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Marta Cerava is a fellow at PolitiFact. She is a journalist from Latvia.

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Tuberculosis: A PolitiFact Sheet

Tuberculosis is second only to HIV/AIDS as the world's leading infectious disease threat. Nearly all the deaths are in low and middle-income countries and there's a growing risk from drug-resistant strains.

A list of the veterans groups Donald Trump says he donated to

At a contentious press conference, Donald Trump released the list of veterans groups that he and supporters raised money for earlier this year. We looked at the size and ratings of the charity groups. 

Malaria: A PolitiFact sheet

Malaria killed over 400,000 people last year -- most of them were children. President Barack Obama singled out this disease in his 2016 State of the Union Address, saying American leadership could make a huge difference.

Fact-checking a $15 minimum wage

Just two and a half years ago, President Barack Obama was proposing a $9 minimum wage. Now the cutting-edge Democratic proposal is $15. How did this happen, and what does it mean?