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Were Inmates Abandoned at Orleans Parish Prison During Hurricane Katrina? Inmates at Orleans Parish Prison reported that they spent several days in flooded cells without...
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Is the Trump Administration Price Gouging Puerto Rico Evacuees and Seizing Passports? The Trump administration did not implement a Department of State policy that was widely rumored...
    False
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Did Physicist Michio Kaku Say HAARP Caused Irma and Harvey? A 2013 CBS video segment about weather modification was dishonestly reframed as a clip about...
    False
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Hurricane Irma Rumor FAQ Hurricane Irma has prompted the showering of social media with rumors, astonishing photographs, and other...
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Did Mexican Troops Aid the U.S. After Hurricane Katrina? As Hurricane Harvey hit Texas in 2017, so too did a rumor that Mexico sent...
    True
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Were Hurricane Katrina ‘Looting’ Photographs Captioned Differently Based on Race? News photographs alternately described subjects of different races as 'looting' or 'finding' supplies in the...
    True
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Blame Blanco Did Louisiana governor Kathleen Blanco decline a request to declare an emergency?
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Donkey Deaths Are more people killed by donkeys every year than in airplane crashes?
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Blonde Extinction Are natural blondes likely to be extinct within 200 years?
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Did a Disaster Survivor Give This Answer When Asked About Church Closures? Urban legends and jokes are often used as vehicles to pass along negative perceptions about...
    False
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Satellite View Does a photograph show a satellite view of the Hurricane Katrina?
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Condoleezza Rice Shops for Shoes Did Condoleezza Rice shop for expensive shoes during Hurricane Katrina?
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