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Archived Since:February 8, 2008

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The Roots of United States Immigration Policy

4 hours agoHumor / odd : Snopes

Anti-immigration policy hardliners evolved cheek by jowl with pro-eugenics and conservation groups.

Is Devin Nunes Invested in a Wine Company That Does Business in Russia?

4 hours agoHumor / odd : Snopes

Nunes owns stock in a California winery that says it sold 22 cases of wine to a Russian distributor in 2013.

Is a Maine Crematorium Offering Free Cremations?

4 hours agoHumor / odd : Snopes

Downeast Direct Cremations has offered the service for free to contest winners, attracting the attention of meme groups.

Great White Sharks Spotted in Mississippi River?

4 hours agoHumor / odd : Snopes

A photograph purporting to show two great white sharks swimming in the Mississippi River depicts bull sharks, not great whites, and was taken in Costa Rica.

Chair of House Science Committee Says the Journal ‘Science’ Is Not Objective

4 hours agoHumor / odd : Snopes

Chairman Lamar Smith dismissed commentary presented during testimony on climate change because it came from the journal Science — one of the oldest and most prestigious scientific publications in existence.

Did the Trump Administration Remove LBGT Categories from the 2020 Census?

5 hours agoHumor / odd : Snopes

LGBT data were not previously included in any U.S. census, but an altered report suggested the Census Bureau was considering the topic for inclusion for 2020.

U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions Disbarred for Misconduct?

6 hours agoHumor / odd : Snopes

Hyperpartisan web sites spread the false claim that Attorney General Jeff Sessions will be disbarred thanks to a letter of complaint signed by 2,000 U.S. lawyers.

Man Found Dead in Belly of Python?

10 hours agoHumor / odd : Snopes

Police in Indonesia say that a missing man's body was discovered inside a seven-meter-long python.

Did the IRS ‘Fast Track’ Tax-Exempt Status for ‘After School Satan’ Clubs?

21 hours agoHumor / odd : Snopes

The Internal Revenue Service granted nonprofit status in 2014 to an organization that now sponsors "After School Satan" clubs, two years before they were created.

Pregnant Melania Trump Stands In Front of Airplane?

23 hours agoHumor / odd : Snopes

A photograph showing a pregnant Melania Trump in a bikini reappeared more than a decade after it was first published.

Did Pastor John Hagee Say that God Made Lesbians ‘Flat’?

yesterdayHumor / odd : Snopes

A quote from the founder of Cornerstone Church about the relative bust size of gay women was fake.

Fired Cracker Barrel Manager ‘Brad’s Wife’ Becomes Internet Meme

yesterdayHumor / odd : Snopes

An Indiana man's question for the popular food and retail chain sparked a wave of online heckling towards the company.

Did President Trump Give German Chancellor Angela Merkel a NATO Bill?

yesterdayHumor / odd : Snopes

Both German and U.S. government officials deny a media report that President Trump presented German Chancellor Angela Merkel with a multi-billion dollar NATO bill.

USDA Reviews Procedures After M-44 ‘Cyanide Bomb’ Kills Family Dog in Idaho

yesterdayHumor / odd : Snopes

The M-44 "cyanide ejector device" is widely used by the U.S. Department of Agriculture to cull predator species such as coyotes, foxes, and feral dogs.

Narrow Brush with Human Traffickers at a Southern California IKEA?

yesterdayHumor / odd : Snopes

A familiar urban legend about retail environments and human trafficking popped up again in a viral Facebook post about a Southern California IKEA store.

Did Devin Nunes Meet with Michael Flynn and Turkey’s Foreign Minister?

yesterdayHumor / odd : Snopes

The House Intelligence Committee chair was a speaker at an event for public figures and officials held at Donald Trump's hotel in Washington, D.C.

Did Democrats Tweet an Altered Version of a Socialist Party Poster?

yesterdayHumor / odd : Snopes

A DNC tweet celebrating a Republican setback featured an altered version of a message from the Party for Socialism and Liberation.

Should People Call the Police if They See a New Guinea Flatworm?

yesterdayHumor / odd : Snopes

Claims that this invasive species presents a 911-level emergency overstate the risk that they pose to humans, and conflate ecological risks with medical ones.

Morgue Worker Arrested After Giving Birth to Dead Man’s Baby?

yesterdayHumor / odd : Snopes

Reports that a female mortuary worker was arrested after becoming pregnant by one of the corpses she was preparing for burial are fake news.

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