Email purporting to be from Apple Support claims that there is a problem with your Apple ID and, therefore, you must click a link to verify your account.
“What is Hijrah?” Email Warns of Islamic Invasion Through Migration-Truth! & Fiction! Summary of eRumor: A forwarded email asks readers “What is Hijrah?” and goes on to explain that hijrah is the Islamic concept of invasio
An image circulating online claims, among other things, that the use of red represents "the blood of Christ."
The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office’s analysis of the Republican health care bill has been released — so let the spinning begin. Democrats overstate what the CBO said about the impact on those who now have health insurance, while th
Facebook Page called "GiveAways Daily" claims that you can win various valuable prizes including laptops and high-end four-wheel drive vehicles just by liking, sharing and commenting.
Obituary: Great Barrier Reef is Dead-Mostly Fiction! Summary of eRumor: A widely circulated obituary claims that the Great Barrier Reef has died after an impressive 25 million year run. The Truth: Scientists have disputed claims that the Great Barrie
White House press secretary Sean Spicer offered a number of attacks and claims during a news briefing dominated by the new Congressional Budget Office report on the House Republican replacement bill for the Affordable Care Act. The
White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer claimed that “because of Obamacare, premiums on everybody have gone up … whether you’re in an employer-based system or not.” Employer premiums have been affected somewhat, but they’ve b
"Activity Alert" email purporting to be from the Bank of America claims that your account has been restricted because someone has used the account from different locations.
So, was the Congressional Budget Office really “way, way off … in every aspect” of how it predicted that Obamacare would work, as the White House claims? No, it wasn’t. The CBO actually nailed the overall impact of the law on th
Ezekiel Wilekenmeyer Williams, Biological Father of Obama Daughters, Sues Obamas-Fiction! Summary of eRumor: Ezekiel Wilekenmeyer Williams, the biological father of Sasha and Malia Obama, has sued Barack and Michelle Obama for cutting Williams out of
Malik Obama Drops Bombshell: President Obama’s Birth Certificate-Fiction! The Truth: Malik Obama, President Obama’s half-brother, posted a photo of what appears to be Barack Obama’s Kenyan birth certificate on Twitter. The Truth: M
Rep. Maxine Waters suggested without evidence that unsubstantiated allegations of “sex actions” made in a dossier against President Donald Trump are “absolutely true.” The allegations that Waters referred to were made in a dos
Facebook Page named "Baby" claims that you can get the chance to win one of 20 luxury RVs just by liking, sharing, and adding a comment.
“#Trumpcare cuts @PPFA funds, hurting millions of women who turn there for mammograms, maternity care, cancer screenings & more.” — Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer (D-N.Y.), post on Twitter, March 7, 2017 There are some
Paul Ryan: Women Using Birth Control Commit Murder-Fiction! Summary of eRumor: When asked about women losing access to birth control under an Obamacare repeal and replacement bill, House Speaker Paul Ryan said women who use birth control commit murder.
Facebook message featuring a video teaser image depicting a strange growth on a person's shoulder claims that the growth was caused by using a type of shampoo. The message advises users to click a link and watch the "most shocking video ever seen" to
FBI Issues Warrant for Obama’s Arrest in Trump Wiretap Scandal-Fiction! Summary of eRumor: The FBI has issued a warrant for President Obama’s arrest after revelations that he wiretapped Trump Tower’s phone lines ahead of the 2016 elec
Heads Up: Bills Introduced While Americans Were Distracted by ‘Russian Spy Drama’-Truth! & Fiction! Summary of eRumor: A message circulating across social media, discussion forums and forwarded emails warns that while Americans were
With no evidence, President Donald Trump called it a “fact” that “President Obama was tapping my phones in October, just prior to Election!” He compared the alleged surveillance to the criminal acts of “Nixon/Watergate.
Valeri Jarret Moves into the Obamas’ DC Home-Unproven! Summary of eRumor: President Obama’s former top White House Advisor Valorie Jarret has moved into the Obamas’ Washington, D.C., mansion to work in a newly created “nerve
The Line: Scientists cannot precisely measure climate change nor the impact of human activity on climate change. The Party: Republican In the past, some Republicans have denied that global warming and climate change are occurring — calling the f
Email purporting to be from financial services group USAA claims that your banking security validation has expired and, therefore, you must click a button to sign on and validate your account ownership.
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi says Attorney General Jeff Sessions “lied under oath” when he said he “did not have communications with the Russians” during the presidential campaign. She has called on him to resign. Session
Facebook Page claims that Kevin M. James, "manager of Ford Mustang" is giving away two of the cars on March, 12th 2017. Supposedly, for a chance to win, you just need to like and share the giveaway post and add the comment "Done".
In a fact-checking report that appeared on NBC10 in Philadelphia, FactCheck.org Deputy Managing Editor Robert Farley discusses some of the misleading claims that President Donald Trump made in his first address to a joint session of Congress on Feb. 2
7-year-old Girl Gets Breast Implants-Fiction! Summary of eRumor: A report of a 7-year-old girl who got breast implants has stirred controversy. The Truth: False reports of a 7-year0ld girl who got breast implants can be traced back to a well-known fa
Trump Sons Detained at Canadian Airport Over Ties to Fascist Regime-Fiction! Summary of eRumor: President Trump’s sons, Eric Trump and Donald Trump Jr., were detained at a Canadian airport over ties to a fascist regime. The Truth: A fake news web
Email claims that if the recipient does not send the message on to at least ten other people his or her Yahoo account will be deleted.
"Update Request" email claims that Google has decided to close your account unless you open an attached file and follow the account review and update instructions.
Sterling Heights settled lawsuits with the Department of Justice and a Muslim organization over claims the city had violated federal religious discrimination laws.
Summary In his first address to a joint session of Congress, President Donald Trump stuck closely to his prepared remarks, but ran afoul of the facts in some cases. Trump said the U.S. has spent $6 trillion in the Middle East and “with this $6 t
President Donald Trump told the nation’s governors that his first budget would include “a historic increase in defense spending.” But defense experts say that’s not the case. For fiscal year 2018, Trump has proposed a 9.4 percen
New Democratic National Committee Chair Tom Perez distorted the facts with his claim that President Trump “wants to eliminate overtime pay for people.” The DNC press office says Perez meant to say that Trump wants to nix an overtime “
House Bill 610 to Defund Public Education-Truth! & Fiction! Summary of eRumor: GOP Rep. Steve King of Iowa has introduced H.R. 610 to defund public education. The Truth: H.R. 610 would dramatically change how federal education dollars are doled
179 Kids Went Missing in Indiana in First 45 Days of 2017-Reported as Fiction! Summary of eRumor: 179 kids went missing in Indiana in the first 45 days of 2017. The Truth: Claims that 179 kids went missing in Indiana in the first 45 days of 2017 don
President Trump Announces Sale of California to Mexico, Creating “MexiCal”-Satire! Summary of eRumor: A satirical story about President Trump announcing the sale of California to Mexico has been mistaken by some for actual news. The Tru
George Soros Arrested, Charged with Hate Crimes-Fiction! Summary of eRumor: George Soros has been arrested on charges of hate crimes against America, but the main stream media has refused to report on Soros’ arrest. The Truth: Claims that George
President Donald Trump made a triumphant return to the annual Conservative Political Action Conference, the place where Trump says he gave his first major political speech and concluded, “I think I like this business.” But we found that Tru
13,000 Marines Apply for White House Detail After President Trump’s Election-Unproven! Summary of eRumor: More than 13,000 Marines applied for White House guard duty after President Donald Trump was elected, none applied during President Barack