Army Vet’s Live Suicide Video Prompts Call for Social Media Reform
  • 10 September 2020
A graphic video of Ronnie McNutt's death was streamed on Facebook and went viral across...
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Did Family of El Paso Baby Photographed With Trump Get Death Threats?
  • 13 August 2019
Internet harassment after a major news event is sadly not uncommon.
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Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria.
What Was the Actual Death Toll from Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico?
  • 28 August 2018
Puerto Rico officials originally set the hurricane's death toll at 64, but a more recent...
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South African Filmmaker Killed by Giraffe
  • 5 May 2018
Carlos Carvalho died after being head-butted by a giraffe while filming at a safari lodge.
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A pair of handcuffs on a keyboard.
Conspiracy Theorists Arrested for Harassing Sutherland Springs Church Have Been Released
  • 7 March 2018
Robert Ussery and Jodi Mann have been stalking mass shooting victims and survivors for months.
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Charlie Kelly, conspiracy theorist.
Conspiracy Theories About Mass and School Shootings, Explained
  • 21 February 2018
Why do the same sets of shooting conspiracy theories and tropes appear every time there...
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Stoneman Douglas High School sign.
Parkland High School Shooting Rumors, Hoaxes, and Conspiracy Theories
  • 15 February 2018
A number of unverified claims about the Parkland school shooting spread on social media in...
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Close-up of gun grips.
Did Politicians Tweeting ‘Thoughts and Prayers’ Receive Millions of Dollars from the NRA?
  • 15 February 2018
After a mass shooting at a Florida school, comedy writer Bess Kalb made a powerful...
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Twitter post of Jeff Denham, ".@maryaliceparks Front of the train heading to the Greenbrier" with photo of Amtrak train damage
Train Carrying Republican Lawmakers Collides With Garbage Truck
  • 31 January 2018
Injuries and at least one fatality are reported, but no passengers on the West Virginia-bound...
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The Dyatlov Pass Incident
  • 28 December 2017
Despite sixty years of speculation about the deaths of nine skiers in Russia's Ural Mountains...
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Pearl Harbor
Pearl Harbor Rumors Which Will Live in Infamy
  • 7 December 2017
A list of fact checks related to the 7 December 1941 bombing of Pearl Harbor...
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Crime scene tape
Multiple People Killed in Northern California Mass Shooting
  • 14 November 2017
Authorities in Rancho Tehama said the gunman was allegedly involved in "a domestic violence incident"...
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