Popular Facebook Post Was Not Written by Tennis Star

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Quick Take A viral Facebook post whose author expresses frustration with COVID-19, racial and political divisions, and other topics is falsely attributed to tennis star Serena Williams. It was actually written by another Facebook user with the same name. Full Story Tennis star Serena Williams has not been afraid to […]

Trump’s Baseless Attacks on Times, Post Reporting on Russia Probe

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President Donald Trump has attacked reporting on the Russia investigation by the New York Times and the Washington Post as “fake news,” asserting — along with his press secretary — that the news organizations should return the Pulitzer Prizes they received in 2018 for their work. But Trump and White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany have pointed to no […]

Trump’s False Military Equipment Claim

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President Donald Trump has falsely claimed his administration invested “$2.5 trillion in all of the greatest equipment in the world” for the military. That’s approximately the total for defense budgets from 2017 to 2020, but the cost of purchasing new military equipment was 20% of that. It’s true the Defense […]

COVID-19 Cases and Deaths, By the Numbers

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Noting that the United States accounts for about one-quarter of global COVID-19 cases and deaths, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said the U.S. has “the worst record of any country in the world.” While the U.S. has the most confirmed cases and deaths by a wide margin, it does not have […]