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Are Posts on Snopes.com With Multiple Authors Still Formatted Weird?
  • 19 January 2021
Only time will tell.
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The Electoral College System Isn’t ‘One Person, One Vote’
  • 9 December 2020
Voters in small states have more Electoral College votes per capita than larger, more diverse...
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Conspiracy Theories May Seem Irrational – But They Fulfill a Basic Human Need
  • 9 December 2020
Many irrational beliefs are attempts to protect mental health by responding to the human need...
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Galactic Federation? NASA Releases Statement Following Alien Rumors
  • 8 December 2020
The truth is out there, but this probably isn't it.
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A Tea-Party Group Is Fundraising Off Their Call for Martial Law. Where’s That Money Going?
  • 8 December 2020
Snopes did a little digging into the We The People Convention and learned it has...
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FILE - In this undated file photo issued by the University of Oxford on Monday, Nov. 23, 2020, a researcher in a laboratory at the Jenner Institute in Oxford, England, works on the coronavirus vaccine developed by AstraZeneca and Oxford University. With major COVID-19 vaccines showing high levels of protection, British officials are cautiously — and they stress cautiously — optimistic that life may start returning to normal by early April. Even before regulators have approved a single vaccine, the U.K. and countries across Europe are moving quickly to organize the distribution and delivery systems needed to inoculate millions of citizens. (University of Oxford/John Cairns via AP, File)
Less Than a Year to Develop a COVID Vaccine? Here’s Why You Shouldn’t Be Alarmed
  • 7 December 2020
To date, there has not been a single associated death related to COVID vaccines and...
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David Lander of ‘Squiggy’ Fame from ‘Laverne & Shirley’ Dies at 73
  • 6 December 2020
Lander was best known for playing the goofy greaser Andrew "Squiggy" Squiggman on the television...
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Pakistan’s #MeToo Case Highlights Controversial Cybercrime Law
  • 3 December 2020
Pakistan’s biggest sexual harassment case between singers Meesha Shafi and Ali Zafar exposed how the...
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What Happened to Starbucks’ Gingerbread Latte?
  • 2 December 2020
Just because we personally like something doesn't mean it's popular enough to stay on the...
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