Breaking News

This page features brief excerpts of stories published by the mainstream media and, less frequently, blogs, alternative media, and even obviously biased sources. The excerpts are taken directly from the websites cited in each source note. Quotation marks are not used.




  • Snopes debunks slavery Internet meme

    A widely circulated list of historical "facts" about slavery dwells on the participation of non-whites as owners and traders of slaves in America.



  • Fact Check: Trump gets his Mideast history wrong

    Donald Trump on Monday painted the Middle East as an oasis of stability before Hillary Clinton's tenure as secretary of state, arguing that she and President Barack Obama "launched" the Islamic State group onto the world.