Fact-Checking

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The TikTok logo is displayed on a smartphone screen, Sept. 28, 2020, in Tokyo, Japan. (AP Photo/Kiichiro Sato, File)

To ban or not to ban: Donald Trump’s and Joe Biden’s mixed messages on TikTok

3.Grant Writing - May 2024

New grant writing course for journalists and fact-checkers now available from the IFCN

Hunter Biden departs from federal court, Tuesday, June 11, 2024, in Wilmington, Del. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

Hunter Biden guilty on gun charges; here’s what it means and what’s next

A Border Patrol agent loads migrants seeking asylum into a van to be processed, Tuesday, June 4, 2024, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)

There aren’t 20 million to 30 million immigrants in the U.S. illegally, as Sen. Marco Rubio claimed

A volunteer instructs migrants released with notices to appear in immigration court to board a train to the San Diego International Airport in San Diego, Calif., Thursday, June 6, 2024. (AP Photo/Elliot Spagat)

Did President Joe Biden grant ‘mass amnesty’ to more than 350,000 immigrants?

Dr. Anthony Fauci, former Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, testifies during a House Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus pandemic at Capitol Hill, Monday, June 3, 2024, in Washington. (AP Photo/Mariam Zuhaib)

Did Fauci say he ‘made up’ COVID-19 rules on social distancing, masks? Let’s look at the transcript.