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Archived Since:February 8, 2008

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Charlie Gard’s Parents End Legal Battle for Experimental Treatment

52 minutes agoHumor / odd : Snopes

The couple's lawyer told the High Court of England and Wales: "It's too late for Charlie. The damage has been done."

Man With Chainsaw Wounds Five People in Swiss City, Sparking Police Manhunt

1 hour agoHumor / odd : Snopes

The man attacked five people at an office building in the city of Schaffhausen.

Marijuana Business Offers Weed for Weeds on Cleanup Day

1 hour agoHumor / odd : Snopes

Dennis Meehan, owner of Summit Medical Marijuana, offered residents who collected trash free marijuana on 22 July 2017.

New York Times Asks ‘Fox & Friends’ for Apology

1 hour agoHumor / odd : Snopes

New York Times spokeswoman Danielle Rhoades Ha said on 23 July 2017 that she requested an "on-air apology and tweet."

Black Women Picking Up Firearms for Self-Defense

1 hour agoHumor / odd : Snopes

Firearms instructor Marchelle Tigner is among the nation's black women gun owners who say they are picking up firearms for self-protection.

Alan Simpson and ‘The Greediest Generation’

9 hours agoHumor / odd : Snopes

An anonymous letter took former Senator Alan Simpson to task for referring to Americans as 'the greediest generation.'

Bush Brothers and Company Recalls Certain Baked Beans

15 hours agoHumor / odd : Snopes

Bush Brothers & Company is voluntarily recalling certain canned bean products due to some cans having defective side seams.

Waste Management to Offer Dead Body Pickup Service in Response to Proposed Health Care Changes?

20 hours agoHumor / odd : Snopes

Reports that a waste company will be offering curbside dead body pickup service to offset “TrumpCare" deaths originated as satire.

Trump Asserts All Agree He Has ‘Complete Power’ to Pardon

yesterdayHumor / odd : Snopes

President Donald Trump said that he has "complete power" to issue pardons, an assertion that comes amid investigations into Russian interference in last year's presidential election.

UK Girl Left in Tears After She’s Fined for Selling Lemonade

yesterdayHumor / odd : Snopes

A British man and his young daughter have gained international attention for being fined 150 pounds ($195) for selling lemonade without a license near their home in London

Actor John Heard, of ‘Home Alone’ Movies, Dies at 72

yesterdayHumor / odd : Snopes

John Heard, best known for playing the father in the “Home Alone” movie series, has died.

Were Chester Bennington and Chris Cornell Murdered to Cover Up a Pedophile Ring?

2 days agoHumor / odd : Snopes

A fake news web site claimed the deceased singers from Linkin Park and Sound Garden were murdered because they were about to expose a list of pedophiles.

The Origin of Graham Crackers

2 days agoHumor / odd : Snopes

Were graham crackers named for a man who believed unhealthy diet led to sexual excess?

Is This a ‘League of German Girls Inspection’ During World War II?

2 days agoHumor / odd : Snopes

A still from the movie Blitzmädels an die Front is frequently shared as if it were an authentic World War II photograph.

Shelling From Royal Caribbean’s M.S. ‘Allure’ Sinks Carnival Cruise Vessel That Crossed Into Disputed Waters?

2 days agoHumor / odd : Snopes

Satire about rivalry between Royal Caribbean and Carnival Cruise lines was mistaken for real news on social media.

Finnish Researchers Set to Start Type 1 Diabetes Vaccine Trials?

2 days agoHumor / odd : Snopes

Scientists at Finnish universities are targeting a strand of viruses linked to Type 1 diabetes, and human trials for a vaccine will begin in 2018.

Is That Really a Beached Whale Beneath Paris’ Notre Dame?

2 days agoHumor / odd : Snopes

A Belgian artists' collective installed a very real-looking, life-size whale sculpture alongside the Seine River on 21 July 2017.

Experts: No Duty for Laughing Teens to Rescue Drowning Man

2 days agoHumor / odd : Snopes

Police in the city of Cocoa, Florida discovered that five teenagers, ages 14 to 16, had made a video of a 9 July 2017 drowning.

Was Miranda Cosgrove Arrested for Prostitution?

2 days agoHumor / odd : Snopes

A parody video used logos and graphics from legitimate news sources to make a story about the actress's arrest seem believable.

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