Fact-Checking

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Volunteers prepare individual Thanksgiving meals for seniors in Hawthorne, N.J., on Nov. 3, 2020. With a fall surge of coronavirus infections gripping the U.S., many Americans are forgoing tradition and getting creative with celebrations. (AP Photo/Kathy Young)

The fact-based approach to keeping the coronavirus out of your Thanksgiving

In this March 2, 2017, file photo, Tucker Carlson, host of "Tucker Carlson Tonight," poses for photos in a Fox News Channel studio, in New York. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)

A screenshot of a Parler post about Tucker Carlson leaving Fox News is fake

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Brazilian election: Fact-checkers detected 16 electoral hoaxes in 48 hours, a third of the total registered in 2018