Is the U.S. government providing formula to migrant babies at the border? The VERIFY team confirms this is true.
Published: 5:29 PM EDT May 16, 2022
If Spain offers menstrual leave to its employees, it would join several countries that already do so.
Published: 3:03 PM EDT May 16, 2022
Published: 5:41 PM EDT May 13, 2022
The number of weekly norovirus outbreaks rose from below 10 in early January to above 50 in early March 2022, data reported to the CDC show.
Published: 11:01 AM EDT May 13, 2022
Do 40% of people with student loans not graduate from college? The VERIFY team determines this claim needs context.
Published: 5:45 PM EDT May 12, 2022
The Affordable Connectivity Program offers discounted internet service to low-income Americans. Here’s who qualifies and how to apply.
Published: 4:46 PM EDT May 12, 2022
Some stores are limiting the amount of baby formula people can purchase to combat the effects of shortages caused by supply chain issues, recalls and other factors.
Published: 5:07 PM EDT May 11, 2022
A viral tweet claimed a new law passed in Tennessee made it a crime to order emergency contraceptives. That’s false.
Published: 2:53 PM EDT May 11, 2022
Does the tobacco industry target menthol cigarette advertising to Black Americans? The VERIFY team confirms this is true.
Published: 4:43 PM EDT May 10, 2022
Neither AIDS nor HIV can be spread through the COVID-19 vaccine.
Published: 4:05 PM EDT May 10, 2022
Eligible customers will automatically receive notices and checks in the mail.
Published: 8:12 PM EDT May 9, 2022
Delta Air Lines is set to become the first major U.S. airline to pay flight attendants during boarding. The airline says the change will start in June.
Published: 3:21 PM EDT May 9, 2022
Actress Amber Heard did not quote lines from the 1999 movie “The Talented Mr. Ripley” during her testimony in a libel lawsuit, despite social media claims.
Published: 8:14 PM EDT May 6, 2022
Although eruptions of energy from the sun can damage satellites, power infrastructure and radio communications, they do not harm people.
Published: 2:46 PM EDT May 6, 2022
Can states pass their own abortion laws if Roe v. Wade is overturned? The VERIFY team confirms this is true.
Published: 2:42 PM EDT May 6, 2022
We verify claims on if the Supreme Court can be overruled, if you need a real ID to fly, a tax for the unvaxxed in Rhode Island, and more
Published: 1:57 PM EDT May 6, 2022
He proposed total forgiveness for students of public colleges, HCBUs, and MSIs making less than $125,000 per year.
Published: 5:55 PM EDT May 5, 2022
While Supreme Court leaks are rare, they have happened, but they were of decisions — never the full text of a draft opinion. We spoke to Ben Barton for more context.
Published: 6:29 PM EDT May 4, 2022
VERIFY spoke to Liza Fuentes, senior research scientist at Guttmacher Institute, about what SB8 and Oklahoma’s bill could mean for women in Texas seeking abortion.
Published: 12:53 AM EDT May 4, 2022
The three justices said Roe v. Wade is an important Supreme Court precedent, but none said they wouldn’t overturn it.
Published: 2:24 PM EDT May 5, 2022
While leaks of Supreme Court votes are rare, they have happened. But past leaks were of decisions — never the full text of a draft opinion.
Published: 6:24 PM EDT May 4, 2022
Under a recently proposed Rhode Island Senate bill, eligible residents would have to get the COVID-19 vaccine or face a monthly fine and pay double their income tax.
Published: 12:45 PM EDT May 4, 2022
Can Congress pass a law that supersedes a Supreme Court ruling? The VERIFY team confirms this is true.
Published: 5:30 PM EDT May 3, 2022
In 2021 Musk told the UN's World Food Programme that he would donate $6B to solve world hunger if they could share a plan on how they’d spend the money. They did.
Published: 4:14 PM EDT May 3, 2022
December 2021, VERIFY interviewed Dr. Saralyn Mark to answer questions viewers had about vaccine efficacy, omicron severity, variant tests, and break-through cases.
Published: 1:25 PM EDT May 3, 2022
Dr. Panagis Galiatsatos spoke with VERIFY to answer the question, "Do any at-home remedies really work to treat the common cold or are they all just myths?"
Published: 11:01 PM EDT May 2, 2022
If you don’t have a bank account, do you still have to pay taxes? The VERIFY team confirms this is true.
Published: 5:24 PM EDT May 2, 2022
VERIFY talks to Dr. Anahita Dua to answer questions about blood donations during the pandemic and if blood type affects severity in COVID-19 symptoms and contagions.
