Fact Checking News
NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week
A roundup of some of the most popular, but completely untrue, headlines of the week. None of these stories are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked these out; here are the real facts: NOT REAL: Trump Is Furious After Discovering Gov't Waste THE
New York Times a favorite Trump target - and interview venue
President Donald Trump has made The New York Times a centerpiece of his war on 'fake news.'
AP FACT CHECK : On a doubt voiced about 2016 election result
AP FACT CHECK: The vice chairman of Trump's voting commission casts doubt on popular vote margin in 2016 presidential race although certified results show Hillary Clinton received nearly 2.9 million more votes than Trump.
US YouTube star in Thailand finds coin stunt falls flat
An American expat in Thailand who is a YouTube star with 3.29 million subscribers is in hot water for posting a video of an age-old practice among kids: flattening coins on railroad tracks
Holt is a steadying force for NBC as anchor
Lester Holt has been a steadying force for NBC News in two years as anchor, yet talks now of how difficult the transition was from Brian Williams
AP FACT CHECK : Trump on the 'blazing' economy, Russia, NATO
How's that "blazing" economy? At home and abroad over the past week, President Donald Trump described an America where everyone's getting rich off the stock market, money has started gushing into NATO and practically everything's on the upswing since he took office. On Russian meddling in the U.S.
AP FACT CHECK : The curious case of Trump, Putin encounters
At least one thing is known about the meeting between presidents Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin : They met. But for the first time? Or again? Depends on which accounts from Trump you choose to believe. At home and abroad over the past week, the U.S. president made a number of assertions at odds
Fact check : The Senate health care bill's effect on Medicaid
Counselor to the president Kellyanne Conway insisted this week that the Senate GOP health care bill does not include cuts to Medicaid. Meanwhile, Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price said the health care proposal would not cause Medicaid recipients to lose their health coverage. The
Jada Pinkett Smith calls Tupac Shakur biopic 'deeply hurtful'
Jada Pinkett Smith said she is hurt by her portrayal in the Tupac Shakur biopic, "All Eyez On Me." The outspoken actress took to Twitter to fact-check parts of the film, which is out in theaters today. "Forgive me my relationship to Pac is too precious to me for the scenes in 'All Eyez On Me' to
Bill Cosby trial: A complete timeline of what's happened since 2004
As the Bill Cosby sexual assault trial comes to a close in Pennsylvania after just one week, ABC News looks back at the extraordinary sequence of events that led to the public downfall and criminal prosecution of a man who was once one of America’s most beloved comedians. Mid-Jan.–Mid-Feb. 2004