An odd image, but no sign of a massive conspiracy.
Beyond the Truth-O-Meter
Is Joe Arpaio's lawsuit challenging President Barack Obama's executive action on immigration costing taxpayer money?
Rep. Elijah Cummings got his facts wrong when he said "96 percent" of fatal police shootings were "white officers killing African Americans." His office told us he misspoke.
Can members of Congress retire and receive their full pay after serving one term?
No -- it's a particularly long-lived April Fools joke.
Bratton is correct that more than 100 police officers die while on duty every year. But attributing all 100-plus deaths to anger, hatred and violence directed at police is misleading.
Democrat Tom Wolf, who was elected governor in November, made education funding a key part of his campaign. He said the goal should be to get the state's share to 50 percent. To get a sense of what it would take to reach that goal, it helps to know the history of state funding in Pennsylvania and how much the state provides now. Wolf and his campaign have tried to frame the issue by citing numbers on education spending. We are fact-checking two of their statements
A flawed recitation of "new" taxes under Obamacare.
This is a complex issue, and certainly worth exploring. A big problem is that data is very fuzzy, which makes it susceptible to manipulation.
Is it correct that President Barack Obama invited Al Sharpton to the White House upwards of 85 times? And does that make Sharpton a “close advisor” of the president?
Was House Majority Whip Steve Scalise an honored speaker at a 2002 white supremacist convention in Metairie, La.?
Were two army captains forced to move their wedding in order to accommodate President Barack Obama's golf game?
Were Ferguson protests planned and organized by Communists, as proved by their identifiable and professionally printed signs?
Walmart has donated money to the National Action Network, an organization founded by the Rev. Al Sharpton, but has not giveb money to Sharpton directly to support an anti-police agenda.
Among the incorrect beliefs held with conviction, no matter the party: China holds more than 50 percent of the U.S. debt.
It’s the greatest hits list no one wants to appear on: our annual roundup of the most notorious fact checks of the year. We vetted dozens of bold claims this year about everything from the state’s poverty rate to city pothole repairs. Here’s a roundup of the 2014 claims most deserving of the Pinocchio treatment.
Search the phrase “every 28 hours” on Google, Twitter, Instagram or Facebook and thousands of messages will come up. But is it accurate?
Does Arizona's attorney-general-elect correctly characterize the demographic makeup of Arizona medical-marijuana cardholders?
Did an anti-gun group produc a public-service announcement that encouraged children to steal weapons from their parents?
In accounts from both sides of the aisle, recently-freed Alan Gross has been portrayed as a humanitarian simply trying to bring Internet access to Cuba's small Jewish community. But there's more to the story than that shorthand suggests.