Arturo Garcia

Based out of California, Arturo Garcia worked in both print and television news before writing for online news outlets. With an AA in journalism from Southwestern College and a BA in Communications from San Diego State University, Arturo produced work published at The Raw Story, Racialicious, Alternet, and The Guardian prior to joining Snopes.com. Garcia is an avid Doctor Who fan eagerly awaiting delivery of his new TARDIS.

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Did a Mexican Researcher Develop a Potential Treatment for HPV?
  • 12 February 2019
Eva Ramón Gallegos and her team have been pursuing the use of photodynamic therapy for...
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Was a 7-Year-Old Boy Killed for Not Memorizing Bible Verses?
  • 4 February 2019
Reports on a grisly April 2018 death in Wisconsin noted that the victim was being...
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Did the U.S. Government Ship Plutonium to Nevada Without Telling Lawmakers?
  • 3 February 2019
State officials said that the U.S. Department of Energy misled them before the radioactive material...
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Were 15 Homeless People Found Frozen to Death in Chicago?
  • 30 January 2019
A picture of a Canadian man was repurposed online to prod social media users to...
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Did the RNC Block Challengers to Trump’s Re-Election?
  • 29 January 2019
The Republican National Committee passed a resolution supporting President Trump at a winter 2019 gathering...
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Yahoo! News Republished a Satirical Article from The Onion
  • 24 January 2019
An unusual cross-posting briefly blended satire with actual news.
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Did 23-Year-Old Ava Roberts Become the ‘Youngest Female African-American Doctor’?
  • 24 January 2019
Stories that are scant on important details are notoriously difficult to verify.
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Is Aeroméxico Offering ‘DNA Discounts’ for People Traveling to Mexico?
  • 21 January 2019
A commercial promoting an unusual offer from the Mexican airline gained the attention of news...
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Were Three Cats in Wyoming Diagnosed with Bubonic Plague?
  • 18 January 2019
Officials issued an advisory to residents after a spate of cases within a six-month period.
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Did a Landlord Tell Tenants That the Government Shutdown Could Cause Them to Be Evicted?
  • 18 January 2019
As a federal government shutdown ran on for weeks, concerns mounted over its effects on...
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Did Clemson’s Quarterback Say Their White House Meal Was ‘The Best We Ever Had’?
  • 15 January 2019
A graphic posted on Twitter used Trevor Lawrence's image to lash out at critics of...
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Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria.
Were U.S. Democratic Lawmakers ‘Partying’ in Puerto Rico During the Government Shutdown?
  • 15 January 2019
The outing was reportedly planned in order to highlight the territory's recovery efforts following Hurricane...
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