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Did a City in Texas Require Harvey Aid Recipients to Promise Not to Boycott Israel?
  • 24 October 2017
The mayor of Dickinson, Texas, says a new state law requires that the city ask...
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Did the Red Cross Steal Donations in Texas, Empowered by an Obama-Era Executive Order?
  • 21 September 2017
A viral Facebook video contains false and unproven claims about the humanitarian organization's actions in...
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Were Houston Residents Warned to Use Gas Masks During Mosquito Spraying?
  • 21 September 2017
A warning video about the use of the insecticide naled in parts of Texas gets...
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Did Ben Carson Tell Hurricane Victims ‘Homelessness Is A Gift From Heaven’?
  • 19 September 2017
An image circulating online attributes an insensitive (and fabricated) quote to the Secretary of Housing...
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Floridians Can Obtain Food Stamp Benefits If Their Power Went Out During Hurricane Irma?
  • 23 October 2017
A series of Facebook rumors about food stamp benefits for post-Irma Florida residents have a...
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Can Hurricane Victims Delay Their Mortgage Payments?
  • 15 September 2017
Lenders Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae, as well as the federal government, have programs to...
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Did Floodwaters in Southeast Texas Test Positive for Several Diseases After Harvey?
  • 13 September 2017
There is no evidence to support a viral Facebook warning about certain cities, but the...
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Did the Red Cross Serve This Meal to Hurricane Victims?
  • 13 September 2017
A photograph purportedly showing a meal served by the Red Cross to victims of Hurricane...
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Red Cross Instructed to Throw Away Donated Supplies in Texas?
  • 18 September 2017
A viral video from Houston, Texas makes claims about the Red Cross' treatment of food...
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Did Jennifer Lawrence Say Hurricanes Are ‘Nature’s Wrath’ Against Trump?
  • 11 September 2017
Right-wing web sites misrepresented Lawrence's assertion that climate change is caused by human activity.
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Did Physicist Michio Kaku Say HAARP Caused Irma and Harvey?
  • 11 September 2017
A 2013 CBS video segment about weather modification was dishonestly reframed as a clip about...
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Did a 2005 Movie Feature Hurricanes Named Harvey and Irma?
  • 8 September 2017
An online conspiracy theory about government-created hurricanes gets even the most basic facts wrong.
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