Khaya Himmelman

Khaya Himmelman is a fact checker for The Dispatch. She is a graduate of Columbia Journalism School and Barnard College.

Khaya Himmelman

Fact Check: Did Pope Francis Swat Away Trump’s Hand When They Met?

A viral video is fabricated.

Oath Keepers Face Trial This Week for Seditious Conspiracy in January 6 Plot

The case will be the first for seditious conspiracy in 10 years: A Dispatch Explainer.

Fact Check: Nancy Pelosi Not Resigning From Congress

A viral video falsely claims Donald Trump is trying to impeach her.

Fact Checking Claims About COVID Vaccines for Kids in the U.K.

There is no credible evidence to support a claim about concerns over developmental side effects.

Fact Check: NIH Not Recommending Ivermectin for COVID

A viral tweet falsely claims otherwise.

Fact Checking a Viral Photo of Dr. Mehmet Oz

The photo has been digitally altered.

Fact Checking Tucker Carlson’s Claim That the CIA Seized Records From Mar-a-Lago

The agency does not engage in domestic law enforcement.

Fact Check: Barack Obama Did Not Keep Millions of Classified Documents

Donald Trump made the claim after last week’s FBI search of his home.