At the World Baseball Classic, Team USA copied Army regulations by having an American flag patch on their right sleeve with the stars facing forward.
Published: 6:26 PM EDT March 24, 2023
Eli Lilly, Novo Nordisk and Sanofi recently announced plans to cut prices of some of their insulins — but a $35 cap on the medication doesn’t apply to all.
Published: 2:31 PM EDT March 24, 2023
The posts say they guarantee up to $3 million in small business loans or grants, many with a no-payback promise. Those ads aren’t legitimate.
Published: 5:20 PM EDT March 23, 2023
Federal tax law requires you to report gambling winnings, whether you’re betting in your office pool, at the casino or online during March Madness.
Published: 4:41 PM EDT March 23, 2023
These photos claiming to show Trump being arrested aren’t real. They were created with Midjourney, an artificial intelligence program.
Published: 2:56 PM EDT March 22, 2023
It is free to search for and claim unclaimed property in the U.S. Here are tips on how to claim unclaimed money, property, or assets in your state, and report scams.
Published: 1:42 PM EDT March 22, 2023
Former President Trump signed a law that rolled back regulations for some banks. But the original rules may not have prevented the SVB and Signature Bank failures.
Published: 3:10 PM EDT March 21, 2023
Scammers commonly promote products that have “miracle” cosmetic or health benefits using fake celebrity endorsements.
Published: 11:52 AM EDT March 21, 2023
Under federal law, employers are allowed to pay workers under the age of 20 less than the federal minimum wage during the first 90 days after initial employment.
Published: 3:29 PM EDT March 20, 2023
Despite repeated attempts, TikTok has never been fully banned in the United States. The RESTRICT Act could, theoretically, change that.
Published: 2:54 PM EDT March 20, 2023
Getting out of a timeshare can be tough and scammers try to take advantage of owners who are desperate to sell. Here’s how to spot a timeshare scam.
Published: 11:36 AM EDT March 20, 2023
Most men get vasectomies before the March Madness NCAA basketball tournament. That is so they can recover while watching college hoops.
Published: 3:00 PM EDT March 17, 2023
Many VERIFY readers have asked if the Biden administration is proposing cuts to Medicare Advantage. Here’s why those claims are false.
Published: 2:26 PM EDT March 17, 2023
Many men choose March to get vasectomies so they can recover while watching the NCAA Tournament, experts told VERIFY.
Published: 12:03 PM EDT March 16, 2023
Prior to 1974, banks could require married women to have their spouse’s signature on credit applications and could deny credit cards to single women.
Published: 11:46 AM EDT March 16, 2023
Has there ever been a documented case of somebody filling out a perfect men's bracket? The VERIFY team confirms this is false.
Published: 11:27 AM EDT March 16, 2023
Civil rights activists Anna Arnold Hedgeman and Dorothy Height played key roles in organizing the March on Washington, but their contributions are often overlooked.
Published: 2:37 PM EDT March 15, 2023
If you have more than $250,000 in one account, our experts recommend shifting it into different accounts or moving some of the excess money to a different bank.
Published: 2:30 PM EDT March 15, 2023
Silicon Valley Bank failed on March 10. The U.S. government announced all of the bank’s depositors would be made whole, and no taxpayers would have to foot the bill.
Published: 3:47 PM EDT March 14, 2023
Former Lehman Brothers executive Joseph Gentile works for SVB Securities, which is independent of Silicon Valley Bank.
Published: 8:11 PM EDT March 13, 2023
Equal Pay Day 2023 falls on March 14. That date symbolizes how far into a new year a woman must work to earn what a man did in the previous year.
Published: 11:07 AM EDT March 14, 2023
A group of Republicans proposed, but never voted on, a plan to keep Social Security funded by raising the retirement age.
Published: 3:31 PM EDT March 13, 2023
Senators and representatives are eligible for a pension if they’ve served at least 5 years in office.
Published: 6:30 PM EST March 10, 2023
Check washing, when someone steals checks from the mail and erases everything but your signature to get a blank check, has become a popular form of fraud.
