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Vials of the Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine lie in a box during preparations at the Vaccine Village in Ebersberg near Munich, Germany, Friday, March 19, 2021. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)

There’s no evidence that the Pfizer vaccine causes deaths

This Thursday, Sept. 16, 2021, photo, shows a Suffolk County Police Department missing person poster for Gabby Petito posted in Jakson, Wyo. Petito, 22, vanished while on a cross-country trip in a converted camper van with her boyfriend. Authorities say a body discovered Sunday, Sept. 19 in Wyoming, is believed to be Petito. (AP Photo/Amber Baesler)

Why the Gabby Petito case has drawn so much attention compared to other missing people cases

Ad Fontes' media bias chart, left, and AllSides' media bias chart, right. Larger versions are available to view below and on each organization's website.

Should you trust media bias charts?

TSA agent Patrisa Johnson, right, assists a traveler as they clear security before flying out of Love Field in Dallas, Wednesday, June 24, 2020. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

Amid proposals for travel vaccine mandates, is there a right to unfettered travel in the US?

Subway riders mask up in New York City as concerns over the delta variant continue. (STRF/STAR MAX/IPx)

Are cloth masks good enough against the delta COVID variant?

Empty vials that contained the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine sit in a pile at the Posta Central Hospital in Santiago, Chile, Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2021. (AP Photo/Esteban Felix)

Yes, Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine is FDA approved