It is expected that some ballot papers will have printing errors, tears, or rips. Voters are advised to get fresh ballot papers from polling stations.
There is no evidence that any food processing plant fires in the U.S. were planned or that these fires have resulted in a food shortage problem.
REVIEW Birth control (contraception) refers to any method, medicine, or device used to prevent pregnancy. Common methods include permanent male and female sterilization, barrier methods that block the sperm like condoms and diaphragms, and hormonal
Are COVID-19 vaccines "killing people of color at twice the rate of white people," as Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra said on April 14, 2022? No, that's not true: There's no evidence the vaccines are killing people in g
“J.D. Vance called for higher taxes.”
“Inflation has gone up every month of the Biden presidency and just hit another 40-year high.”
REVIEW An article written by Joseph Mercola and republished by The Epoch Times claimed that the “FDA and Pfizer knew COVID shot caused immunosuppression” and that fully vaccinated people are more likely to die from COVID-19. It also claimed that
Footage of the Bidens celebrating Easter at the White House is fake.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (April 19, 2022) – MediaWise, the digital media literacy initiative of the nonprofit Poynter Institute, has launched a new microlearning course to help Spaniards sort fact from […] The post Poynter’s MediaWise debut
The “cake” was made from frozen fruit juice, sweet potatoes, carrots and sugar cane and it lasted about 15 minutes once giant panda mama Mei Xiang and her cub Xiao Qi Ji got hold of it.
SciCheck Digest Those who are not vaccinated against COVID-19 are more prone to serious illness and are dying at higher rates than those who are vaccinated. But partisan social media accounts, including a post by a member of former President Donald Tru
Do fully vaccinated people account for 92 percent of COVID-19 deaths in England? Yes, it's slightly exaggerated but true: However, simple ratio analysis based on that statistic doesn't fully tell the story. The report these figures come f
REVIEW The United Kingdom was the first country to authorize COVID-19 vaccines and to initiate the vaccine roll out in December 2020. Since then, 86% of the UK population above 12 has received at least two vaccine doses, as of 7 April 2022. Although
A chart being shared on Instagram claims to show the “Covid survival rate” for ten different countries, giving a figure for all of them of above 99.9%. This is not correct. For the UK, where the true figure (using the chart’s definiti
“Senate Republicans’ plan" would "end Social Security" and "end Medicare."
(Photograph by Sean Rayford/Getty Images.)In a statement released by Donald Trump, the former president claimed that “after 50 years of being virtually empty, [he] built up our oil reserves during my administration … to 100% full.”Liz
Did President Joe Biden suck the country's Strategic Petroleum Reserve (SPR) dry -- and all for only a $.014 decrease in the price at the pump? No, that's not true: This meme is based on two false suggestions: that Biden's plan has exhaus
The economy was "dead in the water when we got here. Virtually no jobs created."
“Democrat’s New Plan: Tax billionaires to lower the deficit by $1 TRILLION and fund clean energy independence. Republican’s New Plan: Raise taxes on households earning less than $50,000 by an ADDITIONAL $4,500 after CUTTING taxes for the rich.”
A baby’s immune system can’t handle antigens from vaccines, because new food must be introduced slowly to identify allergic reactions.
The U.S. Strategic Petroleum Reserve was set up in the 1970s as an emergency source of oil in the event of unexpected supply disruptions. When Donald Trump took office as president in January 2017, the reserve held 695.1 million barrels of crude oil. T
The Strategic Petroleum Reserve has “been mostly empty” for decades.
Is a German company packaging tampons as books (which have only a 7% tax rate) as a means of getting around a 19% tax on tampons? No, that's not true: "The Tampon Book" was a real thing, but it was created as a novel ad campaign or protes
“Pat McCrory appointed the ‘Republican’ judge who sided with Democrats in the partisan Democrat lawsuit/power-grab over redistricting.”
Why did the cat cross the road? To go viral, obviously.
REVIEW On 16 March 2022, Fox News published this opinion article by Marty Makary, a surgical oncologist at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. In the article, Makary listed what he considered the “10 biggest COVID mistakes” that health authorities
A Ukrainian soldier's response to a Russian warship has become a powerful slogan for the besieged nation.
As some called for the re-opening of the Keystone XL pipeline in March 2022, one viral Facebook post took them to task.
REVIEW On 23 August 2021, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted the first approval for a COVID-19 vaccine to Pfizer and BioNTech. The information contained in the Biological License Application was confidential and unavailable to the p
Ukraine issued a press release about Joe Biden
Did Russian "spetznas" liberate child trafficking victims in Ukraine and did Russian President Vladimir Putin tell former President Donald Trump about this during a recent phone call? No, that's not true: "This is fake," Trump's spokesper
“I’ve been in and out of Iraq and Afghanistan over 40 times.”
Do fully vaccinated people account for nine in every 10 COVID-19 deaths in England? Yes, it's slightly exaggerated but true: However, simple ratio analysis based on that statistic doesn't fully tell the story. The report that these figure
REVIEW On 8 February 2022, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) updated its checklist for developmental milestones for children up to five years old. These milestones are specific physical and behavioral skills that infants and
However, the former U.S. president did not publicly condone the Russian invasion of Ukraine.
A Facebook post claims that “raw data from a recent Vaccine Surveillance report from the UKHSA shows a sharp drop in vaccine effectiveness against infection in most age groups.” It doesn’t. There are various reasons why this data shou
"The latest with the Durham report is that the Clinton campaign … actually spied on the president of the United States.”
These were the sightings of swastikas and other symbols of hate at "Freedom Convoy" protests in Canada alluded to by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.
Because the 1997 PooPoo PeePee Tour wasn’t enough.
Did Special Counsel John Durham's court filings say the Hillary Clinton campaign in 2016 paid to have servers in Trump Tower and in the White House infiltrated in hopes of establishing a link between Russian operatives and Donald J. Trump