snopes.com Update:12 October 2016
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A repurposed and fake photograph does not show a shark swimming down a Daytona Beach street during Hurricane Matthew.
It’s flu season, and that means a whole new wave of recycled anti-vaccine fearmongering.
NFL player Jared Cook posted a picture on Twitter showing what he claims to be a fried chicken head that came in his meal.
A new report criticizing 'pervasive racial bias' against African-Americans has right-wing websites in a tizzy.
A fake news site exacerbated Hurricane Matthew fears by claiming that looters were involved in a massive deadly shootout in Daytona Beach.
After Wikileaks published 'The Podesta Emails,' a hoax claimed Hillary Clinton had called progressive voters a 'bucket of losers.'
An Iraqi news agency reported that the Islamic State's central fatwa committee issued a decree prohibiting the breeding of cats inside houses in Mosul.
A clip of Barack Obama reading from his book "Dreams of My Father" has been shared out of context.
A photograph purportedly showing a man with eye cancer caused by using his cell phone at night actually captures a case of pinkeye.
After seven species of yellow-faced bees were added to the endangered species list in October 2016, a rumor circulated that all bees had been classified as endangered.
Fake news articles inaccurately credited Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt with $10 million in donations to the hurricane-ravaged nation of Haiti.
An image showing the founders of Ben & Jerry's Ice Cream holding a "We Hate Cops" sign has been photoshopped.
The Ruth's Chris Steak House restaurant in Ann Arbor bit off more than they could chew and left customers disgruntled with their football-based promotion.
Viral news stories misattributed an article written by "9/11 Truth" advocates as one published in the European Scientific Journal. It was actually published in Europhysics News, which is not peer-reviewed.
Another unverified account of a police officer denied service, this one at a Louisiana Kroger grocery store, has gone viral.
In keeping with the fake news trend of regional newspaper impostors, once such site falsely reported that a fugitive had created a 'real life human centipede.'
A Facebook image falsely suggested that Melania Trump had copied her statement regarding her husband's offensive statements about women from Hillary Clinton.
Republican candidate Donald Trump's wife, Melania, wore a blouse style known as "pussy-bow" to the second presidential debate.
Rumors swirled that Donald Trump's 'locker-room talk' had prompted VP candidate Mike Pence to seek an escape route.
The former White House intern hasn't publicly expressed a presidential preference outside of fake news.
The Supreme Court Justice said she "wouldn't lock up" Colin Kaepernick but thinks taking a knee during the national anthem is "arrogant."
The push comes as Columbus Day receives increasing criticism for erasing the historical contributions of indigenous people of the Americas.
Bush can be heard making lewd comments about women alongside Donald Trump in a 2005 audio recording.
Shuttering of 'Eighth Wonder of the World' marks fifth Atlantic City casino closing since 2014.
Conspiracy theorists hold that the U.S. repainted some of its fighter jets to look like Russian planes in preparation for a "false flag" attack on Syria.
A long-circulating rumor holds that Bill Clinton raped an Oxford classmate named Eileen Wellstone and was expelled over the incident.
A quote purportedly from Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton about the role of the Supreme Court is a hoax.
DeNiro was supposed to record an ad for a nonpartisan voter campaign but went off script to lambaste Trump instead.
A fake news story reported that Elizabeth II will be retiring in February 2017 and passing the crown to her grandson, Prince William.
A satirical item published by The New Yorker reported that Russian president Vladimir Putin had cancelled a campaign appearance with Donald Trump.
Proceedings in a civil suit against Donald Trump alleging he raped a 13-year-old girl are not scheduled to take place until after the election.
In the wake of rising costs, consumers are sharing potentially dangerous alternatives to the EpiPen, the life-saving epinephrine injector.
An e-mail chain revealed by WikiLeaks purportedly documents that Hillary Clinton privately maintains an anti-marriage equality stance while publicly stating otherwise.
The First Lady gave a 2014 speech in Topeka commemorating Brown v. Board of Education but did not urge students engage in "KGB-style" enforcement of racial tolerance.
Arts advocate Bill Ivey says a leaked e-mail to Clinton deputy John Podesta did not reveal a political "master plan" requiring a "compliant citizenry."
Rumor holds that Donald Trump disparaged his wife Ivana's breast implants to the media during their marriage, and that the implants were an issue in their divorce.
The Republican presidential nominee was furious over a conference call in which the House Speaker instructed the party to focus on down-ticket races instead of defending Trump.
The term "sand nigger" does appear in e-mail sent by Hillary Clinton and published by Wikileaks, but she did not use the term herself to describe Muslims.
Viral news stories falsely claimed that "new research" proved your intelligence is inherited only from your mother.
A parody page said Christopher Columbus was the first person to set foot on the North American continent, not the former Republican congresswoman.
The move to pursue federal contempt charges against Maricopa County sheriff Joe Arpaio stems from his controversial "immigration patrols."
Carrie Fisher tweeted that she believed Donald Trump uses cocaine, but later walked back the statement.
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