Far right extremist groups like the Proud Boys and Oath Keepers are planning to attend a rally later at the U.S. Capitol that is designed to demand “justice” for the hundreds of people who have been charged in connection with January’s insurrection.
Did the Taliban use a U.S. Blackhawk helicopter to hang a person and then fly over the city of Kandahar with their body suspended by a rope? No, that's not true: This blurry footage shows a helicopter flying with a living person suspended
The "Sleepy Joe" nickname made a comeback thanks to a viral video.
Does a video of Indian soldiers rendering aid to other soldiers who have collapsed show a strong connection to the COVID-19 vaccine? No, that's not true: This video appears to show the first aid care rendered during a mass heat stroke inc
Does a video posted on Twitter show footage of a suicide bombing outside the Kabul airport in Afghanistan that killed more than 170 people including 13 U.S. service members? No, that's not true: The footage is from an Israeli airstrike th
Does a photo show hundreds of coffins delivered by FEMA stacked on a Georgia roadside because "something is brewing"? No, that's not true: The photo shows plastic burial vaults produced by a Covington, Georgia, manufacturer. The location
An old video from a London street play to raise concerns about crimes against women has been falsely claimed as the Taliban auctioning Afghan women.
REVIEW An article published on 24 August 2021 by Children’s Health Defense, an organization that opposes vaccination, claimed that research showed “vaccinated individuals carry 251 times the load of COVID-19 viruses in their nostrils compared to
The images prompted comparisons to dosa, an Indian crepe.
An older footage of the Afghanistan president boarding a plane is falsely captioned that it depicted him fleeing the country on August 15.
The image of people waiting outside Kabul airport was taken out of context and shared with false headline.
A Facebook post authored by someone touting toxicology credentials joined the growing field of inaccurate claims that falsely blame the vaccine for a pandemic that has stretched into a second year. The Aug. 13 post was a screenshot of information tha
The video showing men dancing with guns is from a wedding in Pakistan held in 2020.
A 2015 video from Syria is falsely captioned as Taliban militants shooting a woman dead in Afghanistan in 2021.
An old video of Syrian rebels capturing the city of Idlib in March 2015 is falsely claimed to be of the current situation in Afghanistan.
A genuine video of people being executed in 2013 was re-shared as if it were related to summer 2021 events in Afghanistan.
Does a Facebook video show President Joe Biden crying and leaving a press briefing, only to come back and ask former President Donald Trump to return? No, that's not true: the video is clickbait and shows footage of a Pentagon press brief
This article links to footage that is potentially distressing. A video with a misleading caption claiming to show the Taliban throwing people from a plane in Afghanistan has been seen more than 50,000 times on Instagram. The distressing footage actuall
Is it true the Taliban are now in possession of more Black Hawk helicopters than 166 other nations around the globe? Yes, but context partially changes the meaning of that. For instance, images of Taliban insurgents standing near Black Ha
REVIEW On 13 August 2021, the Facebook page “America First With Dr. Sebastian Gorka” published a video of nurse Nicole Whitley, who made several claims about ivermectin, COVID-19 vaccine safety, and the COVID-19 PCR tests. Sebastian Gork
Were images of a crashed helicopter and destroyed homes taken less than 24 hours after the Taliban took control of Kabul, Afghanistan's capital city? No, that's not true: The images are stills of multiplayer maps from the video game Call
The picture isn't even from the United States.
We also found a second video of Lincoln falling at the Hall of Presidents attraction in 1992.
Was a digital billboard in Wilmington, North Carolina, hacked to feature memes that were critical of President Joe Biden? No, that's not true: According to Donald Tedder, owner of the digital billboard, the billboard was not hacked -- the
The heroic exploits of two Latvian firefighters gained prominence online in August 2021.
In August 2021, a viral photo showed a woman in medical scrubs who opposed vaccine mandates, claiming she had treated COVID-19 patients for "573 days" without suffering any harm.
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis is one of a handful of GOP governors trying to block school districts from requiring masks in the classroom. Under DeSantis’ direction, the state health department adopted a rule that gives families the ability to opt out
Fewer than one-third of voters casting ballots in last year’s U.S. presidential election did so at a polling place on Election Day as the coronavirus pandemic led states to greatly expand mail-in balloting and early voting, according to a federal rep
Does this video show graphene oxide? Does it show something that is happening inside people after they have had a COVID-19 vaccine and does this purportedly demonstrate why magnets and metal objects stick to people? No, that's not true: T
The Taliban entered Kabul in mid-August 2021, as foreign powers departed.
While some aspects of the effects of decriminalization have been contested, it has nonetheless led to a drop in drug related deaths and offences.
The U.S. became more diverse and more urban over the past decade, and the non-Hispanic white population dropped for the first time on record, the Census Bureau reported Thursday.
The video was recorded at the Upper Falls at Tahquamenon Falls State Park.
Quick Take A manipulated image online shows Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis holding a T-shirt reading, “Your mask is as useless as Joe Biden.” DeSantis and the White House have sparred, including on the issue of masks, but the original photo is f
The same TikTok user who posted the viral video later said that no one was hurt in the incident.
The 69-30 tally provides momentum for this first phase of Biden’s “Build Back Better” priorities, now headed to the House.
A TikTok video liked more than 936,000 times claims that COVID-19 vaccines have killed some 6,000 people in the United States. “The Vaccine Adverse Event Recording System shows that 5,946 people have died because of the vaccine,” the user s
Sen. Rand Paul went viral online with a video in which he encouraged the American people to resist the “mandates, lockdowns, and harmful policies of petty tyrants and bureaucrats,” referring to mask mandates and vaccine requirements institu
Photo shows Laurel Hubbard “winning the women's weight lifting competition” at the Olympics.