Quick Take A fictitious tweet attributed to Rep. Ilhan Omar is circulating on social media. The congresswoman didn’t write that the “time for violence is now” over her disagreement with President Donald Trump’s actions on Iran.
Did Minnesota Congresswoman Ilhan Omar send out a tweet claiming to be ashamed to be called American, and did she call for world leaders to rise up, demanding violence to stop President Trump starting a catastrophic war with Iran? No, that's n
A 19-second clip was shared widely in the first week of 2020. Its promoters said it unmasked Joe Biden as a white nationalist, but the reality was very different.
Were two Christmas parades in North Carolina cancelled because of the potential of ANTIFA Violence? No, that's not true: There is no known Antifa connection to the decision by officials in Wake Forest and Gardner, North Carolina, to cancel the
Security forces shot dead 40 anti-government protesters during 24 hours of bloodshed amid spiraling violence in the capital and Iraq's south, security and medical officials said, one day after an Iranian consulate was torched.
The case, which the plaintiffs anticipate will go to trial sometime next year, is a bid to connect online speech by far-right groups to real-world violence.
The numbers add up, if you count all deaths by guns. But is the comparison valid?
A Salvadoran woman seeking asylum in the United States spends her days holed up in her cousin's cramped slum house just across the border in Mexico — too scared to leave after receiving a savage beating from two men three weeks ago.
On October 12 2019, the following tweet appeared and renewed interest in claims that chicken-themed fast-food chain Chick-fil-A directly funded violent, anti-gay political movements and laws in Uganda: Today Uganda announced a bill to legalize murde
Did Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez say that images of the September 11, 2001, terror attacks on the United States "incite violence against women of color." No, that's not true: The New York congresswoman, known in the media as AOC, did tell rep
When shots rang out last year at a high school in Parkland, Florida, leaving 17 people dead, President Donald Trump quickly turned his thoughts to creating more mental institutions.
The retailer instructed employees in an internal memo to remove any marketing material, turn off or unplug video game consoles that show violent games, and to make sure that no violence is depicted on screens in its electronics departments.
In the aftermath of two deadly mass shootings in Texas and Ohio, U.S. political leaders made a series of statements on gun violence that were unsubstantiated, lacked context or were seemingly contradictory. Here we look at some of those statements and
More than 30,000 migrants are pressing for asylum in the U.S.
The Washington Post prompted inquiries from readers with their stark statistical comparison.
"All civilized nations must join together in this effort."
The Guardian obtained Signal chats involving Republican Rep. Matt Shea and three other men proposing to confront leftists with a variety of tactics, including violence, surveillance and intimidation.
Rep. Ilhan Omar said that since Trump retweeted a controversial video, she has received many threats on her life.
While the gun rights group says they support the main thrust of the Violence Against Women Act, they oppose amendments that lower the criminal threshold to bar someone from buying a gun.
The conservative government introduced the bills in response to the mosque attacks in Christchurch.
The Truth-o-Meter says: Half-True | How much have domestic violence rates fallen since the Violence Against Women Act passed? Joe Biden championed the Violence Against Women Act as a Democratic senator from Delaware in 1994. Two and a half decades
The move, which did not reflect any actual legislative change, was made without any clear reason.
Was Colin Kaepernick arrested on a domestic violence charge? No, that's not true: the story was put out by a liberal satire website that uses fake stories to teach gullible Trump supporters and conservatives not to blindly share and like stori
The pictures on Twitter were an emotional response to a smackdown by the powerful gun industry lobby, which took issue with the American College of Physicians' call late last month for tighter gun control laws.
A Twitter gadfly who was recently involved in an unsuccessful plot to frame Robert Mueller for sexual assault appeared to take credit for the arrest.
In the past 60 years alone, there have been scores of deadly incidents motivated by ideology.
A viral meme confused the legalities of entering the United States with the legalities of applying for asylum.
A compilation of acts by a violent American "left-wing mob" uses a mixture of genuine, unrelated, and foreign footage.
The Truth-o-Meter says: Mostly True | Taylor Swift: Marsha Blackburn voted against reauthorizing Violence Against Women Act Pop star Taylor Swift jumped into the rough and tumble of politics with a rebuke of Tennessee Republican Senate candidate Ma
Kanye West will visit the White House to meet with President Donald Trump and his son-in-law Jared Kushner talk about manufacturing in America, gang violence, prison reform and Chicago violence.
The future of the Violence Against Women Act remains in jeopardy, but President Trump signed a nine-week extension of it, just before it was due to lapse.
Six Republican members of the Senate Judiciary Committee, but not the "ranking member," voted against this particular measure.
The second video focuses on border portal officers stopping immigrants from crossing the U.S. border.
President Donald Trump urged evangelical leaders to get out the vote ahead of the upcoming midterm elections and warned of "violence" by opponents if they fail.
According to this email, someone has paid the sender £30000 to kill you and take your severed hands. But, claims the message, you can cancel the impending assassination and save your life by paying the would-be killer £5000 via Bitcoin. The post
U.S. Rep. Maxine Waters, D-Calif., a vocal critic of President Donald Trump, has drawn criticism from both the left and the right for her call to confront members of Trump’s administration. Waters fired back and said that Trump has in the past ma
The White House senior advisor is the great-grandson of a Jewish immigrant who fled the poverty and pogroms of the Russian Empire in the early 1900s.
Immigration lawyers have already vowed to take legal action against Sessions's ruling, which would deny asylum to almost all victims of gang violence and domestic abuse.
Viacom says the subject matter is not suitable in the current environment for channels it is attempting to make youth-oriented.
In nearly 3,000 protests nationwide, students from the elementary to college level are taking up the call in a variety of ways.