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NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week

A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these is legit, even though they were...

October 19, 2018 1:52 pm


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No evidence Menendez slept with underage prostitutes; new attack ad says it anyway

The Bob Hugin camp says he is not accusing Sen. Robert Menendez of sleeping with underage sex workers, only that people should take a fresh...

October 17, 2018 5:20 pm


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Democratic attack ad falsely knocks Republican on preexisting conditions

Democratic ad-makers appear to be looking for...an actual vote against protecting preexisting conditions during the debate.... But they get...

October 15, 2018 12:20 pm


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NOT REAL NEWS: Bill Cosby not in prison food fight

Comedian Bill Cosby, now inmate No. NN7687 in a Pennsylvania prison, was not slapped with a chicken patty during a food fight, despite...

October 12, 2018 4:00 pm


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Fact-Checking President Trump's USA Today op-ed on 'Medicare-For-All'

President Donald Trump wrote an opinion article for USA Today regarding proposals to expand Medicare to all Americans in which almost every...

October 10, 2018 3:00 pm


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NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week

A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these is legit, even though they were...

October 5, 2018 3:26 pm


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NOT REAL NEWS: Manipulated photo puts Trump in rescue raft

President Donald Trump was not involved in the water rescue of a man in Austin, Texas, despite a manipulated image circulating on the...

September 28, 2018 2:39 pm


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Fact-checking President Trump's speech to the UN General Assembly

President Donald Trump started off his speech to the United Nations General Assembly with a number of bragging claims lifted straight from...

September 26, 2018 1:30 pm


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Fact Checker: Beto O'Rourke falsely claimed that he did not try to leave the scene of a DWI

During a debate with his rival, Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, O'Rourke was asked point blank about a drunk-driving incident when he was 26 years...

September 25, 2018 12:50 pm


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Fact check: President Trump's claims about NAFTA and the US auto industry

Millions of U.S. manufacturing jobs and thousands of U.S. manufacturing establishments have disappeared since NAFTA took effect in 1994.

September 24, 2018 5:20 pm