ABC Cancels “Last Man Standing” Because of Tim Allen’s Conservative Views-Unproven! Summary of eRumor: ABC has canceled Tim Allen’s “Last Man Standing” because of the show’s conservative leanings and Allen̵
The Line: The Republican health care bill would throw 24 million people off the health insurance they have now. The Party: Democratic After the House passed a GOP health care bill to replace the Affordable Care Act, Democrats criticized the legislation
Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price and House Speaker Paul Ryan engaged in partisan spin in talking about the Republican health care bill. The American Health Care Act was passed by the House on May 4, and both Price and Ryan appeared on Sund
Q: Does the new GOP health care bill apply to members of Congress and their families? A: For procedural reasons, the bill passed by House Republicans exempted lawmakers from some of its effects. But a stand-alone bill passed unanimously would do away
Some cases of Bombay Sapphire gin were found to have 77 percent alcohol content due to improper dilution.
A TV ad from the Donald J. Trump for President campaign committee praises Trump’s first 100 days, but it stretches the facts on some of his accomplishments. The ad exaggerates the president’s record on job growth, giving Trump credit for jo
Summary President Donald Trump did a flurry of TV interviews and held a campaign-style rally to mark his first 100 days, and he left a trail of false, misleading and sometimes puzzling statements in his wake: Trump, who is seeking to renegotiate the N
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Summary Donald Trump — whom we crowned the “King of Whoppers” when he was a long-shot candidate in 2015 — has held true to form during his first 100 days as president of the United States. In his first hour as president, he pain
The beloved sci-fi and fantasy writer has chronic money woes due in part to an ongoing legal battle with his former manager, but he says he's in no danger of winding up on the streets.
President Donald Trump has said that what Canada has “done to our dairy farm workers is a disgrace” and that “dairy farmers in Wisconsin and upstate New York … are getting killed by NAFTA.” But that trade agreement isnR
Summary When the Environmental Protection Agency decided to not ban chlorpyrifos, an insecticide widely used in agriculture, both the EPA and its critics claimed “sound” or “solid” science supported their positions. Research does suggest chlorp
Summary In an interview with the Associated Press, President Donald Trump put some spin on what he has done — and hasn’t done — as he nears the completion of his first 100 days in office: Trump said he has not labeled China a curren
If you sell on Amazon, watch out for a fake "Action Required" email that claims that you have a balance due on your seller account. The post Fake ‘Action Required’ Email Phishes for Your Amazon Login Details appeared first on Hoax-Slayer.
A brand of frozen hash browns has been recalled due to "inadvertently harvested" fragments.
This week, CNN’s Jake Tapper explains why President Donald Trump was wrong to take credit for Toyota’s plan to invest over $1 billion in its largest manufacturing plant in Kentucky. Trump said, “Toyota just announced that it will inve
President Donald Trump blamed the Obama administration for allowing “bad MS 13 gangs to form in cities across U.S.” due to “weak illegal immigration policies.” The MS-13 gang was formed in Los Angeles in the 1980s and had spread
Maryland, Michigan and Arizona Allow Muslims Students to Pray in Schools-Truth! & Misleading! Summary of eRumor: Maryland, Michigan and Arizona allow Muslims students to pray during school — but not Christian students. The Truth: Muslim students
Q: Did Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson find over $500 billion in accounting errors while auditing HUD’s financial statements? A: No. The errors were discovered and published by HUD’s independent inspector general bef
Sen. Bill Cassidy of Louisiana said William Wilberforce, a late 18th century British politician, “pushed the sale of beer” to successfully combat “drunkenness related to gin” in England. But Wilberforce wasn’t even born un
Rep. Steve King wrongly suggested that “28 percent of the inmates in our federal penitentiaries” are immigrants in the country illegally. About 21 percent of federal inmates are non-U.S. citizens, but that includes immigrants who came to th
Susan Rice Unmasked Trump Transition Team, Leaked Information-Truth! & Fiction! & Unproven! Summary of eRumor: Former National Security Advisor Susan Rice requested that the identities of Trump transition team officials be unmasked in intelli
After politicians and bloggers claimed Sweden was facing rising crime due to asylum seekers, we sent our reporter to the country to investigate.
In seeking to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price has said “one out of every three physicians in this nation aren’t seeing Medicaid patients.” House Speaker Paul Ryan said “m
President Donald Trump’s promises to renegotiate trade deals and restrict immigration in order to put American workers first has become a point of concern for some along the northern border: Canadian nurses and Detroit hospitals. Henry Ford Healt
The father of a Florida woman said her homeowner's association ordered the removal of her Blue Lives Matter flag due to a complaint it was "racist."
Republicans repeatedly claim that Obamacare is in a “death spiral,” collapsing of its own weight. This is wishful thinking on their part, with little evidence to support it. Examples of the GOP line: “[T]he law is collapsing,”
President Donald Trump said that “many of our best and brightest are leaving the medical profession entirely because of Obamacare.” But the number of physicians has increased since 2010, when the Affordable Care Act became law. “We ha
The Truth-o-Meter says: Mostly True | Mostly True: Leahy claim on immigrant investment through EB-5 program Democratic Sen. Patrick Leahy has called out an immigrant investor program as flawed and running counter to its intended purposes. "The
Q: Is Louisiana losing a football field of land to the ocean every hour? A: Yes. Both natural processes and human activities contribute to the land loss, though humans are primarily to blame. FULL QUESTION Is Louisiana losing a football field of
Email purporting to be from Australian Internet Service provider BigPond claims that due to an "Internal Authentication Error" your account will be deleted and closed within 10 hours.
President Donald Trump says his agenda is all about “jobs, jobs, jobs.” But at a rally in Nashville, and a speech earlier the same day in Detroit, Trump made several misleading claims about jobs, and the effect he has had on them since taki
New HPV Virus Spread by Kissing, Kills Faster than AIDS-Fiction! Summary of eRumor: Reports have emerged claiming that a new form of HPV that spread by kissing, and it kills faster than AIDS. The Truth: There’s no medical or scientific proof to
Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price claimed that under the GOP health care plan, “I firmly believe that nobody will be worse off financially.” But there are plenty of reasons to doubt that. Price made the claim on NBC’s
A Facebook prank spread a rumor holding that the Cedar Point amusement park would not open in 2017 due to safety concerns.
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
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
The head of the Environmental Protection Agency told CNBC that he “would not agree” that “human activity,” or carbon dioxide emissions, is the “primary contributor” to global warming. But climate scientists say it
While correcting President Donald Trump’s tweet about Guantanamo Bay detainees who have returned to the battlefield, White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer incorrectly claimed that in contrast to the detainees transferred or released by the Obam
House Republicans released their replacement plan for the Affordable Care Act on March 6. How does the GOP’s American Health Care Act differ from the ACA? We look at the major provisions. Is there a requirement to have insurance or pay a