Fact Checks

Rumors and questionable claims we have researched recently.

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Did Kamala Harris Choose to be Sworn in with a Koran? A routine review of content labeled satire.
    Labeled Satire
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Does the ‘It’s a Wonderful Life’ Swimming Pool Still Exist? The swimming pool hidden beneath a retractable basketball court for "It's a Wonderful Life" was...
    True
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Did Pizza Hut Say ‘Pizza is Good for You’? A TikTok video led us on a journey to find the comic book source of...
    True
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Did a Woman Get Fired After Donating a Kidney on Her Boss’ Behalf? A lawsuit over the incident, which continues to provoke outrage on the internet to this...
    Mostly True
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Did Helen Keller Fly a Plane? An unknown childhood illness left the 19-month-old girl without her sight or hearing.
    True
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Is Takanakuy a Real Christmastime Tradition? Festivus has nothing on Takanakuy.
    True
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Did KFC Make a Gaming Console That Includes a ‘Chicken Warmer’? Those dark days when your chicken got cold while you played video games will soon...
    True
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Was This 9-pound Goldfish Found in a South Carolina Lake? Anyone missing their goldfish?
    True
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Is Taco Bell Going Out of Business? The website Money Pop published a list of restaurant chains purportedly "turning off their burners...
    False
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Did Allen Iverson Say He Spent $40K at TGI Friday’s, Not a Strip Club? An alleged quote from the NBA star has amused internet users for years.
    False
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Was a 57,000-Year-Old Frozen Wolf Pup Discovered With Fur Still Preserved? A gold miner was reportedly blasting a wall of frozen mud in Canada when he...
    True
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Is This the German Title of Bob Woodward’s ‘Rage’? The book, published in September 2020, is the veteran journalist's second book about Trump's presidency.
    True
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