False rumors that Alabama State Police arrested 3 poll workers from Birmingham followed Doug Jones’ surprising win in Alabama’s special election.
There’s not enough information to prove or disprove claims that Doug Jones received 5,256 votes in town with 1,867 registered voters.
A false report of Democratic victories overturned in November 2017 elections because of voter fraud came from a website that publishes satirical fiction.
A commentary titled “Why I Left California” makes claims about California laws, policies and proposals that are both true and fiction.
A self-described fake news website is behind false reports that Florida Governor Rick Scott is in critical condition after suffering a head injury during Hurricane Irma recovery efforts.
A law in Oregon allows authorities to confiscate guns from those deemed a danger to themselves or others, but parts of the law have been misrepresented.
Abdul El-Sayed and George Soros are not linked — but El-Sayed earned a medical degree on fellowship offered by George Soros’ brother, Paul.
Accounts marking the anniversary of Marvin Heemeyer’s killdozer are true, but important details have been left out or changed.
GOP Rep. Jason Chaffetz of Utah surprise announcement that he wouldn’t see re-election sparked rumors that the Russians have blackmail material on him, but those rumors are unfounded.
The “Joe Legal vs. Jose Illegal” commentary makes misleading and inaccurate claims about the benefits eligibility of undocumented immigrants.