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Fact Checking the Fourth Republican Presidential Primary Debate

On Nikki Haley and Boeing, U.S. troops in Ukraine, and transgender guidance in New Jersey schools.

Has the U.S. Ever Asked for Land After Winning a War?

Contrary to claims by Kevin McCarthy, yes.

Elon Musk Shares a False Claim About Media Coverage of ‘Pizzagate’

A former journalist convicted on child pornography charges never investigated the sex trafficking conspiracy theory.

Assessing Claims That an IDF Helicopter Fired on and Killed Israelis on October 7

A news story relied on one unnamed source and the Israeli police have disputed it.

Assessing Vivek Ramaswamy’s Claims About Ukraine

The GOP candidate made several misleading assertions about the nation and President Volodymyr Zelensky during last week's primary debate.

Inaccurate Claims Are Circulating About Deaths at Al-Shifa Hospital

The Quds News Network deleted a post stating that ‘all ICU patients’ had died but the image is still circulating.

Did an Iron Dome Missile Fail and Fall on Tel Aviv?

The claim is true, though no injuries were reported.

Assessing Claims That Ethiopian Immigrants to Israel Received Birth Control Shots Without Consent

Investigations into the alleged practice were inconclusive.

Birds of War: Did China Deploy Ducks to Pakistan?

No, but it did use geese to guard the border during the pandemic.

Is Switzerland Preparing Its Citizens for Nuclear Conflict?

A Facebook video exaggerates reports that the government is distributing iodine tablets.

Map of Iran Surrounded by U.S. Military Bases Is Riddled With Inaccuracies

Elon Musk shared the image on Twitter.

Viral Video Claims to Show U.S. Marines Landing in Israel

The soldiers are from the Army and they are arriving in Romania.

IDF Confirms It Damaged a Church in a Strike on a Hamas Command Center

The Israelis stressed that the Church of Saint Porphyrius was not a target.

What We Know and Don’t Know About Hamas’ Alleged Atrocities in Israel

Videos that attempt to ‘debunk’ claims about beheadings, assaults, and killings are inconclusive and misleading.

Unproven Claims That Steve Scalise Has Ties to White Supremacists Resurface

A 2014 story saying he spoke at a EURO convention cannot be verified.