Articles from May, 2016

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.

Africa Check debunks HIV stat

Zimbabwe Today vastly inflated how many African girls 15-24 are HIV+. New! See our fact-checks about Zika

Paul Manafort, Donald Trump’s top adviser, and his ties to pro-Russian politicians in Ukraine

Paul Manafort, the adviser hired by Donald Trump to add stability and institutional know-how to Trump’s often scattershot presidential campaign, has long and deep reported ties to pro-Russian politicians in Ukraine. With the help of a visiting Ukranian journalist, we explore Manafort's connections to the Eastern European country.