Democrats debated in Houston on the campus of Texas Southern University on Sept. 12, 2019.
As Dorian moves its way toward Florida, we review the flood of misinformation about hurricanes and tropical storms.
Hoaxes aimed at flaming fears of more mass shootings have been shared far and wide on social media.
The details of Jeffrey Epstein’s apparent suicide have yet to come into full view, but that did nothing to stem the tide of misinformation coursing through social media channels.
As of now, there is no evidence to suggest foul play in Epstein’s death, much less that it was coordinated by a former president.
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.
False flag conspiracies have been spread after nearly every mass shooting in recent memory.
Stories show two photos of same suspect.
In the hours after the shootings, hoaxes and rumors started spreading on social media platforms.
As rumors swirled about the suspects linked to mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton, some articles claimed that police in other cities had prevented similar attacks.