid storage fees? No, that's not true: A post making the claim appears to be satirical. In reality, Trump's plane left the N
The motion picture academy on Friday banned Will Smith from attending the Oscars or any other academy event for 10 years following his slap of Chris Rock at the Academy Awards.
“A secret backroom deal" gave "away hundreds of millions of tax dollars to a Soros-owned company."
The Ukrainian app 'Diia' allows users to access a digital copy of a number of official documents, but does not feature a 'social credit system.'
Did a Twitter employee post a public resignation because he refused to work for Elon Musk? No, that's not true: This tweet was made by @MulhollandL0ver, an account that posts mainly satire. This is not the account of a real Twitter employ
Did archeologists discover a sphinx found in the Colorado River of North America? No, that's not true: There is no evidence that this sphinx was discovered in the Colorado River. The Associated Press reported that archeologists found this
The British pop star and his co-writers had denied allegations that the song copied part of 2015's “Oh Why” by Sami Chokri.
Is the comparison between testing new food items one by one on babies to determine an allergic reaction versus babies being able to safely handle "8 different antigens," presumably in a vaccine, valid? No, that's not true: Dr. James Cherr
The process of introducing solid foods to a baby can be messy, entertaining and, as any parent who has been through that process knows, deliberate. Cereals should be fortified with […] The post Vaccines given to babies do not overload the immune