A popular essay outlines the fates of the signers of the Declaration of Independence, but many of its details are inaccurate.
Beyond the Truth-O-Meter
Revisiting Clinton’s claim she used personal email out of ‘convenience,’ and it ‘was allowed’ by State Department
Clinton has continued to use some version of this talking point from her March 2015 news conference. But when you add up the details that have emerged, they are just not that credible and worthy of Three Pinocchios. It’s time to update the talking points.
Hillary Clinton's ad 'Quiet Moments' reflects getting children health coverage.
Claims that top Obama administration officials watched the Benghazi attack unfold in real-time but did nothing to intervene have been proved false.
Now that the last of the Benghazi reports have been issued, we look at some key public and private statements made by Hillary Clinton and others in the State Department following the 2012 attacks, which resulted in the loss of four Americans.
A photograph of Barack Obama taking the oath of office as President is frequently shared with the false claim that he was sworn in using a Quran.
His point is still problematic, but just shy of a total whopper.
A long-circulating photograph of a haggard-looking Hillary Clinton is an altered version of the original, and Clinton has not demanded it be erased from the Internet.
A one-second segment of an October 2015 video tweeted by Hillary Clinton was screencapped to suggest the candidate had donned a hijab for a new campaign ad.
It was changed under President George W. Bush.
The Cincinnati Enquirer dove into Trump's statements about unauthorized immigration in Ohio. Here's what we found.
Was Trump's take on the U.S. steel industry — that it has fallen victim to dumping, unfair trade pacts and self-serving politicians — accurate?
Looking at whether 18 states other than Arizona take the same approach to restricting who can legally return another voter's early ballot.
A political ad by a pro-Trump super PAC attacks Hillary Clinton over her response to women who made sexual allegations against her husband. How accurate is it?
Republican presumptive nominee Donald Trump touted his trade and economic plans in Monessan, Pennsylvania on Tuesday. NBC News fact-checked some of his claims.
A fake news article reported that Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump had promised to shut down the Library of Congress as a cost-saving measure.
Donald Trump laid out his plan for the economy, criticizing globalization and policies that promote free trade, in a speech in Monessen, Pa., on Tuesday. NPR's politics team has annotated Trump's speech. The portions we commented on are bolded, followed by analysis and fact check in italics.
Donald Trump laid out an economic future Tuesday that improbably resembles the past, declaring "it will be American steel" that once again builds gleaming skyscrapers and fortifies the bridges and American factories that broadly revive a manufacturing economy long gone. In Trump's nostalgia-tinted vision, the complex and diverse U.S. economy can be fixed by tariffs, factory jobs and forcing foreign partners back to the bargaining table. But to achieve it, he would have to reverse not only globalization, but automation, a changing workforce and other seismic shifts of a U.S. economy that has become more dependent on educated workers and the low prices made possible by international trade. A look at his arguments and how they compare with the facts.
Donald Trump repeatedly claims that Hillary Clinton is going to "raise your taxes very substantially." She’s not, unless you are among the top 10 percent of taxpayers.
Our goal is not to relitigate the matter, but to compile major findings from some of the most extensive reporting done on the issue.