Published: 2:39 PM EST March 10, 2023
Walgreens has issued seemingly contradictory statements on where it plans to dispense mifepristone, a pill used for medication abortions. Here’s what we can VERIFY.
Published: 4:37 PM EST March 9, 2023
Kaye Wise Whitehead, Ph.D. discusses the erased and often forgotten history of Black women in the civil rights movement.
Published: 4:07 PM EST March 9, 2023
Contrary to popular belief, there’s no evidence to suggest that sitting too close to the TV causes eye damage in children or adults.
Published: 2:49 PM EST March 9, 2023
Social Security scams are common. From email, text and call scams, here’s how to avoid identity theft and losing money.
Published: 5:32 PM EST March 8, 2023
Minnesota state Senator Erin Maye Quade breaks down the legacy of civil rights leader Anna Arnold Hedgeman.
Published: 3:42 PM EST March 8, 2023
Two U.S. states do not turn their clocks back in November or spring forward every March.
Published: 3:07 PM EST March 8, 2023
Headlines falsely claim the Biden administration is sending the IRS after service workers. Here’s what’s actually happening.
Published: 6:54 PM EST March 7, 2023
Facebook posts advertising cheap, liquidation sales of DEWALT and Milwaukee Tool sets are a scam. Home Depot and Lowes value them at hundreds of dollars.
Published: 6:28 PM EST March 7, 2023
The Sunshine Protection Act would have made daylight saving time permanent beginning in 2023. But the bill hasn’t been voted on in the Senate.
Published: 4:47 PM EST March 6, 2023
The train that derailed in Ohio was carrying a chemical called vinyl chloride, which some posts claim has been banned since 1974. That’s only true for some products.
Published: 2:41 PM EST March 6, 2023
Idaho currently only allows lethal injection for the death penalty; a proposed bill would allow firing squads if the state is unable to obtain the right drugs.
Published: 6:53 PM EST March 3, 2023
Social media users falsely claimed a viral video of a massive blackbird flock roosting in a city was a sign of an impending “environmental crisis.”
Published: 1:56 PM EST March 3, 2023
Who makes Girl Scout cookies? Local Girl Scout councils pick either ABC Bakers or Little Brownie Bakers to make your Thin Mints, Trefoils and more.
Published: 2:22 PM EST March 2, 2023
The ERC is a tax credit for businesses. It doesn’t provide up to $26,000 to people who worked through the COVID pandemic.
Published: 11:08 AM EST March 2, 2023
Following the East Palestine, Ohio, train derailment, some people online said train derailments are more common than we think. Here’s what the data shows.
Published: 4:07 PM EST March 1, 2023
We VERIFY what SNAP recipients should know now that pandemic emergency allotments are ending.
Published: 3:57 PM EST March 1, 2023
Looking into claims about arrest pictures of Donald Trump, bank regulations being eased, how much to pay teens, to a possible TikTok ban in the U.S.
Published: 4:08 PM EDT March 24, 2023
Fact-checking claims and answering questions about Silicon Valley Bank, Congressional pension, raising Social Security age to 70 and timeshare scams.
Published: 2:22 PM EDT March 17, 2023
Fact-checking claims on trending stories about vinyl chloride ban, Idaho firing squad, SNAP benefits and Daylight Saving Time.
Published: 4:45 PM EST March 10, 2023
Fact-checking claims on trending stories about bent train tracks in Ohio, Girl Scout cookies, bonus Social Security payments, charging electric vehicles and more.
Published: 12:50 PM EST March 3, 2023
Fact-checking and verifying claims about the first paramedics in the U.S., who invented VapoRub, Jackie Robinson in the MLB and more.
Published: 3:16 PM EST February 24, 2023
Answering your questions about extra social security benefits, GOP Medicare plan, Netflix password sharing and more.
Published: 2:40 PM EST February 17, 2023
Answering your questions on the Super Bowl coin toss and chances of losing, uninsurable cars, the State of the Union, a Lunchables recall and more.
Published: 2:07 PM EST February 10, 2023
Fact-checking claims on Medicare cuts, reduced child tax credit, credit check laws, a KitchenAid mixer attachment recall and Walmart charging a free for carts.
