VERIFY Fact Check |

No, the WNBA didn’t give its All-Star MVP an $18 trophy

Sports

Yes, face blindness is a real condition

Health

Yes, Father’s Day started in Spokane, Washington

Holiday

Coca-Cola once contained coca leaf extract, but not cocaine as the drug we know today

Food

No, a photo of Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson wearing anti-Trump shirt isn’t real

Pop Culture

Yes, the ACLU is seeking more than $86,000 in legal fees from Johnny Depp

Pop Culture

There’s a legal reason why you can watch the Johnny Depp v. Amber Heard trial but couldn’t watch the Ghislaine Maxwell trial

Pop Culture

No, Amber Heard didn’t quote lines from ‘The Talented Mr. Ripley’ during testimony

Pop Culture

No, the Mona Lisa was not ruined by cake smearing

Pop Culture

No, honorary doctorates don’t hold the same academic weight as traditional doctorates

Education

Taylor Lorenz of Washington Post did not write article about homophobic dog meme; viral screenshot is satire

Memes

No, Cinco de Mayo is not Mexico’s Independence Day

Pop Culture

Yes, you still have to pay taxes even if you don’t have a bank account

Money

No, red light therapy isn’t a medically approved treatment for increasing testosterone

Health

No, a video of Tom Cruise jumping over Keegan-Michael Key isn’t real. It’s a deepfake

Pop Culture

No, McDonald’s ice cream does not contain xylitol, a sugar substitute dangerous to dogs

Food