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
Google is spearheading an educational campaign to teach pre-teen children how to protect themselves from scams, predators and other trouble.
Yet another phishing scam is targeting Apple users. This version falsely claims that your Apple account was used to make a purchase on the App store from a location in Brazil. The post ‘We’ve Received Your Payment’ Apple Phishing Sca
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
Since President Donald Trump pulled the United States out of the Paris climate agreement last week, reporters have pressed the administration about whether Trump believes in man-made climate change. Again and again, top officials have sidestepped those
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
The Truth-o-Meter says: False | Donald Trump wrong on Paris accord, China and coal plants Even as President Donald Trump defiantly withdrew the United States from the Paris climate agreement, he described it in contradictory terms. "As of toda
The Truth-o-Meter says: Mostly False | Are coal mining jobs up by 50,000 since last year? Not exactly Just days after President Donald Trump announced that he would be pulling the United States out of the Paris international climate agreement, his
A conservative web site twisted the French President's invitation to American researchers to work in France.
Michelle Carter is charged with manslaughter for sending her boyfriend text messages encouraging him to kill himself.
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.
President Trump’s Tweet About “Covfefe” Has Hidden Meaning-Unproven! Summary of eRumor: A tweet from President Trump’s personal Twitter account included the word “covfefe,” leading to questions about the definition o
Despite what his spokesman, administration officials, lawyers, courts and others call it, President Donald Trump has made it clear that his controversial immigration executive order is definitely a "TRAVEL BAN!" "People, the lawyer
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
Trump wrongly claimed that the Paris Agreement would allow China to “build hundreds of additional coal plants” and allow India to “double its coal production by 2020” but the United States “can’t build the plants.
President Donald Trump’s budget proposal for fiscal year 2018 is the subject of this week’s fact-checking video from CNN’s Jake Tapper. The Trump administration says it expects 3 percent economic growth to pay for big tax cuts and ba
The two agencies most important to predicting and managing weather-related disasters face budget cuts and temporary bosses.
A fake sign announcing 'The Cheesecake Factory Fall 2017' and another one saying 'Dave and Busters Coming Soon' generated excitement on social media in Las Cruces.
Crews on 2 June 2017 recovered the body of a third worker from the ruins of a corn mill in southern Wisconsin, two days after an explosion at the facility.
At a rambling press conference on 2 June 2017, Griffin tearfully predicted her career is over and said Trump 'broke' her.
Maxine Waters: Pictures of Tide Prove Climate Change-Fiction! Summary of eRumor: U.S. Rep. Maxine Waters, a Democrat from California, tweeted side-by-side pictures of Venice Beach at high and low tide as proof that climate change is real and is impa
Democrats Introduce Americans with No Abilities Act (ANNA)-Fiction! Summary of eRumor: Senate Democrats have introduced a bill called the Americans with No Abilities Act, or ANNA, to provide benefits to Americans who “lack any real skills or am
Report circulating via social media claims that NASA has confirmed that the Earth will experience 15 days of darkness in November 2017. Another version claims that the supposed event will occur in June 2017. The post “NASA 15 Days of DarknessR
In announcing that the U.S. would withdraw from the Paris Agreement, a global accord aimed at addressing climate change, President Donald Trump made more than a few false and misleading claims: Trump said the U.S. would be exposed to “massive legal
Q: Did President Trump reinstate National Peace Officers Memorial Day? A: No. That claim was made in a fake news story that also falsely said the annual memorial for fallen officers was canceled by former President Obama. FULL QUESTION Did Trump rei
President Donald Trump announced that the United States will withdraw from the Paris accord on climate change. All but two countries signed the agreement. But Trump said the deal puts the United States at a disadvantage. "The United States wi
The violence unfolded as Muslim militants aligned with the Islamic State group fended off government forces in the southern city of Marawi.
Warnings About Tick-Transmitted Powassan Virus-Truth! Summary of eRumor: Warnings about Powassan Virus, a virus transmitted by ticks that can be deadly or cause permanent neurological symptoms, circulated as summer of 2017 began. The Truth: Powassa
Man Catches 13 Pound Bullfrog in Texas-Unproven! Summary of eRumor: A man caught a 13 pound bullfrog in a fishing hole while hunting on a ranch in Batesville, Texas. The Truth: A Texas state game official confirmed that photos purportedly showing a
The Truth-o-Meter says: True | Are Nicaragua and Syria the only countries not to sign Paris Agreement? Just a few hours before President Donald Trump was set to announce whether he will withdraw the United States from the Paris Agreement on climate
The following joke has circulated far and wide. I include it here simply because I have had a number of messages asking if the supposed address is real. The post The Best Address in England (Adult Joke) appeared first on Hoax-Slayer.
A meme cherry-picked one snapshot from a longer meeting where the United States president did use notes.
Vicky Cornell said on 1 June 2017 that she’s awaiting toxicology reports she hopes will clarify the circumstances around her husband’s apparent suicide.
There have been twists and turns over the past year in the saga of President Trump’s alleged ties to Russia and Russian influence on the 2016 presidential election to help Trump win. Yet one thing has remained consistent: Trump b
SCIENTISTS’ FEEDBACK SUMMARY In an op-ed published by CNN, US Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) argues for a US withdrawal from the Paris Agreement, an international agreement with the goal of reducing greenhouse gas emissions to limit global warming. S
E-mail screenshots touting boxes of Trump campaign merchandise were presumed by some readers to be either hoax or satire — but they're real.
The Truth-o-Meter says: Mostly False | Bernie Sanders inflates Trump tax plan benefits to billionaires Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., called President Donald Trump’s budget a massive transfer of wealth from working families, the elderly, childre
Campaigns on GoFundMe and other crowdfunding sites have raised more than $1 million on behalf of victims of the attack and their families.
Secret Service Investigating Kathy Griffin for Trump Beheading Photoshoot –Truth! Summary of eRumor: The Secret Service is investigating comedian Kathy Griffin for performing a mock beheading of President Trump and posing with a replica of Trum
President Trump Signs Executive Order Banning Impeachment –Fiction! Summary of eRumor: President Donald Trump is considering an executive order that would ban the impeachment of presidents going forward. The Truth: False reports that President