Published: 1:14 PM EST February 3, 2023
Fact-checking claims surrounding national sales tax, electric vehicle bans, cracking knuckles causing arthritis, VP's declassify documents, and more.
Published: 2:38 PM EST January 27, 2023
Fact-checking claims on a possible gas stove ban, Biden's tax returns, mercury filling safety, defunding the IRS and if we only use 10% of our brains.
Published: 4:02 PM EST January 20, 2023
Fact-checking claims about the Idaho murder suspect, lottery scams, minimum wage hikes, a 4th stimulus check and more.
Published: 1:33 PM EST January 13, 2023
Verifying answers to your questions about the IRS and payment apps, Damar Hamilin's GoFundMe, polarizing polar bears and more.
Published: 1:13 PM EST January 6, 2023
Welcome to VERIFY This, this show that separates fact from fiction.
This week we cover:
- Are poinsettias dangerous for pets?
- Can adding sugar to Christmas tree w
Published: 5:03 PM EST December 22, 2022
Finding verified answers to your questions about Pres. Biden and the border, cards for soldiers, top holiday scams, poinsettias danger to pets and more.
Published: 4:08 PM EST December 16, 2022
The Verify This team fact checks World Cup videos that have gone viral and looks at whether it takes 7 years to digest gum.
Published: 1:38 PM EST December 2, 2022
Fact-checking some of the most asked questions around Thanksgiving, from what food is safe for pets to can you microwave a turkey and does turkey make you sleepy?
Published: 10:40 AM EST November 21, 2022
Fact-checking claims and answering questions about death sentences for Iranian protesters, student loan forgiveness, slavery in US states, free insulin and more.
Published: 1:15 PM EST November 18, 2022
Fact-checking viral claims surrounding elections, the cost of Pfizer vaccines, diesel fuel shortage rumors, anti-Biden chant videos, swallowing spiders and more.
Published: 3:59 PM EDT November 4, 2022
Synopsis: From campaign ads to absentee ballots, the VERIFY team answers your questions on elections and fact checks claims ahead of the 2022 midterm elections.
Published: 3:15 PM EDT November 4, 2022
Fact-checking viral claims dealing with DNA test kits for students, COVID vaccine mandates in schools, election questions, and a viral video of "Nancy Pelosi."
Published: 4:26 PM EDT October 28, 2022
Fact-checking your questions and viral videos when it comes to elections, student loan relief applications, contaminated Halloween candy, and covid tests expiring.
Published: 7:33 PM EDT October 21, 2022
Fact-checking viral claims on the Social Security benefits hike, Facebook posts to protect your data and video of U-2 stealth bomber landing in Poland
Published: 4:59 PM EDT October 14, 2022
Fact checking claims about student loan forgiveness, EV car batteries and Category 5 hurricanes.
Published: 3:59 PM EDT October 7, 2022
Fact-checking claims about rainbow fentanyl, price of gas around mid-term elections, mobile payment scams, COVID boosters with flu shots and Nyquil chicken dangers.
Published: 4:08 PM EDT September 30, 2022
Finding answers to your questions on migrant flights from Florida, Federal Reserve interest rate hikes, Medicarperks, LGBTQ+ panic defense and Mike Tyson edibles.
Published: 3:17 PM EDT September 23, 2022
Bringing you just the facts on King Charles currency, bail in Illinois, Omicron vaccine testing, Medicare ads and teachers paying for school supplies.
Published: 10:52 AM EDT September 19, 2022
Fact-checking claims such as a cancer drug that can cure all, hospitals being required to give itemized bills, businesses legally required to take cash and more.
Published: 4:53 PM EDT September 9, 2022
Answering your questions on the student loan forgiveness plan including eligibility and costs, Pell Grants, Parent Plus loans, and paying tax on forgiven debt.
Published: 1:28 PM EDT September 2, 2022
Fact-checking your questions on claims surrounding classified documents and the president, social security payments, EV tax credit, teacher shortages and more.
Published: 5:41 PM EDT August 26, 2022
Fact-checking claims and finding answers on the Inflation Reduction Act, IRS audits, Biden's 0% inflation in July, Obama's presidential docs and toxic tampons.
