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Fact Checking Claims That the U.S. Government Paid for Starlink Systems for Ukraine

The government has paid for some, but not all, of the terminals delivered.

Fact Checking Claims About Ivermectin From Rep. Paul Gosar

There is no conclusive evidence that the anti-parasitic medication is an effective treatment for COVID.

Fact Checking a Denzel Washington Quote

The actor said something nearly identical to a quote attributed to him in a viral meme.

Fact Checking Claims of Biden Being Heckled in London

Social media posts say Biden was heckled at Queen Elizabeth’s funeral.

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 Checking a Claim About Sentencing Disparities

A tweet claims that a January 6 rioter got twice the sentence of two racial justice rioters.

Fact Checking Claims That New Yorkers Must Show ID to Buy Whipped Cream

There has been confusion over a state law that requires ID to buy nitrous oxide cartridges.