Reports that a family got ticketed for burning a boat with a body in it originated from a hoax news site.
Democratic Senator Hal Lindsay Arrested, Dies in Custody-Fiction! Summary of eRumor: Democratic Senator Hal Lindsay was arrested by the DEA over the weekend and was later killed while in protective custody. The Truth: A self-described fake news we
Message circulating on Facebook advises users to publish a 'Privacy Statement' as a means of stopping the public use of material they post on the network. The latest versions mention Channel 13 News as a source. The post Completely Pointless and Mislea
Reports of a terrorist who accidentally killed himself while attempting to smuggle hand grenades at an airport are fake news.
Reports that the city of Richmond is evicting low-income residents to decrease the municipal poverty rate are fake news.
Reports that the DEA raided the vacation ranch of U.S. Senator Hal Lindsay of New Jersey and seized large quantities of illegal drugs are fake news
Q: Has Sen. John McCain “renounced any affiliation with the Republican Party”? A: No. That claim was made in a fake news story published by a “satirical publication.” FULL QUESTION I just read John McCain left the Republican
US retailer Kroger is warning Facebook users about a new scam that is supposedly offering a free check valued at $50 to "everyone". The post Kroger Warns of ‘Free Check’ Scam on Facebook appeared first on Hoax-Slayer.
Kids Are Catching Staph Infections from Bounce Houses-Mostly Truth! Summary of eRumor: As in past summers, warnings that kids are catching staph infections from bounce houses at the beginning of the summer of 2017. The Truth: There have been a hand
People Mark Anniversary of ‘Killdozer’ in Colorado-Truth! & Fiction! Summary of eRumor: Social media posts in June 2017 marked the anniversary of a man named Marvin Heemeyer going on a rampage in Granby, Colorado, with a homemade &
Q: Did President Barack Obama commission a life-size bronze statue of himself to leave in the White House? A: No. That fake news story was “intended for entertainment purposes only.” FULL QUESTION Did President Obama have a bronze statue
A 67-year-old woman distracted by her cellphone was injured when she fell through basement access doors in New Jersey.
After former FBI Director James Comey testified about his private conversations with President Donald Trump regarding the agency’s Russia investigation, the president’s lawyer gave a brief statement that contained inaccurate and disputed cl
SCIENTISTS’ FEEDBACK SUMMARY In an article for Breitbart, author James Delingpole claims to provide 58 scientific papers published in 2017 that show global warming to be “a myth”. This claim is sourced entirely from a list on a blog called
An article on Breitbart News used flawed interpretations from a climate skeptic blog to amplify a grossly inaccurate understanding of climatological research.
A fake news item claims that a Muslim Brotherhood plot to overtake the country was foiled by an FBI raid.
Since July 2016, the FBI has been investigating the Russian government’s attempt to influence the 2016 presidential election, including whether President Donald Trump’s campaign associates were involved in those efforts. “Russian President V
U.S. Pays $1 Billion into Green Climate Fund, Top Polluters Pay Nothing-Truth! & Misleading! Summary of eRumor: The United States has paid $1 billion into the United Nation’s Green Climate Fund while the world’s top polluters — Chin
President Trump Ends President Obama’s Vacation Scam, Sends Bill-Fiction! Summary of eRumor: President Trump has ended President’s Obama’s “vacation scam,” in which the former president planned to bill taxpayers for bil
A satirical story led some to believe that a new California law requires Bibles to be registered as assault weapons.
Christopher Wray also served as New Jersey Governor Chris Christie's personal lawyer during an investigation into lane closings on the George Washington Bridge.
Claims that President Obama has a planned a lavish burial plot are false and originated with a well-known fake news site.
Eric Trump told Fox News' Sean Hannity on 6 June 2017 that critics of his father are 'not even people.'
“The previous administration spent over $7 billion trying to upgrade the system, and totally failed. Honestly, they didn’t know what the hell they were doing. A total waste of money, $7 billion-plus, plus. It’s time to
When former FBI Director James Comey appears before Congress, lawmakers are sure to ask him about press reports alleging President Donald Trump may have interfered in the agency’s Russia investigation. The New York Times reported in mid May that
SCIENTISTS’ FEEDBACK SUMMARY This article at Breitbart argues that World Health Organization rankings of particulate matter air quality show that the United States is not one of the biggest polluters in the context of the Paris Agreement. Scie
Former Vice President Al Gore and Environmental Protection Agency head Scott Pruitt made competing claims about whether the U.S. could have changed its emissions targets under the Paris Agreement, instead of pulling out of the deal. Legal experts sid
Q: Did a potential nominee for “chief scientist” at the U.S. Department of Agriculture call scientists “dumb, regular people” who “think dinosaurs actually existed and the Earth is somehow getting warmer”? A: No. Th
Maxine Waters: Pray for Muslims Following London Attacks-Fiction! Summary of eRumor: U.S. Rep. Maxine Waters of California called for prayers for the safety of Muslims in London following a terrorist attack there, saying that inaction on climate change
The leaked documents provided new details about the extent and nature of Russian hacking in the November 2016 U.S. presidential election.
In the wake of another terrorist attack in Britain, President Donald Trump fired off several tweets about the need for his court-blocked travel ban, contradicting statements from members of his own administration and distorting the facts in the process
The Environmental Protection Agency head said that the “coal sector” added 7,000 jobs in May and “almost 50,000 jobs” since the fourth quarter of last year. But the Bureau of Labor Statistics reports an increase of just 400 coa
Reports that executive branch agents raided and shut down the EPA and documented that climate change is a hoax are fake news.
An article reporting that CNN published, then deleted the story is just more fake news from a repeat offender.
Reports of a Supreme Court decision holding that President Trump's travel bans are "well within his constitutional rights to impose" are fake news.
Monica Lewinksy Found Dead, Murdered in Attempted Burglary-Fiction! Summary of eRumor: Monica Lewinsky has been found dead in what appears to be an attempted burglary, which suspiciously happened after she ended an affair with President Bill Clinton.
Reports that Pepsico will be discontinuing production and sale of their Mountain Dew soft drink originated with a prank news site.
The Truth-o-Meter says: False | Donald Trump's tweet misleads about London mayor's reaction to bridge, stabbing attacks Saturday night, President Donald Trump responded to the London Bridge and market attacks with solidarity for London and the Unit
Reports that the first lady ordered Monsanto products removed from the White House after reading about genetically modified foods are fake news.
Reports of the arrest of three cannibalistic Floridians who feasted on human remains for medical reasons are fake news.