Democrats debated in Houston on the campus of Texas Southern University on Sept. 12, 2019.
A Facebook post rattles off eight accusations against President Donald Trump and his comments around the 9/11 attacks.
A TV news report about Bahamians without visas being asked to leave a U.S.-bound ferry prompted attacks on the Trump administration. But Customs and Border Protection said that it never ordered anyone off the boat.
As Hurricane Dorian approached, Trump said that Alabama would likely be hit and that he wasn’t sure he had heard of a Cat 5. The exaggerations were easily avoidable.
As Dorian moves its way toward Florida, we review the flood of misinformation about hurricanes and tropical storms.
A myth has persisted for decades that the United States could slow down hurricanes with nuclear bombs. President Donald Trump denied a report, based on anonymous sources, that he wanted to employ that strategy.
A video by Joe Biden said that Trump broke promises on gun safety reform and focuses on his statements about gun background checks following mass shootings.
On the campaign trail, Sen. Cory Booker often name-drops his Newark, N.J., neighborhood, noting that he "lives in a community that is below the poverty line." Pete Buttigieg, now mayor of South Bend where he grew up, has touted his "middle-class lifestyle, in a middle-class neighborhood." Sen. Elizabeth Warren, a Boston-area transplant, claims family roots in the Oklahoma plains.
Florida’s attorney general says ban on military-style weapons would cover far more guns than what proponents call assault weapons. Here’s what we learned about it.
In the days since the mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton, we’ve heard a lot from people seeking to shape the gun debate with their own theories, facts and figures. With so much going on, it might be hard to keep all of it straight. We recapped our fact-checking of politicians, pundits and social media here.