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Has Iran Executed 15,000 Protesters?

The Iranian government has detained—but not killed—that number of its citizens in the past year.

Fact Checking Claims About Pennsylvania Voting Deadlines

A judge did not allow for votes that arrived by November 14 to be counted.

Fact Check: Is Billionaire Bill Gates on the Maricopa County Board of Supervisors?

No. There is a supervisor named Bill Gates, but it’s not the Microsoft founder.

Fact Checking Claims About Voting in Detroit

A claim by Donald Trump is misleading.

Fact Checking Claims About Voting Machines in Arizona

A problem with printing ballots was not a sign of election interference.

Fact Check: Did George H.W. Bush Take Documents to a Bowling Alley?

The facility was temporary, well-guarded, and overseen by the National Archives.