Published: 12:20 PM EDT August 19, 2022
Finding answers to your questions about the chickenpox vaccine and monkeypox protection, Medicare cuts, $35 insulin for all, shading A/C units and more.
Published: 3:12 PM EDT August 12, 2022
Finding answers to your questions on the recession, suicide hotline tracking, oil sent over overseas, central A/C efficiency and the world's clearest lake.
Published: 2:18 PM EDT August 5, 2022
Finding answers to your questions including if monkeypox is a pandemic and if pharmacists can refuse to fill a prescription. Plus a look at the rise in youth suicide
Published: 5:57 PM EDT July 29, 2022
Fact checking viral claims including can pregnant women divorce, IRS buying ammo and over-the-counter birth control pills
Published: 1:22 PM EDT July 22, 2022
Fact-checking viral claims including a claim about states with abortion bans, if deepfakes are a threat to your phone's security and if there is a cosmic black hole.
Published: 6:03 PM EDT July 15, 2022
Fact-checking viral claims surrounding the pennyroyal plant and abortions, Miranda rights, cheapest day for plane tickets, Starbucks scam and more.
Published: 2:14 PM EDT July 8, 2022
Fact-checking claims about the U.S. Supreme Court and the overturning of Roe v. Wade.
Published: 5:15 PM EDT July 1, 2022
Fact-checking viral claims involving the U.S. crude oil supply, if SADS is linked to vaccines, did death contribute to the death of cattle in Kansas and more.
Published: 1:30 PM EDT June 24, 2022
We share fast facts about the Jan. 6 insurrection amid hearings; as well as fact-check viral claims on Facebook cloning, hot dog inflation and more.
Published: 6:52 PM EDT June 20, 2022
Fact-checking viral claims about the NRA being exempt from taxes, guns killing more kids than cops, if vaccines cause monkeypox and the origins of Pride month
Published: 4:27 PM EDT June 10, 2022
There are a lot of myths and misconceptions around our brains. Neuroscientist Eric Chudler, Ph.D. sheds light on some of them.
Published: 7:00 PM EST January 13, 2023
People have been having complaints about the rising cost of eggs. VERIFY expert Bernt Nelson explains how the current bird flu outbreak is contributing this.
Published: 4:54 PM EST January 11, 2023
VERIFY spoke with cardiologist Payal Kohli, M.D. to clear up misinformation about the correlation between the COVID vaccine, athletes & cardiac arrest.
Published: 1:56 PM EST January 4, 2023
VERIFY spoke with Frank Bates, a chemical engineer professor, to explain the phenomenon behind putting Mentos in soda.
Published: 3:48 PM EST November 16, 2022
VERIFY met up with San Diego County registrar of voters, Cynthia Paes to understand what safeguards are in place to make sure the election is run safely.
Published: 5:18 PM EST November 7, 2022
Anthropologist and geneticist Mark Shriver, Ph.D. talks with VERIFY about the genetics of people with blue eyes and explains how they are genetically related.
Published: 6:52 PM EDT October 31, 2022
Otolaryngologist Douglas Hildrew, M.D. talks about the pros and cons of using hydrogen peroxide to clean your ears. Along with the best way to use q-tips.
Published: 5:31 PM EDT October 21, 2022
Daniel Coelho, M.D. talks with VERIFY about ear safety including using hydrogen peroxide and best way to use Q-Tips.
Published: 2:26 PM EDT October 20, 2022
The myth of people swallowing spiders in their sleep is exactly that..a myth. Listen in on the fascinating interview with Floyd Shockley, Ph.D.
