The former president made inaccurate claims about the murder rate in New York, the withdrawal from Afghanistan and windmills at a conservative conference.
Author: Linda Qiu
Low-Income Families Brace for End of Extra Food Stamp Benefits
When a pandemic-era boost ends on Wednesday, more than 30 million people will lose a significant amount of assistance.
Fact-Checking Biden Before the State of the Union
We examined the president’s recent statements.
Agriculture Dept. Proposes Limits on Sugar and Salt in School Meals
The proposed guidelines are part of the Biden administration’s push to address childhood obesity, diabetes and other diet-related diseases.
Assessing Political Spin in the Debt Ceiling Fight
Republicans have wrongly suggested that President Biden and his party are solely responsible for the situation, while Democrats have overstated former President Donald J. Trump’s role.
Justice Dept. Dismantles a Major Ransomware Operation
The department said it had successfully prevented victims from having to pay $130 million in ransoms to Hive, a prolific ransomware gang, before seizing two of the group’s servers on Wednesday night.
Families Struggle as Pandemic Program Offering Free School Meals Ends
A federal benefit guaranteeing free school meals to millions more students has expired as food prices have risen. Many families are feeling the pinch.
Fact-Checking Trump’s 2024 Bid for Presidency Announcement
Donald Trump uttered the first inaccurate claim about two minutes in and a few minutes later, ticked off at least four hyperbolic claims about his own accomplishments.
Farmland Values Hit Record Highs, Pricing Out Farmers
Small farmers are now going up against deep-pocketed investors, including private equity firms and real estate developers.
Fact-Checking the Misleading Claim About 87,000 Tax Agents
The claim, which has been debunked numerous times, has resurged ahead of the midterm elections. Here’s why it’s still wrong.