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Omicron and other coronavirus variants: What you need to know

Americans, already weary of a nearly two-years-long pandemic, were dealt a new blow during the long Thanksgiving weekend with the announcement that a new...

PolitiFact: Climate change will not sink the central US in 30 years, as Facebook...

IF YOUR TIME IS SHORT The image was created by a blogger to see if the Mediterranean Sea could fit in the U.S. It...

PolitiFact: Why Roger Stone’s claim about ‘phantom voters’ in Florida is wrong

IF YOUR TIME IS SHORT Allies of former President Donald Trump formed Defend Florida to challenge the integrity of the state’s elections. The group...

PolitiFact: Tucker Carlson film falsely claims Jan. 6 is ‘pretext to strip millions’ of...

IF YOUR TIME IS SHORT The Justice Department is prosecuting Jan. 6 rioters on charges of entering restricted federal property, assaulting police officers, and other...

PolitiFact: Vaccines do not cause sudden infant death syndrome

IF YOUR TIME IS SHORT No evidence has established that vaccines cause SIDS. See the sources for this fact-check A viral image doesn’t mention COVID-19, but...

PolitiFact: Brian Laundrie’s remains confirmed by dental records, don’t belong to a twin

IF YOUR TIME IS SHORT There is no evidence that Brian Laundrie had a twin whose remains were discovered in a Florida park on...
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PolitiFact: No, this Baldwin quote in a news story about prop gun incident isn’t...

On Oct. 21, actor Alec Baldwin fired a prop gun on a movie set in New Mexico, killing the film’s cinematographer and injuring its...
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PolitiFact: No, Facebook isn’t changing its policies to ban ‘Let’s go Brandon’

As an NBC Sports reporter recently interviewed NASCAR driver Brandon Brown, she noted that the crowd could be heard chanting, "Let’s go, Brandon!" In reality,...
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PolitiFact: No evidence sex traffickers are using abandoned car seats to lure victims

IF YOUR TIME IS SHORT A Facebook user shared a photo of a child car seat and said it was left in a Walmart parking...

PolitiFact: Don’t fall for social media posts promising thousands in new stimulus money

A promotion dangling up to nearly $4,000 to American homeowners is spreading online, but it’s not real, so please don’t get your hopes up. "New...

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