Subscribe: New Urban Legends
http://www.snopes.com/info/whatsnew.rss
Preview: New Urban Legends

Snopes.com



The definitive fact-checking site and reference source for urban legends, folklore, myths, rumors, and misinformation.



Last Build Date: Tue, 12 Dec 2017 15:41:13 +0000

 



Trump Says Accusations of Sexual Misconduct ‘Fabricated’

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 12:57:57 +0000

President Donald Trump said he's the target of "false accusations and fabricated stories of women who I don't know and/or have never met."



City Official: San Francisco Mayor Edwin Lee Dead at 65

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 12:51:16 +0000

The San Francisco Chronicle reported that Lee died early Tuesday, 12 December 2017. He was 65.



Yes, Sylvia Thompson Really Is a Black, Conservative, Female Writer

Tue, 12 Dec 2017 01:23:29 +0000

The pronouncements of a right-wing, African-American columnist are "too good to be true," for some. But they are authentic.



Is George Soros ‘Grooming’ a Pro-Muslim Brotherhood Gubernatorial Candidate in Michigan?

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 23:24:52 +0000

Abdul El-Sayed's platform actually puts him in opposition to the beliefs espoused by the Muslim Brotherhood.



Were Jewish Democrats Banned from White House Hanukkah Party?

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 22:00:35 +0000

Only two Jewish members of Congress, both Republicans, received invitations to the Trump White House's first Hanukkah celebration.



Pentagon to Allow Transgender People to Enlist in the Military

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 20:22:04 +0000

The move comes after two federal courts have ruled against President Trump's proposal to ban transgender troops.



Is This ‘Invisibility Cloak’ Video Real?

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 19:55:00 +0000

Footage purportedly showing an "invisibility cloak" was created with digital video editing software.



Is ‘Abortion Doping’ a Real Practice?

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 19:27:44 +0000

Claims that athletes intentionally conceive and terminate a pregnancy for performance enhancement have murky origins in Cold War politics.



Was an Elderly Man Sentenced to Death for Killing a Muslim in Self-Defense?

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 17:32:32 +0000

A "satirical" web site publishes yet another cynical and provocative story.



Were Black and LGBT Reporters Banned from the White House Christmas Party Guest List?

Sun, 10 Dec 2017 21:48:28 +0000

The only White House reporter from an LGBT news organization, as well as a prominent African-American White House correspondent, did not receive invitations this year.