Published: 4:24 PM EDT October 19, 2022
Did you know cold weather can affect the range of an electric vehicle? Electrical Engineering professor Mark Ehsani spoke with VERIFY about this interesting question
Published: 10:54 AM EDT October 10, 2022
A VERIFY viewer wondered if batteries in electric cars drain faster when it’s cold out. EV specialist Gil Tal, Ph.D. breaksdown how cold weather effects the range of
Published: 5:32 PM EDT September 28, 2022
President Biden's student loan forgiveness program is great news for students. But how will it effect taxpayers. Andrew Lautz of the National Taxpayers Union Foundat
Published: 4:12 PM EDT September 27, 2022
Classroom supplies can get expensive especially when teachers have to pay for them on their own. DonorsChoose Manager Juan Brizuela chat with VERIFY about the issue
Published: 6:49 PM EDT September 21, 2022
AdoptAClassroom.org VP, Melissa Hruza, talks about the struggles teachers go through to buy supplies and how help to provide support
Published: 7:45 PM EDT September 15, 2022
Student loan expert, Betsy Mayotte, speaks with VERIFY about Biden's student loan forgiveness plan. She talks on who is affected and about Pell grants.
Published: 6:35 PM EDT August 25, 2022
Solar energy specialist Joshua Pearce, talks all things solar panels; advantages of getting a system, understanding the costs & installation
Published: 4:15 PM EDT August 17, 2022
Immunologist Mark Slifka, Ph.D., talks about chickenpox and monkeypox. As well as mortality rate, people who could be most at risk and the greatest
Published: 2:14 PM EDT August 12, 2022
The myth that pitbulls are naturally aggressive dogs needs context and clarity. Lori Teller, D.V.M. talks about the myth of aggressive dogs.
Published: 4:11 PM EDT August 11, 2022
People have questions about how monkeypox affects kids. Pediatric infectious disease specialist, Allison Messina, M.D., speaks on the topic.
Published: 4:35 PM EDT August 10, 2022
Ashley Korslien, reporter with KGW, discusses what "Nikki's Law" is, and how it is enforced.
Published: 4:22 PM EDT August 4, 2022
W. Carsten Andresen, associate professor at St. Edward's University, discusses the different types of LGBTQ+ panic defenses that people use.
Dr. Sheldon Campbell speaks about how long COVID can affect those who have it, as well as how it can affect testing. He also shares his thoughts on monkeypox
Published: 12:45 PM EDT July 28, 2022
Wes Davis talks to VERIFY about ways to stay cool and get the most out of your a/c unit this summer.
Published: 3:45 PM EDT July 22, 2022
Medical Director, Kelly Johnson-Arbor, M.D., talks about the food chemical, titanium dioxide, that can be found in food products, and if it is harmful to humans
Published: 3:51 PM EDT July 19, 2022
Jennifer Pancorbo, Ph.D., from North Carolina State University’s Biomanufacturing Training and Education Center, explains how the FDA approves drugs and vaccines.
Published: 11:23 AM EDT July 21, 2022
Dr. Natalia Covarrubias-Eckardt, M.D. discusses what Long Covid is, its symptoms and what to discuss with your doctor.
Published: 3:37 PM EDT July 20, 2022
Brett Snyder is the President of Cranky Concierge, an air travel assistance website. He chatted with the VERIFY team about the claims people have that Tuesday is the
Published: 12:43 PM EDT July 19, 2022
Brad Duchaine is a professor of psychological and brain sciences at Dartmouth College and co-founder of faceblind.org.
Published: 5:16 PM EDT July 18, 2022
Dr Steven Bock, a specialist in Integrative medicine, spoke with the VERIFY team about a wide range of topics on Lyme disease. Including if it's gender specific, any
Published: 8:01 PM EDT July 6, 2022
Dr. John Aucott spoke with the VERIFY team about all things Lyme disease; what Lyme disease is, how it can be treated, new treatments and misconceptions people have
Published: 7:49 PM EDT July 6, 2022
Dr. Payal Kohli speaks with VERIFY about Sudden Adult Death Syndrome. She explains what it is, who is most affected by it and the screening process.
Published: 2:47 PM EDT June 17, 2022
Social media users have posted a lot of questions about monkeypox; some are worried about another global pandemic while others ask about vaccines. See our interview.
Published: 7:25 PM EDT May 26, 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
After the leak of a Supreme Court draft opinion on Roe v. Wade many people are wondering if health data from period-tracking apps are covered under HIPAA.
Published: 12:40 PM EDT May 23, 2022