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Is it True Trump ‘Took Down ISIS’ While ‘Biden Took Down Dr Seuss and Mr Potato Head’?
  • 5 March 2021
Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee shared a meme with some far-fetched comparisons.
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Boston Public Schools Suspending Advanced Classes Because of Too Many White and Asian Students?
Are Boston Public Schools Suspending Advanced Classes Because of Too Many White and Asian Students?
  • 2 March 2021
A few headlines missed the mark on this story.
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Person, Human, Glasses
Did a Virginia Public School System ‘Cancel’ Dr. Seuss?
  • 28 February 2021
At this point, it is getting hard to tell what the term "cancel" actually means.
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Is US Government Requiring Pantyhose Worn Over Masks?
  • 26 February 2021
During the pandemic, more people are looking for ways to make their cloth masks more...
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Tiger, Mammal, Animal
Is This ‘Toyger Kitten’ Photo Real?
  • 25 February 2021
All the cuteness of a tiger in the ferocious package of a house cat.
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Did ‘Total Collapse’ in Wind and Solar Energy Leave Germans in Need of Coal-Fired Power?
  • 19 February 2021
The European nation is heralded as a leader in wind and solar energy production.
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Indoors, Drawing, Art
Does the Phrase ‘Blow Smoke Up Your Ass’ Come From ‘Tobacco Enemas’?
  • 18 February 2021
Let's get one thing out of the way — tobacco enemas were totally a thing.
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Machine, Engine, Motor
Were Frozen Wind Turbines in Texas a Major Factor in Power Outages?
  • 18 February 2021
Millions of Texans went without heat and electricity as February 2021 snow and an ill-prepared...
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Person, Human, Crowd
Did Biden, Ossoff, and Warnock Mislead Public With Promise of ‘$2000 Checks’?
  • 17 February 2021
The fact that $600 plus $1,400 equals $2,000 is relevant here.
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Person, Human, Face
Did Kamala Harris Bail Out ‘Violent Rioters’ During George Floyd Protests?
  • 16 February 2021
The claim appeared to stem from a June 2020 tweet from Harris.
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Sitting, Person, Human
Did Biden Block Giving Aid and Admittance to Vietnamese Refugees in 1975?
  • 16 February 2021
Donald Rumsfeld’s book about the Ford administration, “When the Center Held,” recounts an interaction with...
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Person, Human, Poster
Did Biden Set US ‘Back 50 Years’ on Energy Independence Progress?
  • 15 February 2021
It is true that 2019 was the first year since 1957 in which the U.S....
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