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NOT REAL NEWS: False claim of Mormon apology for racism

SALT LAKE CITY -- The Mormon church did not issue an apology for a history of racism during a news conference this week with NAACP leaders,...

May 18, 2018 3:42 pm


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Is US only country with 'thousands' of immigration judges?

In fact, 334 such judges were hearing cases in 60 immigration courts across the country as of mid-April, according to congressional...

May 17, 2018 1:30 pm


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Fact check: Sessions' claim an ACLU settlement with Chicago caused murders to spike

Do homicides go up in cities with stop-and-frisk requirements like Chicago's?

May 14, 2018 12:00 pm


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NOT REAL NEWS: Hillary Clinton not NY's new attorney general

An online story is falsely claiming Hillary Clinton is New York's new attorney general.

May 11, 2018 3:40 pm


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Do 98 percent of mass public shootings happen in gun free zones?

Trump is prone to using bombastic statistics without much regard for the source, particularly when they support his opinions.

May 10, 2018 11:00 am


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Fact check: Trump's claim Iran could build nuclear weapons in 7 years

Trump said the international agreement would expire in seven years and Iran would be able to build nuclear weapons. Is Iran free to go...

May 8, 2018 2:20 pm


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

A Missouri Harley-Davidson Inc. plant closed to address a surplus in the U.S. market — not because of President Donald Trump's...

May 4, 2018 4:00 pm


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President Trump's repeated claim that fired FBI director Comey 'leaked classified information'

Now the seven Comey memos have been publicly released and we can see for ourselves. Let's take a look and see whether the president has a...

May 2, 2018 12:30 pm


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Fact check: Trump has made 3,001 false or misleading claims so far

In the 466 days since he took the oath of office, President Donald Trump has made 3,001 false or misleading claims.

May 1, 2018 1:40 pm


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AP FACT CHECK: Trump's rhetoric misleading on VA issues

WASHINGTON -- President Donald Trump is distorting some of the reasons why his pick to lead the Department of Veterans Affairs, White House...

April 30, 2018 7:02 am


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Fact check: Is the labor participation rate 'going back up' under Trump?

Is Rep. Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., giving credit where no credit is due?

April 30, 2018 12:30 pm


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Fact check: Is health care the 'number one issue in America'?

Sen. Chris Murphy, D-Conn., described health care as the number one issue in America. Does polling back up that assertion?

April 24, 2018 1:50 pm


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Fact check: Trump's complaint it will take 9 years to get all his nominations OK'd

How long would it take to confirm every presidential nominee? We wondered about the math on this and decided to investigate.

April 23, 2018 12:30 pm