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Tie, Accessories, Accessory
Is Franklin Graham’s ‘Urgent Prayer Alert’ About the US Equality Act Correct?
  • 4 March 2021
The influential evangelist published a widely shared open letter, warning followers about "a very dangerous...
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Did Lloyd Austin’s DOD Approve Contracts for a Company He Owns Stocks in?
  • 2 March 2021
A popular meme regarding the financial entanglements of Biden's secretary of defense used flawed numbers...
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cpac national anthem singer
Is That CPAC National Anthem Video Real?
  • 1 March 2021
A viral video supposedly showing a befuddled pianist and an offkey singer went viral.
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Person, Human, Glasses
Did a Virginia Public School System ‘Cancel’ Dr. Seuss?
  • 28 February 2021
At this point, it is getting hard to tell what the term "cancel" actually means.
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Bird, Animal, Cardinal
Does This Photo Show Half-Male, Half-Female Cardinal?
  • 26 February 2021
In theory, such a bird would also be able to both lay and fertilize eggs.
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Person, Human, Crowd
Did Dems Ask Biden To Relinquish Control of Nuclear Weapons?
  • 26 February 2021
The president's critics framed a letter by House Democrats as evidence of bipartisan support to...
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Poster, Advertisement, Text
Is This an Authentic Photo of a Baby Shark With a ‘Human Face’?
  • 24 February 2021
If true, it wouldn't be the first deformed shark to make waves on the internet.
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Van, Vehicle, Transportation
Is This the New USPS Mail Truck?
  • 24 February 2021
These Next Generation Delivery Vehicles (NGDV) won't hit the road until 2023.
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Is This Real Audio From Mars?
  • 26 February 2021
The Mars Perseverance Rover will be capable of capturing sound on Mars.
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Indoors, Drawing, Art
Does the Phrase ‘Blow Smoke Up Your Ass’ Come From ‘Tobacco Enemas’?
  • 18 February 2021
Let's get one thing out of the way — tobacco enemas were totally a thing.
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Person, Human, Crowd
Did Biden, Ossoff, and Warnock Mislead Public With Promise of ‘$2000 Checks’?
  • 17 February 2021
The fact that $600 plus $1,400 equals $2,000 is relevant here.
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Sitting, Person, Human
Did Biden Block Giving Aid and Admittance to Vietnamese Refugees in 1975?
  • 16 February 2021
Donald Rumsfeld’s book about the Ford administration, “When the Center Held,” recounts an interaction with...
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