snopes.com Update:28 September 2016
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President Obama is not purging U.S. military leaders who refuse to fire on U.S. citizens.
WARNING: Photograph shows the aftermath of a grisly tug-of-war contest in which two men lost their arms.
Fake news reports that an African American man living in the Boston area was shot by police officers following a dispute regarding a marijuana cigarette.
Fake news reports a woman saved multiple lives by using her concealed carry pistol to take down a department store shooter in Virginia.
A video purportedly depicting Black Lives Matter protesters beating a homeless vet in Charlotte in fact was filmed in London and unrelated to BLM protests.
Multiple online outlets falsely reported that the Ford Motor Company had donated $100 million to the Black Lives Matter movement.
A fear-mongering article based on old statistics and speculation circulated in September 2016, stating that radiation from Fukushima had caused 100% infant mortality among Orca Whales.
Two images of three Danville, Virginia, police vehicles with their hoods raised led to incorrect claims the practice was sanctioned to obstruct dash cams.
An erroneous report about Charlotte protesters brought to that city from other states stemmed from one police spokesman's speculative estimate.
Old broadcast legend holds that the wife of a famous golfer blurted out on the air that she kisses her husband's balls for luck.
A viral Facebook repost reported Walmart's bakery employees refused to sell a 'thin blue line' retirement cake to a policeman's daughter because they deemed it racist.
An anonymous resident of East Texas shared his opinion of the Black Lives Matter movement.
A medical study purportedly showed that watching a scary movie can burn a significant number of calories and even reduce the risk of obesity.
The third-party nominee was asked to leave the site of the first presidential debate at Hofstra University.
Memes claim that modern law enforcement evolved out of slave patrols.
Just ahead of the fall holidays, a viral social media rumor suggested the pumpkin in pumpkin pie is secretly produced from other squash.
The Republican presidential nominee tweeted in 2012 that China invented the concept of global warming, but he didn't delete the statement during the debate.
A fake news story reported that Hillary Clinton was given her questions for the first presidential debate of 2016 a week in advance.
A back-and-forth about controversial "stop and frisk" law enforcement policies dominated part of the first presidential debate of 2016.
A widely-shared video wrongly identifies a South African officer charged with rape as an NYPD employee.
In 2006, the FBI issued a warning that infiltration by groups such as the KKK into law enforcement agencies could present a security risk.
Tiffany & Co. never made or sold slave collars, and a viral image of a slave collar is not from an exhibit at Washington's Museum of African American History and Culture.
The Marine Corps Recruiting Command has announced they're considering replacing their 39-year-old recruiting slogan, "The Few, The Proud, The Marines."
The Royal British Legion will not be refraining from the sale of poppies in "certain areas" because minorities are offended.
A video purportedly showing a wire running down Hillary Clinton's back was shared as proof she wore a secret earpiece during the first presidential debate.
The brutal murder of an elderly white Georgia woman involving African-American suspects has not proved to be a racially motivated killing.
Reports that Trump would not attend the final presidential debates if Hillary Clinton showed up originated with a satirical column.
GOP candidate Donald Trump has repeatedly stated that he opposed the invasion of Iraq before it took place in 2003. Here's what the public record shows.
Peres served as the country's prime minister and president, and worked in many other aspects of government during his seven decades in politics.