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  • Published 22 August 2019
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Did This Picture Show U.S. Rep. Ilhan Omar in ‘Jihad Academy’?

A photograph of an unidentified woman was miscaptioned for political purposes.

Miscaptioned
Did ‘The Simpsons’ Predict Trump Would Try to Buy Greenland?

The future-predicting abilities of "The Simpsons" have been exaggerated over the years.

False
Does This Image Show a U.S. Census Form with Citizenship Question?

Citizenship is one of 72 questions on the American Community Survey (ACS), an annual sampling of 3.5 million households.

Miscaptioned
Was the Amazon Rainforest on Fire in August 2019?

As of this writing, portions of the Amazon rainforest reportedly were still burning.

Mostly True
Can a Fetus Send Its Own Stem Cells to Repair Its Mother’s Damaged Organs?

Genetically distinct fetal cells can remain in a mother’s body for decades after birth and can even incorporate themselves into her organs.

Mostly True
Liam Hemsworth Seeks to Divorce Miley Cyrus After 7 Months of Marriage

The 29-year-old Australian actor has filed for the dissolution of his marriage to the 26-year-old American pop star in Los Angeles Superior Court.

AP News
Planned Parenthood Seeks Cash After Bailing from US Program

Planned Parenthood clinics in several states are charging new fees, tapping financial reserves, intensifying fundraising and warning of more unintended pregnancies and sexually transmitted diseases.

AP News
Trump Signs Student Debt Forgiveness for Disabled Veterans

Trump ordered the Education Department to "eliminate every penny of federal student loan debt" owed by American veterans who are completely and permanently disabled.

AP News
Trump Revives Suggestion He’d End Birthright Citizenship

President Donald Trump said again he was looking "very seriously" at ending the right to citizenship for babies born to non-U.S. citizens on American soil.

AP News
Anti-Vaccine Activist Shoves California Lawmaker (Video)

An anti-vaccine activist has been cited in the assault of a California lawmaker who was pushed on a sidewalk near the Capitol.

AP News