Will Don Knotts Statue Be Removed in West Virginia?

Will Don Knotts Statue Be Removed in West Virginia?

On June 12, 2020, Madhouse Magazine published an article positing that officials in West Virginia had announced the removal of a statue depicting comedian and actor Don Knotts: WV to Remove Don Knotts Barney Fife…

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Did a Nationwide US Coin Shortage Occur in Summer 2020?

Did a Nationwide US Coin Shortage Occur in Summer 2020?

In the summer of 2020, we received multiple inquiries from readers about the accuracy of news reports and social media posts that referred to an ongoing shortage of coins across the United States. National and…

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Doggy Deliveries Help Colombians Shop During Pandemic

Doggy Deliveries Help Colombians Shop During Pandemic

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Did Trump Say Foreigners Attending College in the US ‘Should Not Be Thrown Out’?

Did Trump Say Foreigners Attending College in the US ‘Should Not Be Thrown Out’?

More than one critic of U.S. President Donald Trump has observed that Trump seemingly “has a tweet for everything.” That is, whatever the situation today might be, one can find an old Trump tweet about…

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Trump Threatens to Cut Federal Aid If Schools Don’t Reopen

Trump Threatens to Cut Federal Aid If Schools Don’t Reopen

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Were Weis Markets Employees Banned From Displaying the American Flag?

Were Weis Markets Employees Banned From Displaying the American Flag?

As the United States approached a fraught 2020 election season amid a national reckoning over racism and police brutality, the use and meaning of the American flag also became a subject of debate. Rumors about…

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No, Ilhan Omar Didn’t Call for Dismantling the US Economy and Political System

No, Ilhan Omar Didn’t Call for Dismantling the US Economy and Political System

On July 7, 2020, U.S. Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minnesota, made remarks on structural racism and inequality during a press conference at the Minnesota state capitol. But her words were almost immediately misrepresented by right-leaning media…

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United Warning 36,000 Workers of Possible Layoffs

United Warning 36,000 Workers of Possible Layoffs

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Did Trump Tweet This About Puerto Rico?

Did Trump Tweet This About Puerto Rico?

In May 2020, Puerto Rico Governor Wanda Vázquez announced the scheduling of a plebiscite in November on the issue of whether that U.S. territory should become a state. However, such a possibility remains unlikely during…

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Did Kanye West Wear a Confederate Flag Patch?

Did Kanye West Wear a Confederate Flag Patch?

In July 2020, Kanye West took to social media to announce that he was throwing his hat into the 2020 presidential race. As people discussed what a Ye presidency would look like — or if…

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