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Viral photo of Taylor Swift and Travis Kelce is fake
Amid dating rumors, a photo of Travis Kelce and Taylor Swift appearing to disembark a plane together in Jacksonville went viral. The photo is not real.
Yes, the viral images of Dodger Stadium following Tropical Storm Hilary are real
Dodger Stadium did not flood. Aerial video that appears to show the stadium parking lot underwater is an illusion.
Yes, it is legal to adopt someone over the age of 18 in Tennessee
In the wake of former NFL player Michael Oher’s court petition, questions are arising about the adult adoption process in Tennessee.
Viral graph uses flawed data to falsely connect athlete deaths to the COVID-19 vaccine
VERIFY analyzed the data and found many of the deaths listed were not among athletes or from cardiac arrest. There’s scant evidence that many were even vaccinated.
Has Taylor Swift put a ‘curse’ on the NBA playoffs? What we can VERIFY
Online posts claim NBA teams have been eliminated from the playoffs if Taylor Swift makes a stop in or near their city on her Eras Tour. That’s true.
No, there has never been a documented case of somebody filling out a perfect men's bracket
Has there ever been a documented case of somebody filling out a perfect men's bracket? The VERIFY team confirms this is false.
Yes, March is a popular month for vasectomies so men can recover watching March Madness
Most men get vasectomies before the March Madness NCAA basketball tournament. That is so they can recover while watching college hoops.
March Madness bracket winnings are taxable
Federal tax law requires you to report gambling winnings, whether you’re betting in your office pool, at the casino or online during March Madness.
Why American flags sometimes appear backward on uniforms
Baseball teams and U.S. military alike wear flag patches with the stars facing right, making them look flipped or reversed.
Claim about Kansas 'genital inspection' needs context
A ban in Kansas on transgender youth in school sports doesn’t mention examinations or inspections, or any other way the ban could be enforced.
Yes, two women ran in the Boston Marathon before women were officially allowed to compete
Bobbi Gibb and Kathrine Switzer were the first two women to run the Boston Marathon in the 1960s. Women weren’t officially allowed to compete in the race until 1972.
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