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Two viral social media posts described a terrifying, life-threatening ordeal for a woman leaving Florida's Tampa International Airport. [Read More]
A viral Facebook post gave readers advice on how to avoid having their credit card details stolen while refueling. [Read More]
Comments made by Republican State Rep. Justin Humphrey in February 2017 re-emerged online two years later. [Read More]
A notorious producer of junk news attempted to make hay during Week 3 of the 2018 NFL season. [Read More]
The incident at a Hialeah drive-thru formed the basis of a viral Facebook video. [Read More]
In August 2018, the U.S. Senate confirmed Tara Sweeney's appointment as Assistant Secretary for Indian Affairs. [Read More]
Right-wing web sites concocted a cynical (and grossly inaccurate) conspiracy theory about a woman who has accused Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault. [Read More]
A report that a Facebook event encouraging people to "shoot guns at Hurricane Florence" had caused the storm's first fatality was junk news. [Read More]
The police union's president called Colin Kaepernick a "shallow dilettante" who disrespected the American flag in a letter to Nike's CEO. [Read More]
An NRA television segment hosted by Dana Loesch caused controversy in September 2018. [Read More]
A disreputable web site chose to over-simplify and sensationalize a real homily delivered by the pope in September 2018. [Read More]
Barbara Res, who oversaw construction of the Trump Tower and is now a vocal critic of the president, recounted the alleged incident in a September... [Read More]
A bogus quotation added to the widely-held, and possibly mistaken, belief that the 45th president has an aversion to canine creatures. [Read More]
A meme used mostly accurate stats to draw a somewhat questionable link between the duration of academy training and the use of deadly force by... [Read More]
Gregory Salcido, who is also a City Council member in Pico Rivera, was caught on video making a series of controversial remarks about the armed... [Read More]
A widely-shared meme fabricated a statement by the singer and actor, who is a fervent opponent of the 45th president. [Read More]
Critics of Colin Kaepernick's endorsement deal with Nike shared viral claims about the pay and conditions of the company's factory workers. [Read More]
Taya Kyle wrote on Facebook that the ad campaign's message of "sacrificing everything" was "insulting to those who really have sacrificed everything." [Read More]
Viral social media posts exaggerated the impact of the actor's much-lauded efforts to end child exploitation. [Read More]
The actor has apologized for saying Donald Trump's 12-year-old son should be put in "a cage with pedophiles" as a protest against the president's immigration... [Read More]