The Center allocated PM CARES Fund to the CMSS, a Center's autonomous body, to install PSA oxygen plants across India, not to the state governments,
A video has been viewed tens of thousands of times in multiple Facebook, Twitter and Weibo posts that claim it shows victims of India’s second Covid-19 wave in 2021. The claim is false: the video actually shows victims of a gas leak in an industr
One way to smear a plan that is light on details is to make up your own objectionable details to tweet about.
The Republican National Committee uses simple-minded math to make a misleading claim.
A February 24 2021 Facebook post purportedly contrasted the dueling tax plans of former U.S. President Donald Trump with current U.S. President Joe Biden. The post was highly popular, accruing close to a million shares in just under two months: In wha
The documentary "Plandemic" spreads harmful misinformation on COVID-19. There is no evidence that doctors support it.
Several independent studies show strong bipartisan support for many of the main spending components of the $2.7 trillion American Jobs Plan. Still, those polls also show most Republicans oppose the overall plan, particularly its call for infrastructure
It was a brief hop — just 39 seconds — but accomplished all the major milestones.
The story of "Swamp Ghost," a Boeing B-17E bomber, began during World War II and has continued well into the 21st century.
If true, it could provide insight into other planets that may host life beyond our planet.
Multiple Facebook posts claim that butterbur -- a plant extract sometimes used for medicinal purposes -- is effective in curing dementia and cancer. The claim is false. Butterbur is not a cure for cancer, according to medical experts. Separately, South
Think of it as a “check engine” light.
https://www.factcheck.org/2021/04/underselling-the-infrastructure-in-infrastructure-plan/ President Joe
President Joe Biden has taken an arguably expansive view of infrastructure to justify some of the proposed spending in the $2.7 trillion American Jobs Plan. But some Republicans have gone too far with claims about how little in the bill qualifies as in
Sens. Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) and Roy Blunt (R-Mo.) have offered dubious claims and faulty numbers to attack Biden’s infrastructure plan.
Terrorist group Boko Haram has released a video that includes footage of a mid-air explosion, claiming it shows a Nigerian Air Force jet shot down by insurgents in Borno state. This is false; the exploding aircraft seen in the beginning of the video wa
The late rapper was quoted saying he would “beat” the man who shot and killed Trayvon Martin.
The coronavirus pandemic means Prince Philip's funeral will be a more low-key farewell than has marked many royal deaths.
Does the existence of a fictional pandemic exercise scenario conducted by the Center for Health Security at Johns Hopkins University prove that the COVID-19 pandemic is a globalist plot for world domination? No, that's not true: Conspirac
News outlets reported on the ambitious target in April 2021.
President Joe Biden’s infrastructure proposal, called the American Jobs Plan, is projected to add 2.7 million jobs over 10 years, according to an analysis by Moody’s Analytics. Biden and members of his administration have cited the Moody
When Donald Trump left office, some Republicans stopped counting rail and water-pipe investments as infrastructure. How convenient.
These wouldn't be the first such tragedies.
Did Jeff Bezos agree to pay for a six and a half mile long bridge in Maryland in exchange for the rezoning of some land to build an Amazon distribution center and drone launching facility? No, that's not true: A short film produced by Que
The U.S. president drew comparisons between his hard-hatted proposed transformation of the U.S. economy and the space race.
White House press secretary Jen Psaki said the plan is “about making an investment in America — not just modernizing our roads or railways or bridges but building an infrastructure of the future.”
Facebook users copied and pasted the same claim about Ford, Ohio, and Mexico, across an unknown number of accounts, pages, and groups.
President Joe Biden is aiming for summer passage of an infrastructure plan that is expected to cost more than $3 trillion, and the White House hopes to take a more deliberate and collaborative approach with the contentious Congress than it did on the C
Blinken said a report prepared for former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo that sought to pare down the number of freedoms prioritized in U.S. foreign policy was “unbalanced,” did not reflect Biden administration policies and would not guide them.
Volkswagen plans to change its brand name in the United States to “Voltswagen” as its shifts its production increasingly toward electric vehicles and tries to distance itself from an emissions cheating scandal.
A giant container ship remained stuck sideways in Egypt’s Suez Canal for a fifth day, as authorities prepared to make new attempts to free the vessel.
The Museum of Science in Boston is paying tribute to city native Leonard Nimoy with a 20-foot sculpture shaped like Mr. Spock's split-fingered “live long and prosper" hand gesture.
A video on Instagram that has been viewed more than 20,000 times claims that a second wave of Covid-19 has been planned, and Covid-19 vaccines are going to be fatal. Both claims are false. Conspiracy theories about the planning of Covid-19 have been sh
A photo has been shared hundreds of times in multiple Facebook posts alongside a claim that it shows a Russian cargo flight landing in Myanmar to transport “sophisticated weapons” in March 2021. However, the claim is false. The photo in fact has ci
A post shared more than 75,000 times on Facebook in Kenya and India claims that a plane that went missing in 1955 appeared again 37 years later. The claim is false; this story was first published in an American tabloid known for its fictitious stories
Social media posts claim US President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris have traveled together in contravention of standard security measures, citing a photo from a trip to Georgia as evidence. This is false; journalists who covered the trip s
NASA’s experimental Martian helicopter holds a small swatch of fabric from the 1903 Wright Flyer, the space agency revealed.