Was the Mayor of San Juan Arrested for Misuse of Disaster Funds?
  • 20 September 2018
Junk news sites reported that a "Puerto Rico mayor" was arrested on fraud charges and...
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Did Sweden Ban Mandatory Vaccinations for Children in 2017?
  • 13 March 2018
Spurious blogs and "alternative health" purveyors tried to misrepresent the country's already-voluntary vaccination program.
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Did President Nixon Hide Proof of Alien Life in a Time Capsule?
  • 23 March 2018
A shadowy Watergate-era figure who claims he had personal access to Richard Nixon says the...
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Did Ditching Common Core Cause a Florida School’s Test Results to Improve?
  • 20 March 2018
Articles criticizing the Common Core curriculum draw causal connections where none exist.
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Did Pope Francis Forgive 4,444 Pedophile Priests in Australia?
  • 6 March 2018
A recent fake news item sought to distort the results of an inquiry into sexual...
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Did Barack Obama Announce a Bid to Become UN Secretary General?
  • 25 February 2018
President Obama hasn't announced he's seeking an international position he likely couldn't obtain in any...
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Did Melania Trump Hire an Exorcist to Cleanse the White House of Obama ‘Demons’?
  • 22 February 2018
According to the first lady's spokesperson, widely shared reports that she demanded a White House...
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Did a Judge Cut a Pedophile’s Prison Term Because He Claimed a 3-Year-Old ‘Asked’ to Be Raped?
  • 12 February 2018
A scurrilous fake news site took a controversial court case and added a fabricated element...
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Was Rihanna Banned From Senegal For Being Part of the ‘Illuminati’?
  • 5 February 2018
For once, a notorious purveyor of fake news gets some details right, but gets the...
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Did a Train Carrying GOP Congressmen Crash Due to a ‘Deep State’ Plot? No evidence validates claims of foul play in a train crash involving Republican members of...
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Did Justin Timberlake Say ‘Mandatory Vaccination Schedules Are Un-American’? Some people actually believe in the medical misinformation they peddle; others shamelessly risk the public...
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Did Trump Tell George Soros to ‘Go to Hell’ at Davos?
  • 30 January 2018
A well-known purveyor of fake news spread the fabricated claim that President Trump called out...
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