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Still refusing to accept the results of an election he lost, Trump made numerous false claims about how the 2020 presidential election was 'rigged.'

Former President Donald Trump’s town hall event felt like a lightning round of false and misleading claims — most of which we’ve heard before - on voter fraud, immigration, classified documents and more. Read more»

An Arizona National Guard soldier tests a member of the Tohono O’odham Nation for COVID-19 in Santa Rosa in August, 2020.

May 11 will mark the end of the federal public health emergency for COVID-19, bringing changes to health care and public benefits, including changes in the cost of COVID-19 tests and treatments and the potential loss of access to free COVID-19 vaccines for people who are uninsured. Read more»

Class E non-violent felonies like this are punishable by one and one-third to four years in prison, but probation is also possible.

A grand jury in New York voted to indict former President Donald Trump, and while the specific charges for now are unknown, here are the events leading up to the criminal indictment – the first ever filed against a U.S. president. Read more»

A special counsel was appointed “to investigate whether any person or entity violated the law in connection with this matter,” and the White House said they would cooperate with the investigation.

Four months after criticizing former President Trump for classified documents found in his home at Mar-a-Lago, President Biden now finds himself ensnared in his own classified documents investigation - and while there are differences in the case, events continue to unfold. Read more»

Garland’s orders appointing Smith and Hur authorize them to 'prosecute federal crimes arising from the investigation of these matters,' or refer 'discrete prosecutions' to 'the appropriate United States Attorney.' 

Special counsels have been appointed by Attorney General Merrick Garland for investigations into how classified documents ended up in the homes of President Joe Biden and former President Trump - but who are the counsels and what can they actually do? Read more»

Republican Reps. Bill Huizenga and Alex Mooney introduced H.R. 263, the Stop Trying to Obsessively Vilify Energy (STOVE) Act. The bill seeks to 'prohibit any rule or guidance that bans gas stoves in the United States.'

The Biden administration is not planning to ban gas stoves, but comments from a commissioner on the CPSC about gas stoves being a “hidden hazard” and that “products that can’t be made safe can be banned” provided just enough fuel to stoke fear and outrage. Read more»

A woman holds paperwork, while standing in line at the Morley pedestrian crossing in Nogales, Son.

President Joe Biden, who made his first visit as president to the southern border, and Republican Texas Gov. Greg Abbott, offered competing versions of who’s to blame for a spike in illegal immigration - but both twisted some facts to fit their partisan narratives. Read more»

An election worker gathers ballots at the Maricopa County Tabulation and Election Center on Nov. 10, 2022.

A judge on Dec. 24 dismissed Kari Lake’s claim that there was no chain of custody for 300,000 mail-in ballots in Maricopa County, Arizona, during the 2022 election, yet posts on social media continue to spread the baseless claim. Read more»

There were some factual missteps in several nominating speeches by lawmakers as Rep. Kevin McCarthy repeatedly fell short of the votes needed to become speaker of the House.

There were some factual missteps in several nominating speeches by lawmakers as Rep. Kevin McCarthy repeatedly fell short of the votes needed to become speaker of the House. Read more»

Several European countries have reported an early spike of group A strep infections, mostly among children, including cases of rare but deadly bacterial infections. There is no evidence the increase is being caused by nasal spray flu vaccines, as social media posts baselessly suggest. Flu vaccination may even indirectly prevent strep A. Read more»

The House Select Committee to investigate the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol lasted over a year and a half and conducted more than 1,000 interviews.

After a year and a half, the House Select Committee to Investigate the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol released a 154-page summary of its final report that concludes former President Donald Trump was responsible for a “multi-part plan to overturn the 2020 Presidential election.” Read more»

Airmen and civilians at Dover Air Force Base ready a shipment of ammunition, weapons and other equipment bound for Ukraine in late January.

The Ukrainian aid legislation, which passed with broad bipartisan approval, includes about $19 billion for military support - though not all of that will be transferred to Ukraine - and the rest of the $40 billion included humanitarian and economic aid, among other measures. Read more»

An election worker gathers ballots at the Maricopa County Tabulation and Election Center on Nov. 10, 2022.

Online posts falsely claim that while 540,000 voters went to the polls in Maricopa County on Election Day, county officials only counted 248,000 ballots - but the total voters included people dropping off mail-in ballots - which are considered early votes - and provisional ballots that day. Read more»

The current spike is not a surprise to experts who’ve been watching a disruption in the circulation of seasonal viruses.

Experts say the spike of respiratory syncytial virus infections hospitals across the country are seeing among children is most likely caused by an immunity gap created by the lack of exposure to the virus over the past couple of years - not the pediatric COVID-19 vaccine. Read more»

Arizona’s election workers received more than twice as many ballots on Election Day as they had in the previous four days combined. They weren’t able to start processing those ballots until after polls had closed.

Social media posts falsely claim Florida counted all of its votes on Election Day and states that took longer committed “voter fraud,” but Florida election officials start counting ballots before Election Day, and most states don’t allow vote counting to begin until polls close. Read more»

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