Fact Checks

Rumors and questionable claims we have researched recently.

georgia voting line food water
Would Georgia Bill Outlaw Giving Food, Water to Voters Waiting in Line? Some people allege that so-called "line warming" may be a form of voter intimidation.
    True
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melania trump first lady
Was Melania Trump Not Invited to First Lady Summit at Camp David? A routine review of content labeled satire.
    Labeled Satire
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are tomatoes fruit or vegetable
Are Tomatoes Fruits or Vegetables? Nutritionists and legal analysts have different answers.
    Mixture
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was hillary clinton arrested
Did Navy SEALs Arrest Hillary Clinton? A post claimed Navy SEALs broke into the former secretary of state's home and tranquilized...
    False
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Clothing, Apparel, Face
Was the Mid-Atlantic Accent Used Because of Early Microphone Quality? The acquired accent was a short-lived fixture of American society.
    Unproven
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drones playing volleyball
Are These Drones Playing Volleyball? Apparently even drone pilots were getting a little bored during quarantine.
    False
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Anaconda, Reptile, Animal
Does Video Show a 10-Meter-Long Anaconda? The anaconda is one of the largest snakes in the world.
    False
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eggs shouldnt be refrigerated dr health magazine refrigerator salmonella fda
Should US Eggs Not Be Refrigerated? Dr. Health Magazine website advertised a picture of eggs in a refrigerator overlaid with a...
    False
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Glasses, Accessories, Accessory
Did Kyrsten Sinema Bring Cake to the Senate and Vote Against Raising Minimum Wage? Some compared her to the last queen of France before the French Revolution.
    Mixture
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waiters bartenders jobs
Were Most Jobs Added in February 2021 ‘Waiters and Bartenders’? Some online observers critical of U.S. President Joe Biden sought to undercut a broadly positive...
    Mostly True
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Monitor, Display, Screen
Did Biden Say Indian Americans Are ‘Taking Over’ the U.S.? Roughly 4 million people of Indian origin currently live in the U.S., representing about 1%...
    Mixture
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is the original space jam website still up running
Does the Original Website for 1996 Film ‘Space Jam’ Still Work? Apparently the '90s never truly left.
    True
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