President Donald Trump is wrong on two fronts when he claims that the RAISE Act “prevents … new immigrants from collecting welfare.” “They’re not going to come in and just immediately go and collect welfare. That doesn’t
“Poor” Maxine Waters’ $4.5 Million Los Angeles Mansion Raises Questions-Misleading! Summary of eRumor: Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-CA) owns a $4.5 million Los Angeles mansion despite being an advocate for the poor and representing
A viral Facebook post claimed that a woman was gravely sickened by flesh-eating bacteria in Myrtle Beach.
Q: Did Kim Kardashian, Kanye West and Rihanna say they feel “unsafe” under President Donald Trump, and “can’t even look at an American flag anymore”? A: No. Those are altered versions of statements made by singer Lana Del
New York Times spokeswoman Danielle Rhoades Ha said on 23 July 2017 that she requested an "on-air apology and tweet."
A photograph of the president posing with a brunette woman doesn't depict Kremlin-linked attorney Natalia Veselnitskaya.
The BBC has announced that Jodie Whittaker is the next star of the long-running science fiction TV series "Doctor Who," set to become the first woman to take the leading title role.
We now know that Donald Trump Jr., during the presidential campaign, met with a Russian lawyer offering information that was “part of Russia and its government’s support for Mr. Trump.” And we now know that the president’s eldest son was l
The Truth-o-Meter says: False | Has Donald Trump never 'promoted or encouraged violence,' as Sarah Huckabee Sanders said? Has President Donald Trump promoted violence? At a White House briefing, White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders answer
President Donald Trump is once again grossly exaggerating the success of his efforts to deport members of the MS-13, a gang founded by El Salvadoran immigrants. This time he claims that his administration has removed “pretty much” half of the gang
The 2020 presidential campaign is more than 1,200 days away, but President Donald Trump held yet another Make America Great Again rally — this time in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. And, as he did in past campaign speeches, Trump spoke for a long time and r
An 1898 photograph of a woman named Julia Richardson was mistaken for a photograph of a 1980s tennis player with a similar name.
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi cites research from two partisan groups to claim that the Republican health care bill would result in the loss of 1.8 million jobs by 2022. But a recent independent study put the expected job loss at 413,000 by that y
Opponents of the Republican House health care bill are claiming its provisions on preexisting conditions reach further than they actually do. A TV ad from AARP says “insurers can charge thousands more” for preexisting conditions under the
Muslim Invasion: Email Claims UK Overrun by Muslim Minority-Mostly Fiction! Summary of eRumor: A forwarded email with the subject line, “How the British Have Passively Succumbed to the Muslim Invasion,” argues that the country’s numbe
“Was this attack evidence of how vicious American politics has become? Probably. In 2011, Jared Lee Loughner opened fire in a supermarket parking lot, grievously wounding Representative Gabby Giffords and killing six people, including a 9
A photograph that supposedly shows a young Nancy Pelosi as 'Miss Lube Rack' of 1959 is actually a picture of a different woman.
“99% of sexually active women have used birth control in their lifetime. Our lawmakers must hear from us. We won’t allow an extreme anti-woman agenda to undermine birth control access.” — Planned Parenthood Action Fund,
A woman's warning about a man who gave her a "bad feeling" at a Walmart in Coon Rapids, Minnesota probably had nothing to do with human trafficking.
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
Authorities say a Utah woman pulled two of her son's teeth in a Walmart restroom.
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
An account parodying the Congresswoman sent the tweet in response to President Donald Trump's decision to pull out of the Paris climate accord.
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
A hoax article appeared to report that a man from Katy, Texas hired a prostitute and was subsequently shocked to learn the woman was his wife.
Ariana Grande Said She Hates America, Disrespects Flag- Truth! & Fiction! Summary of eRumor: Singer Ariana Grande has said that she hates Americans and can be seen disrespecting the American flag in a picture. The Truth: Ariana Grande was caught
Dropping the Hammer on James Comey- Commentary! Summary of eRumor: A commentary titled “Dropping the Hammer on Comey” has appeared in forwarded emails and on social media. The Truth: The widely circulated “Dropping the Hammer on Co
A disturbing video purportedly showing two men lynching a black woman is not related to the death of Kendra Shanice Reid.
Q: Are sexual assault and rape preexisting conditions under the GOP health bill? A: No. The bill doesn’t identify any preexisting conditions, and it says insurers can’t deny coverage to individuals who have them. But insurers could charge mor
Why did President Donald Trump fire FBI Director James Comey? The president and top administration officials have offered contradictory accounts in recent days: The official White House statement on May 9 said Trump “acted based on the clear rec
Democrats have stressed that the GOP’s American Health Care Act would increase health insurance premiums, while Republicans have said it would lower them, both citing the Congressional Budget Office. Which is it? A little of both. Rep. Steny Hoye
The fitness guru has sued the National Enquirer, its online outlet, and its parent company over stories that claimed he is living as a transgender woman.
Blue Whale Suicide Challenge Behind Rash of Teen Deaths-Unproven! Summary of eRumor: An app called “Blue Whale” subjects users to a suicide challenge that claimed the life of at least 130 teen suicides in Russia over a short period of time,
Saudi Arabia Censor Angela Merkel’s Hair on Television-Fiction! Summary of eRumor: A state television station in Saudi Arabia censored the uncovered hair of Angela Merkel during a report about the German chancellor’s visit to the country. T
Message that circulates via email and social media claims that a woman died after catching Leptospirosis from dried rat urine on the lid of a soda can. The post Leptospirosis Death Warning Hoax – Rat Urine on Soda Can Top appeared first on Hoax-S
The Truth-o-Meter says: Mostly True | Ivanka Trump, in new book, says women are primary earners in 40% of households Despite the large number of women in the American workforce, society still treats them as an "anomaly," first daughter Iv
Prayer Requests for Dakota, Boy Airlifted with Repeated Seizures –Unproven! Summary of eRumor: Prayer requests for a boy named Dakota who was suffering from continuous seizures and was airlifted to a hospital in Dallas made the rounds on soci
After Hit-and-Run, Sarah Palin Emerges from Coma, Identifies Attackers-Fiction! Summary of eRumor: Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin was in a coma after a hit-and-run, and she later emerged from the coma to identify her attackers. The Truth: False repor
Rep. Maxine Waters Paid Her Daughter $750,000 to Send Campaign Mailers-Mostly Truth! & Outdated! Summary of eRumor: U.S. Rep. Maxine Waters has paid her daughter, Karen Waters, about $750,000 to send campaign mailers on behalf of the Cit
A fake news item about a woman's death while taking an "alligator selfie" was mistaken for legitimate reporting.