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Respiratory Illnesses in Children in China Not So ‘Mysterious’

Respiratory Illnesses in Children in China Not So ‘Mysterious’

Five Republican senators have penned a letter to President Joe Biden urging him to ban travel to the U.S. from China because of a surge in “mystery” respiratory illnesses among children. But the letter selectively cites outdated information from the World Health Organization, and experts say the illnesses are likely due to known viruses and bacteria and aren’t unexpected.

What Zika Means for Americans

What Zika Means for Americans

During floor addresses urging Congress to act on President Obama’s $1.9 billion request for emergency funds to combat the Zika virus, a number of senators made claims that were either misleading or lacked context.

Clinton Wrong About Wall Street Attacks

Clinton Wrong About Wall Street Attacks

Hillary Clinton falsely claimed she is “the only candidate” in the presidential campaign “on either side” who has been attacked in advertising funded by “Wall Street financiers and hedge fund managers.”

Rubio Oversimplifies FBI-Apple Battle

Rubio Oversimplifies FBI-Apple Battle

Sen. Marco Rubio said the FBI has asked Apple to disable “the auto-erase mode on one phone in the entire world.” But the FBI, which is seeking access to the San Bernardino shooter’s iPhone, has asked Apple to write software that could do more than that.

FactChecking the 10th GOP Debate

FactChecking the 10th GOP Debate

In a Texas showdown, Republican presidential candidates stretched the truth in the last debate before Super Tuesday.

Repeat Debate Claims: GOP Version

Repeat Debate Claims: GOP Version

This video from FlackCheck.org covers some of the claims most often repeated during the Republican presidential debates.

Videos: FactChecking Cruz and Clinton

Videos: FactChecking Cruz and Clinton

This week, CNN’s Jake Tapper and FactCheck.org bring you two fact-checking videos featuring claims made by Sen. Ted Cruz and Hillary Clinton.