Published: 5:16 PM EDT May 2, 2022
A Tennessee bill requiring drunk drivers to support victims’ children is heading to the governor’s desk. Other states are also considering similar legislation.
Published: 4:16 PM EDT May 2, 2022
In this interview with Dr. Kate Williamson, we discuss how children can be affected by COVID long-haul syndrome and other symptoms at varying degrees of vaccination.
Published: 3:29 PM EDT May 2, 2022
Check out our Expert Interview with Shanté Nicole to learn useful tips and tricks for increasing your credit score and what viral claims are actually false.
Published: 2:14 PM EDT May 2, 2022
Data show nearly half of Texas women who traveled out of state for abortion care went to Oklahoma in the months after the Texas Heartbeat Act went into effect.
Published: 4:09 PM EDT April 29, 2022
As Russia’s attack on Ukraine continues, news outlets have reported that Russian leaders, including President Vladimir Putin, could face war crimes charges.
Published: 3:39 PM EDT April 29, 2022
Do you currently need a REAL-ID to fly in the U.S.? The VERIFY team confirms this is false.
Published: 2:17 PM EDT April 29, 2022
If an Uber or Lyft rider feels unsafe due to the driver not wearing a mask, they can cancel and be refunded for their fee by contacting the companies' support teams.
Published: 3:38 PM EDT April 28, 2022
A California bill doesn’t legalize “infanticide,” as some social media users have claimed. Here’s what the bill actually says.
Published: 2:31 PM EDT April 28, 2022
VERIFY spoke with Dr. Emmanuel Emenike to learn more about how our bodies react to alcohol, what you should know about hangovers and if they get worse with age.
Published: 8:53 PM EDT April 27, 2022
John Hinckley Jr. attempted to assassinate President Ronald Reagan in 1981. More than 40 years later, he’s making music and has sold out a Brooklyn concert venue.
Published: 5:01 PM EDT April 27, 2022
Russia's invasion left many wondering, is Ukraine part of the E.U. and, if not, would they receive stronger support if they were? Watch our interview to learn more.
Published: 4:49 PM EDT April 27, 2022
Is the FDA investigating claims that Lucky Charms have caused people to get sick? The VERIFY team confirms this is true.
Published: 3:37 PM EDT April 27, 2022
We fact-check viral claims involving TurboTax owing money, states creating their own abortion laws and a nationwide formula shortage
Published: 3:43 PM EDT May 13, 2022
We verify claims about a no fly list for unruly passengers, if the Black Lives Matter organization bought a mansion, premium gas savings and more
Published: 6:42 PM EDT April 29, 2022
We verify claims about Ukraine videos, an executive order on insulin, student loans and more
Published: 10:23 PM EDT April 22, 2022
We verify the biggest headlines of the week.
Published: 5:02 PM EDT April 15, 2022
Here's a roundup of this week's best VERIFY stories.
Published: 4:31 PM EDT April 13, 2022
VERIFY spoke to Shean Huff, a staff researcher at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory about the best ways to improve your car's gas mileage.
Published: 10:01 AM EDT April 27, 2022
As many people are removing their masks on planes, experts say wearing one can still offer you some protection against COVID-19, even if everyone else is maskless.
Published: 10:07 AM EDT April 27, 2022
Do you still need a negative COVID-19 test before flying into the U.S.? The VERIFY team confirms this is true.
Published: 12:23 PM EDT April 26, 2022
Experts say XE may be more contagious than omicron subvariant BA.2, though more evidence is needed.
Published: 4:08 PM EDT April 14, 2022
A misleading tweet suggested the CDC updated its guidelines to permit COVID-19 infected people to fly. The CDC has not actually changed its public travel guidance.
Published: 5:58 PM EDT April 13, 2022
Experts say “stealth” omicron is an inaccurate name for BA.2 since the subvariant doesn’t evade COVID-19 testing, as some have claimed.
Published: 2:55 PM EDT April 11, 2022
A federal program that reimburses providers has already stopped accepting claims for COVID-19 testing and treatment for uninsured Americans.
Published: 2:37 PM EDT April 1, 2022
CDC estimates BA.2, informally referred to as “stealth” omicron, accounted for about 23% of COVID-19 cases in the U.S. from March 6-12.
Published: 5:39 PM EDT March 23, 2022
Some of the at-home COVID-19 tests available from the federal government are made in China. The tests still have to go through an American authorization process.
