Thu, 08 Dec 2016 10:24:15 -0800In an interview, Pope Francis decried the spread of false information as sinful — but he didn't condemn "fake news" specifically.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 17:46:13 -0800Social media users claimed that representatives told them it the company has no opinion about racism, but the company says otherwise.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 17:39:32 -0800A chemical isolated from an obscure Australian berry has shown potential as a tumor-killing agent, and clinical trials are underway for its use in animals and humans.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 17:34:56 -0800Ben Carson didn't say abortion created "baby ghosts" which haunted hospitals, stealing medical supplies and causing healthcare costs to skyrocket.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 17:14:47 -0800The fast food chain couldn't help but cluck over its unusual contest giveaway.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 17:12:27 -0800Despite social media outrage, the "Fisher Price Happy Hour Playset" is not real.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 17:03:48 -0800A parody Twitter account attributed to Morton County Sheriff Kyle Kirchmeier contained a number of satirical (and outrageous) tweets about the Dakota Access pipeline protests.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 16:19:55 -0800Trump’s transition team announced that Scott Pruitt has been tapped to lead the EPA, an agency which, in his position as Oklahoma Attorney General, he has sued many times.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 15:58:12 -0800Was the nationality of Kato, the Green Hornet's valet, abruptly changed after the beginning of World War II?
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 15:38:27 -0800The study is sound, but its aim was to investigate correlation, not causation.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 15:05:08 -0800While the Muslim Student Association at the University of Wisconsin-Madison held a "'Hijabi for a Day" event during Islam Appreciation Week, the school did not "force" students to wear hijabs.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 13:04:52 -0800Comments made by Josh Earnest about diplomatic relations with Japan around the 2016 anniversary of Pearl Harbor did not include a directive that veterans should "get over it."
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 11:28:23 -0800Two weeks before the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor in 1941, strange ads appeared for a game of chance called "The Deadly Double," which, some theorized later, was a coded warning.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 11:23:20 -0800While Hillary Clinton's portrait was surrounded by Christmas decorations in 2016, this painting has been at the White House (and decorated each year) since 2004.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 11:21:25 -0800A number of articles inaccurately claimed United Airlines would begin charging passengers for the use of overhead bins on flights.
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 18:26:59 -0800On the heels of a victory for pipeline demonstrators, a blizzard caused road closures and inches of snow.
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 15:15:39 -0800Carmen Fariña said anti-immigrant and anti-Muslim harassment was not "as rampant as people were saying."
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 14:52:55 -0800The United States sought to force the film director to return to the country for sentencing in his 1977 conviction.
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 14:28:57 -0800After a high-profile negotiation with Carrier, rumors appeared that President-elect Trump owned a stake in (or all of) the company.
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 12:59:09 -0800No evidence supports the long-standing claim that Native Americans were recruited by the military for service during the Vietnam war, or that their heightened abilities stemmed from their long hair.
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 12:33:00 -0800A viral video showing a man hitting the marsupial has sparked calls for him to be fired from his position as a zookeeper.
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 12:17:55 -0800A speculative article held that the iconic fragrance Chanel No. 5 could be discontinued "for a very strange reason."
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 11:32:50 -0800Yet again, images of the genuinely tragic Ghouta chemical attack of 2013 were repurposed, this time alongside a tale of child organ trafficking in Thailand.
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 07:43:04 -0800Shortly after the Army Corps of Engineers denied Energy Transfer Partners a Dakota Access Pipeline easement, rumors circulated claiming the company would continue construction and incur a daily fine.
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 21:36:10 -0800A criminal investigation has been opened into the blaze at the "Ghost Ship" building.