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Calle 13 Isn't Separating, Residente Clarifies Group’s Recent Decision

The Huffington Post | Carolina Moreno | Posted 07.28.2015 | Latino Voices

René “Residente” Pérez wants to reassure fans that they haven’t seen the last of Calle 13. The singer clarified o...

Malik Yoba's "Empire" Co-Stars Shoot Down Rumors of Cocaine Use

Akoshia Yoba | Posted 05.24.2015 | Entertainment
Akoshia Yoba

Actors Jussie Smollett (who plays Jamal) and Yazz (Hakeem), Malik Yoba's co-stars on the FOX hit series "Empire," set the record straight about recent, allegations (supposedly from an anonymous source) attributing Yoba's exit from the show to a cocaine addiction.

Rumor is the Most Effective Communication

Connie Dieken | Posted 12.10.2014 | Business
Connie Dieken

Everyone is a broadcaster today. Yet our social media accounts don't come with ethics training. We are not required to check sources or accuracy before we spread a fire hose of misinformation through Twitter, Facebook or any other format.

Are Taylor Swift and Katy Perry Really Fighting Over John Mayer?

Nikki Gloudeman | Posted 11.12.2014 | Entertainment
Nikki Gloudeman

Apparently, the fact that Swift said there was a "personal element" to the fight is proof-positive that it has to do with Mayer. Because, you know, the only personal thing that can exist for women is men.

Rumors: Are Lebanese Media Culprits? Take 2

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 10.10.2014 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

Rumors are Lebanon's daily bread with legacy media and citizen journalists accused of fanning the flames amid domestic political unrest, economic uncertainty, and regional upheaval whose sparks are burning Lebanese fingers.

Rumors: Are Lebanese Media Culprits?

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 10.05.2014 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

News of a mini civil war in Lebanon between the Lebanese army and fighters thought to belong to the Islamic State (formerly ISIS) triggered a wave of rumors this week that were blamed in part on traditional media.

Joel McHale Finally Addresses That Big Rumor

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 06.27.2014 | Comedy

No "Soup" host for you, CBS. In May, Joel McHale retweeted a photo of himself, CBS head Les Moonves and Julie Chen, and then everyone lost it. The ...

Book of Odds Looks at the 2014 Boston Marathon

Amram Shapiro | Posted 03.31.2014 | Crime
Amram Shapiro

Boston is the home of Book of Odds, and in memory of those killed and wounded, and in honor of the bravery and solidarity displayed by so many, we use our tools to look at the odds of this horrific attack.

Jason Linkins

Disgraced Ex-Congressman Floats Rumors That Republicans Want Him To Run Again | Jason Linkins | Posted 12.12.2013 | Politics

A few weeks ago, the New York Daily News' Dan Friedman reported that a Justice Department investigation into alleged fundraising improprieties involvi...

Oh, the Hypocrisy! "Don't Tell Them I Did That!"

Monique Honaman | Posted 02.05.2014 | Divorce
Monique Honaman

Cheat. Get caught. Apologize and ask for forgiveness. Be shown grace and forgiveness. Pause and repeat.

Courtney Stodden's New Man Speaks Out

RumorFix | Posted 01.26.2014 | Celebrity

Does Courtney Stodden have daddy issues? You decide. The 19-year-old has gone from the arms of a 53-year-old right into another one. tracked down Edward Lozzi, who was photographed Friday in an embrace with the Internet darling.

5 "Facts" About Drinking that Just Are Not True

The Daily Meal | Posted 10.28.2013 | Taste
The Daily Meal

You do your best to avoid the typical things: no beer before liquor, drinking a cup of coffee so you can sober up efficiently before bed, and staying away from the Red Bull and vodka. Sadly, however, none of these things are actually going to help you out.

Jason Linkins

Surely The Obama Administration Is Joking About This 'Have Larry Summers Run The Federal Reserve' Thing! | Jason Linkins | Posted 07.25.2013 | Politics

Way way back at the end of this period of time that we like to call "the 1990s," Time magazine featured Alan Greenspan, Robert Rubin, and Larry Summer...

Eleazar David Melendez

Regulators Take Note Of Stock Market Hoax On Twitter | Eleazar David Melendez | Posted 02.03.2013 | Business

From the boiler room-basement brokerages of southern New Jersey to the opulent office suites of midtown Manhattan hedge funds, the U.S. financial poli...

Dell Shares Go Bananas On Buyout Talk

Mark Gongloff | Posted 03.16.2013 | Business
Mark Gongloff

Dell shares are going bananas right now on rumors of a magical unicorn rescue, also known as a private equity buyout.

Jason Linkins

Republican Voters Pretty Sure 2012 Election Was Stolen By Non-Existent Organization | Jason Linkins | Posted 12.05.2012 | Politics

How badly are Republican voters taking the results of the 2012 election? Pretty badly, according to the latest numbers from Public Policy Polling. Ful...

Ayn Rand, Barack Obama and Critical Thinking

James Peron | Posted 01.14.2013 | Politics
James Peron

Don't confuse opinions, which one may hand out freely, with facts. Opinions are cheap; facts are valuable.

Jason Linkins

Connection Between Obama's Honorary Degree, Rolling Papers Confirmed By Multiple Sources | Jason Linkins | Posted 11.02.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Daily Caller broke the news Friday that a single anonymous source is pretty sure he heard correctly when another guy told him that P...

Jason Linkins

Game-Changed! Daily Caller Has A Random Guy Who Thinks He Knows Obama's GPA | Jason Linkins | Posted 11.02.2012 | Politics

Go ahead and give Mitt Romney all of your unskewed Electoral College votes, folks, because The Daily Caller has done changed the game with their recen...

So Madonna Called Obama a Muslim: How Misinformation Spreads

Ullrich Ecker | Posted 12.02.2012 | Science
Ullrich Ecker

It was obvious to most people that Madonna meant it as a joke, but chances are it will have reinforced belief in the Obama-Muslim myth in others, or even planted a seed of misinformation in the minds of people who have never even thought about Obama's faith.

Washington Died In Office? Ten Shocking Rumors About The Founding Fathers | Posted 06.22.2012 | Weird News

Sure, you've heard the rumor that Thomas Jefferson had an affair with one of his slaves. But did you know that George Washington may have been mur...

Jason Linkins

Surely President Obama Is Joking About This Whole 'Let's Have Larry Summers Run The World Bank' Thing! | Jason Linkins | Posted 01.18.2012 | Politics

The hot scoop of the day, where emeritus members of the Committee To Save The World are concerned, is that President Barack Obama is mulling naming fo...

Kim And Kris Still Going Strong (On Twitter, At Least)

Posted 12.24.2011 | Weddings

Kim Kardashian and Kris Humphries have been married less than three months -- so of course it's natural that divorce rumors have already begun to rage...

Jason Linkins

Days After Ames "Clarified" Race, Everyone's Back To Looking For A GOP Savior To Join The 2012 Field | Jason Linkins | Posted 10.17.2011 | Politics

Most of the media presented the aftermath of the Ames Straw Poll as a newly clarified field of GOP candidates. Too bad all of that "clarity" lasted... oh, you know... a few hours. Then, suddenly, things weren't clear anymore.

PHOTOS: Celebrity Death Hoaxes

Posted 10.12.2011 | Celebrity

Don't go to New Zealand if you're a celebrity, you'll probably end up dead. Of course that's not really true, but falling off the Kauri Cliffs has be...