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VERIFY Weekly: The billionaire space race

National

No, NASA did not say the main cause of tidal flooding in 2030s will be the moon’s ‘wobble’

Environment

No, Biden didn’t order a door-to-door campaign to enforce COVID-19 vaccination, but there are plans to promote the vaccine

Coronavirus

Yes, the bed frames at the Olympic Village are made from cardboard but they aren’t ‘anti-sex’

Olympics

Yes, wildfire smoke can contribute to someone contracting COVID-19

Coronavirus

No, athletes who test positive for COVID-19 at the Olympics cannot compete in the games

Olympics

Yes, two medal contenders were disqualified from an Olympic race because their natural testosterone levels were too high

Olympics

No, the children of members of Congress are not exempt from repaying their student loans

Money

No, Nancy Pelosi didn't have a role in deploying the National Guard on January 6

Government

Yes, most hospitals are required to offer financial assistance

Health

Yes, wildfires can create their own storms

Weather

No, In-N-Out is not adding a chicken burger to its menu

VERIFY

Yes, Texas House Democrats are collecting per diem while in Washington, D.C.

Government

No, DACA applications aren’t being denied after ruling, but they’re not being approved

Immigration

No, the Norway women's beach volleyball team was not fined for wearing shorts. It was the beach handball team

Sports

No, Olympic athletes are not required to get vaccinated before the Olympic Games

Olympics