Cannabis won’t be legal at the federal level until Congress acts to remove it from the Controlled Substances Act, an expert told VERIFY.
The claim comes from a court ruling on the state’s process for flagging noncitizen voters. The ruling doesn’t allow Texas to revoke registrations without...
Despite many claims stating otherwise, you cannot prevent Facebook from using your data or photos by posting a message on Facebook.
Although Dawn dish soap can kill fleas, it should not be used as a flea treatment for pets because it could irritate their skin...
Fakes exist, but the original photo showing windows holding back a wall of water during Hurricane Ian is real
Dixie Whatley, who posted the viral photo, told VERIFY a neighbor took the photo from their Naples, Florida, building.
Politicians don’t always need musician approval to use songs in ads, but they need to buy the license
Political candidates need to purchase licenses to use copyrighted music in their TV spots. Those rights are often owned by artists, but not always.
The edited clip shared on social media uses years-old footage from an Azerbaijani TV show and doesn't depict current events in Iran.
No, a video doesn’t show Florida students walking through a flooded school hallway after Hurricane Ian
A video showing students walking on top of benches to avoid floodwaters wasn’t taken in Florida or after Hurricane Ian struck. It was taken...
Some borrowers with privately held federal student loans are no longer eligible for debt relief if they didn’t apply to consolidate them before Sept....
Gov. Abbott and Beto O'Rourke went head-to-head in the first and likely only gubernatorial debate Friday.
Yes, water was ‘sucked out’ of Tampa Bay by Hurricane Ian in phenomenon called ‘reverse storm surge’
Photos and videos show Tampa Bay empty of water during Hurricane Ian. This is due to a phenomenon called “reverse storm surge,” experts explain.
No, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez didn’t tweet that electric cars are better than gas during a hurricane
Ocasio-Cortez said she never tweeted about electric cars during hurricanes in 2019. The viral claim has circulated on social media for years.
The VERIFY team is fact-checking images and videos that have come from Hurricane Ian. Here is what is true and false.
The viral clip shows Shepard Smith, who left Fox News in 2019, discussing the path of Hurricane Matthew, which hit the East Coast in...
More than 87,000 pounds of ready-to-eat meat products distributed by Behrmann Meat and Processing have been recalled for possible listeria contamination.
Separate flood insurance policies are available through private companies or a national program managed by FEMA.
A viral clip of President Biden telling people to get vaccinated when preparing for hurricane season wasn’t taken right before Hurricane Ian. The video...
Yes, University of Idaho told staff they could be fired and charged for promoting abortion, contraception
The University of Idaho is urging staff members to “remain neutral” in discussions about abortion and avoid promoting contraception in response to state laws.
People who were exposed to toxic water at Camp Lejeune from 1953 to 1987 can request relief under the Camp Lejeune Justice Act. Here's...