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Flags at Half-Staff After Chattanooga Shooting
NEWS: Some Americans were puzzled or dismayed by the White House's not lowering the U.S. flag to half-staff after the Chattanooga shootings.
Golden (Arches) Nugget
FACT CHECK: Was an Alabama McDonald's restaurant found to be using aborted fetuses to make Chicken McNuggets?
No Guns for Pensioners?
NEWS: President Obama is reportedly pushing to extend gun background checks to Social Security disability recipients.
FACT CHECK: Has Samuel Adams produced HeliYum, a helium-infused brand of beer??
Blake Shelton, Miranda Lambert Divorcing
NEWS: Country music couple Blake Shelton and Miranda Lambert have announced their pending divorce.
FACT CHECK: Did Costco remove a dinosaur cake from their online ordering system because a customer complained that it bore a hidden "demonic" symbol?
Obama Bans Military Uniforms?
FACT CHECK: Has President Obama banned the military from wearing uniforms at recruitment centers?
FACT CHECK: Did the actor who played Stuart Minkus on the show Boy Meets World become actress Chanel West Coast?
FACT CHECK: Were Despicable Me's "Minions" inspired by photographs of young Nazi poison gas test subjects?
FACT CHECK: Was a black biker deliberately run over after he tried to snatch a Confederate flag off a pickup truck?
President Obama Orders Flags Fly at Half-Staff
NEWS: President Obama has ordered U.S. flags be lowered to half-staff in honor of service members killed by a gunman in Chattanooga.
FACT CHECK: Were Confederate artifacts from the National Civil War Museum in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, destroyed after the museum closed?
Five Holistic Doctors Dead
NEWS: Alternative health sites have claimed that five (or six) "holistic health doctors" died under suspicious circumstances in June and July 2015.
Is It Real, or Is It Neighbelline? 2
FACT CHECK: Does a photograph show a horse bearing a horse-shaped marking on its shoulder?
FACT CHECK: Has FEMA warned Americans that a catastrophic natural disaster will devastate the Pacific Northwest in 2015?
Sly and the Family Dog
FACT CHECK: Was Sylvester Stallone so broke before he made
FACT CHECK: Did Aerosmith’s Steven Tyler defiantly offer a rendition of "Amazing Grace" after being told not to sing about Jesus?
FACT CHECK: Is McDonald’s offering a cough syrup-based drink called the McLean for a limited time?
Naught in the Dark
FACT CHECK: Has NASA confirmed that there will be 15 straight days of darkness in November 2015?
McDonald's Secret Menu
FACT CHECK: Did McDonald's confirm the existence of a secret menu, including the long-rumored "McGangbang" sandwich?
FACT CHECK: Is President Obama compiling a "secret race database" comprised of "sensitive personal data"?
Mutant Daisies. Or, How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Faciation
FACT CHECK: Does a photograph show a group of daisies that mutated due to radiation from the Fukushima nuclear power plant?
Fairfax Schools Controversy
FACT CHECK: Are Fairfax County schools adding mandatory sex ed curricula with topics such as oral and anal sex, incest, and bestiality?
FACT CHECK: Do Olive Garden restaurants donate money to Planned Parenthood?
FACT CHECK: Did President Obama change the Oath of Allegiance for naturalized citizens?
Undulated to Meet You
FACT CHECK: Does a photograph show a smiling baby undulate ray?
Green for Eid
FACT CHECK: Did President Obama order the Empire State Building to be illuminated green in celebration of Eid al-Fitr, the Muslim holiday that marks the end of Ramadan?
24 Cans of Red Bull
FACT CHECK: Does a video show a man suffering the deleterious effects of drinking 24 cans of Red Bull?
License to Jive
FACT CHECK: Has the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that no license is necessary to drive a car on public roads?
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