Published: 3:44 PM EDT March 14, 2022
The liquid in some rapid at-home COVID-19 tests contains a small amount of the toxic chemical sodium azide, but they are safe when used properly.
Published: 5:04 PM EST March 7, 2022
Hospitals don’t get additional funding for listing COVID-19 as a cause of death.
Published: 11:38 AM EST February 25, 2022
A video showing President Biden authorizing a new round of stimulus checks is fake. The audio was manipulated from a video taken during COP26.
Published: 4:43 PM EST February 22, 2022
The federal government’s free at-home COVID-19 tests are available to every residential address in the United States, regardless of immigration status.
Published: 4:23 PM EST February 21, 2022
NIOSH-approved N95 masks deployed from the federal government’s stockpile were manufactured in the United States.
Published: 6:01 PM EST February 18, 2022
More people died from COVID-19 in a two-week span in January than died of flu in the past three years.
Published: 4:02 PM EST February 17, 2022
Studies have shown no difference in fertility among vaccinated and unvaccinated people. But COVID-19 infection may cause a short-term decline in male fertility.
Published: 3:58 PM EST February 16, 2022
Multiple viral posts claim the federal government is exploring a “nurse salary cap.” That’s false.
Published: 1:26 PM EST February 14, 2022
Fact-checking claims around the Freedom Convoy
Published: 3:29 PM EST February 11, 2022
Is this Equifax email legit? Did the CDC change its vaccine definition? Is all the snow at the Beijing Winter Olympics artificial? Let’s get you caught up on our top
Published: 1:51 PM EST February 11, 2022
Barbra Streisand said “someone impersonating her” released a statement about the Spotify situation. Her music is still available to stream on the platform.
Published: 4:02 PM EST February 8, 2022
Did the CDC change its definition of vaccine? The VERIFY team confirms this is true.
Published: 6:24 PM EST February 7, 2022
Let's get you caught up on some of the stories we fact-checked this week.
Published: 3:21 PM EST February 4, 2022
A study looked at the impact certain chemicals in cannabis have on COVID-19, but the research doesn’t show that smoking marijuana can protect against infection.
Published: 5:43 PM EST February 3, 2022
While a requirement that hospitals report COVID deaths to the federal government is being phased out, the change does not impact the CDC's data.
Published: 3:45 PM EST February 3, 2022
Moderna’s COVID-19 vaccine became the second coronavirus vaccine in the U.S. to receive full approval from the FDA for use in individuals 18 years of age and older.
Published: 6:39 PM EST February 1, 2022
Since the start of the coronavirus pandemic, U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers have seized millions of counterfeit masks. Here’s how to spot a fake.
Published: 4:45 PM EST February 1, 2022
Oral thermometers are considered the “gold standard” in healthcare, although touchless thermometers have become the standard for screening many people quickly.
Published: 9:51 AM EST February 1, 2022
VERIFY Top Headlines of the week
Published: 4:51 PM EST January 28, 2022
Are free N95 masks available at your local drugstore? If so, how many? The VERIFY team looks into these questions.
Published: 11:33 AM EST January 26, 2022
Blood donations in the U.S. are not classified by a person’s vaccination status, according to the American Red Cross and America’s Blood Centers.
Published: 3:43 PM EST January 25, 2022
The CDC says its COVID-19 tracking is based on laboratory and on-site test results.
Published: 3:16 PM EST January 24, 2022
Law enforcement agencies throughout the U.S. say they haven’t received any reports about people handing out chemical-doused masks.
Published: 2:13 PM EST January 24, 2022
Can the unvaccinated donate blood? Canceled student loans? Does drinking pee cure COVID? Let’s get you caught up on our top stories for the week of Jan. 21, 2022
Published: 5:23 PM EST January 21, 2022
The CDC says KN95 and N95 masks offer more protection against COVID-19 than cloth masks. Here’s how to reuse them.
Published: 4:34 PM EST January 21, 2022
People who are vaccinated and unvaccinated are encouraged to donate blood, as long as they feel healthy and are symptom-free at the time of donation.
Published: 3:43 PM EST January 20, 2022
PPE like masks, gloves and hand sanitizer are tax deductible but what about your home office?
Published: 2:40 PM EST January 20, 2022
WHO told VERIFY there is no COVID-19 variant currently classified by the agency that is named “deltacron.”
Published: 5:54 PM EST January 14, 2022
A study estimated people could be consuming up to 5 grams of microplastics a week, but that number was the extreme high end of the range the scientists calculated.
Published: 4:33 PM EDT April 25, 2022