Mobile Home Residents Hit with Soaring Rent After Hurricanes
  • 9 July 2019
Robeson County Affordable Housing Coalition, formed after Hurricane Florence, has asked local officials to take...
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Is This a Photograph of a Florida Airport Flooded During Hurricane Michael?
  • 11 October 2018
Some social media users recycled an old, digitally-edited photograph that misled viewers in October 2018.
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Are These Pictures of Pigs on a Farm Flooded by Hurricane Florence?
  • 17 September 2018
Photographs showing a group of pigs on a flooded farm are real, but they were...
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Weather Channel Reporter Braces in Storm That Leaves Others Unaffected
  • 15 September 2018
A video clip of a report captured during Hurricane Florence appeared to show some very...
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Did a Man Die from Shooting a Gun at Hurricane Florence?
  • 14 September 2018
A report that a Facebook event encouraging people to "shoot guns at Hurricane Florence" had...
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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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U.S. Gulf Coast Braces for Impact as Subtropical Storm Alberto Approaches
  • 27 May 2018
Alberto is the first named storm of the 2018 hurricane season, and has prompted residents...
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Did an Exorcism Save a House from Destruction During a Hurricane?
  • 3 May 2018
A viral meme fabricated supernatural involvement in an already remarkable hurricane survival story.
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Video still of girl clinging to screen door blowing open from wind
Does This Photograph Show a Little Girl Desperately Clinging to a Screen Door During a Hurricane?
  • 16 October 2017
A video showing a little girl hanging on to a door on a windy day...
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Did Trump Administration Refuse Puerto Rico’s Request to Allow Food Stamps to be Used for Hot Meals?
  • 5 October 2017
The Department of Agriculture agreed to waive the usual "hot food" ban for food stamps...
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Did Puerto Rico’s Teamsters Union Go on Strike During Hurricane Maria Relief Efforts?
  • 2 October 2017
Reports that truck drivers are on strike in Puerto Rico are false -- Teamsters have...
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Are the Spires on Disney World’s Cinderella Castle Removable in Case of Hurricane?
  • 2 October 2017
An old but still thriving urban legend about Walt Disney World in Florida holds that...
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