CNN host Chris Cuomo stirred up a tweetstorm when he exploded at a man who called him Fredo. Cuomo called it slur on Italian Americans. Language has more twists than that would suggest.
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.
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.
A tweet said the US has had 249 mass shootings this year, while Mexico had just three, and many other countries even fewer. Two problems: There's no standard defiintion of these events, and no hard data globally.
Candidates used their varying degrees on how to achieve universal coverage — whether through Medicare for All or more incremental steps — as a means to differentiate themselves from the field.
Robert Mueller appeared publicly to repeat findings from his report on Russian interference in the 2016 election and President Donald Trump’s reaction to the investigation.
In a North Carolina rally, President Donald Trump misled about statements by Ilhan Omar and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
Joe Biden says under his healthcare plan, people can keep the plans they have now. That sidesteps the ways that their plans could change.
Though the candidates tended to agree on the end goal of universal coverage, differences emerged over how to get there.
Only two candidates went all-in for single-payer.