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Are the Trumps Looting the White House? A photograph of someone carrying a bust of Abraham Lincoln out of the White House...
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Did Marine Corps Tell Pelosi, ‘We Don’t Work For You’? Security arrangements for U.S. President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration were under scrutiny following the violent Capitol...
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Did a Conservative News Site Admit Its Voter-Fraud Claims Were False? American Thinker joined the likes of Newsmax in issuing a correction to various claims it...
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Did 23 People In Norway Die After Receiving COVID Vaccine? A death following vaccination is not necessarily evidence that the vaccination caused the death.
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Did Members of Congress Provide ‘Reconnaissance Tours’ Before Capitol Riots? New Jersey Representative Mikie Sherrill made the assertion on a Facebook Live broadcast and has...
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Did a ‘Convicted Terrorist’ Sit on the Board of a BLM Funding Body? The past crimes of Susan Rosenberg reemerged in the summer of 2020, amid a new...
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Was ‘I Am Legend’ Set in 2021? And was the "zombie outbreak" caused by a vaccine?
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Is Martial Law ‘Imminent’ Before Biden’s Inauguration? Seems odd that a pastor in rural Texas would be the first to get the...
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Were Panic Buttons Removed From Democratic Lawmaker’s Office Prior to Insurrection? The circumstances under which the buttons were allegedly "torn out" of U.S. Rep. Ayanna Pressley's...
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Is This ‘I’m Sorry I’m Late. I Had a Lot To Learn’ Protest Sign Real? The Black Lives Matter supporter told us: "I hope it lets people know that it's...
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Did Pelosi ‘Remove’ Gender-Specific Words from Use in the House of Representatives? Right-leaning observers and commentators reacted angrily to proposals made by the Democratic House Speaker in...
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Does Jade Sacker Work for CNN? Another round of misinformation attempted to shift blame for the Capitol riot.
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Were Empty PS5 Boxes Sold on eBay for Thousands of Dollars? A truly out-of-the-box idea.
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Did Man at Capitol Riot Die After Accidentally Tasing Himself? Five persons died in conjunction with the Capitol riot, but some reports surrounding their deaths...
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Did CNN Issue Correction That Ted Cruz’s ‘QAnon Pin’ Was Actually a Doritos Chip? Beware tweeted screenshots traveling without links.
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Does ‘Helltown’ Film Document Weird Happenings in Abandoned Ohio Town? The Travel Channel's "Helltown" definitely includes a whole lot of fiction.
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Did Ben Shapiro Say ‘Every Regular Human’ Owns Zip Ties After US Capitol Riot? Some members of the mob that attacked the Capitol were spotted wielding plastic zip cuffs.
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Did Rep. Boebert Tweet About Speaker Pelosi’s Location During Capitol Riot? As rioters broke into the U.S. Capitol. Boebert tweeted: "The Speaker has been removed from...
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Did The Weeknd Get Plastic Surgery? The artist's "Save Your Tears" music video got people asking questions.
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Is “Baron Trump’s Marvelous Underground Journey” a Real Book from the 1890s? Two books from the 1890s contain seemingly eerie connections to modern-day politics.
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Did Ulysses S. Grant Predict This About the Next Civil War? "Let us begin by guarding against every enemy threatening the perpetuity of free republican institutions,"...
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Did Clarence Thomas’ Wife Ginni Sponsor 80 Buses to Capitol Riots? The wife of the Supreme Court justice has been a vocal activist for fringe right-wing...
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Did an Op-Ed Call CNN Anchor Don Lemon ‘Openly Black’? A routine review of content labeled satire.
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Did Clint Eastwood Say, ‘I Love When People Call Trump Stupid’? Attaching a celebrity's name to a piece of text is one way to help it...
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Is the Donald J. Trump State Park in New York Real? Somewhere in upstate New York, gigantic signs advertise this park.
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Was a ‘Trump Does the Unthinkable’ Op-Ed Written by Liz Crokin? An opinion piece by Liz Crokin supposedly recounting the various good deeds Trump performed before...
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Did President Trump’s Awarding of a Purple Heart to a Wounded Vet Go Unreported by News Media? Some social media users turned a private moment between Trump and a veteran into accusations...
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Did Trump Tell Supporters to Storm US Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021? Here's what the president said hours before right-wing extremists breached the Capitol.
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Did Senator Richard Blumenthal Misrepresent His Military Service? The Connecticut Democrat admitted making false and misleading claims about his military service record but...
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Is a Testicular Blow Exponentially More Painful Than Childbirth? There are no real winners in this contest.
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Was ‘TRUMP’ Carved into a Florida Manatee’s Back? Harassing a manatee comes with a price tag of up to $100,000 if convicted.
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Was ‘America’s Frontline Doctor’ Simone Gold at US Capitol Attack? Readers may remember Gold from the notorious "White Coat Summit" of 2020.
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Did Lindsey Graham Meet a Proud Boys Organizer Before Capitol Attack? After the Jan. 6 assault on the Capitol, social media users highlighted a photograph of...
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No, China Isn’t Amassing Troops in Canada To Invade the US Stories promoting xenophobic, fearmongering claims about Chinese troops in Canada are unfounded.
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Did Bill Gates Brief the CIA in 2005 About a Mind-Altering Vaccine? A years-old hoax recirculated in 2020 — this time with Gates' name attached to it.
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Did NPR Publish Article Describing Capitol Riot Before It Happened? The original headline went through at least two updates as the story developed.
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Is Harvard Considering Revoking Trump Allies’ Degrees? The list of alumni include White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany and Texas Sen. Ted...
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Did a Woman Get Fired After Donating a Kidney on Her Boss’ Behalf? A lawsuit over the incident, which continues to provoke outrage on the internet to this...
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Are These Screenshots About Armie Hammer’s ‘Cannibal’ Lifestyle Real? The actor’s purported sexual kinks set the internet aflame.
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Was an Engagement Ring Hidden in a Necklace for 2 Years? Viral content websites twisted the truth about a very real love story involving a necklace,...
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Is This Viral List of ‘Four Things You Didn’t Know About Martin Luther King, Jr.’ True? You probably didn't know most of them because they're not true.
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Do Multiple Starbucks Employees Listen in on Drive-Thru Orders? TikTok video commenters expressed surprise and anxiety over the reality of visiting a drive-thru.
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Did MLK Say ‘Our Lives Begin to End the Day We Become Silent’? An oft-quoted statement attributed to Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. appears to have been paraphrased...
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Did David Muir ‘Reveal His Partner’ and Pose Shirtless? An online advertisement featured a shirtless picture of ABC News anchor David Muir and claimed...
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Did Consumers Sue Over Alleged Hair Loss Ingredient in TRESemmé Shampoo? A viral Facebook post, and online articles, reported a potentially significant class action lawsuit against...
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Was ‘Fort Blunder’ Built on the Wrong Side of the Border? After construction, it was decided that it would be easier to move the border than...
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Was Trump at Cheyenne Mountain Military Base Looking at ‘Evidence’ From Pelosi’s Stolen Laptop? Claims that Trump viewed "evidence" on the laptop quickly went viral.
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RapeX, the South African Anti-Rape Condom A prototype anti-rape device was fashioned as a female condom with teeth lining the inside.
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Michigan Lockdown Protesters at DC Riot Are in Denial About Its Cause You may remember some of these organizers from the anti-COVID-lockdown “Operation Gridlock” protests in Michigan...
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Did Walmart Employees Hide a PS5 Stash for Themselves? Videos posted to TikTok purportedly showed a "stash" of PlayStation 5 video game consoles hidden...
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