News Facts Network (NFN) publishes news that is certified to be low biased and factual according to Media Bias Fact Check. MBFC vets each original article for accuracy and clearly labels the bias of the original source. Below is aggregated news from the least biased and High Factual United Press International (UPI) as well as up-to-the-minute fact checks from around the world.
Canada says Iran 'fully responsible' for downing Ukrainian jetliner
on June 25, 2021 at 5:42 am
Iran's high-ranking civilian and military authorities are "fully responsible" for shooting down a Ukrainian passenger jet early last year, killing all on board, a new report published by the Canada said.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo signs Gender Recognition Act into law
on June 25, 2021 at 5:42 am
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has signed into law a bill that will allow New Yorkers to designate their gender on state-issued identification with an "X."
North Korea expanding air base, according to satellite imagery
on June 25, 2021 at 4:55 am
North Korea has conducted "major maintenance and expansion" at Sunchon Airbase, home to the country's most modern aircraft, according to satellite imagery analyzed by think tank the Strategic and International Studies.
Daily Source Bias Check: American Psychoanalytic Association
by Media Bias Fact Check on June 25, 2021 at 4:00 am
PRO-SCIENCE These sources consist of legitimate science or are evidence-based through the use of credible scientific sourcing. Legitimate science follows the scientific method, is unbiased,... The post Daily Source Bias Check: American Psychoanalytic Association appeared first on Media Bias/Fact […]
Police arrest 19-year-old for Austin shooting that killed 1, injured 13
on June 25, 2021 at 3:02 am
Authorities in Texas said they have arrested a 19-year-old accused of killing one person and injuring 13 others during a mass shooting earlier this month in Austin.
On This Day, June 25: Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit kidnapped
on June 25, 2021 at 3:00 am
On June 25, 2006, Israeli soldier Gilad Shalit was kidnapped by militants from the Gaza Strip. He was released Oct. 18, 2011.
UPI News Quiz: NASA, Britney Spears, India Walton
on June 25, 2021 at 3:00 am
NASA reveals crew of Artemis 1, Britney Spears asks to end conservatorship, India Walton poised to become mayor of Buffalo... how closely did you follow the headlines this week? Take the UPI News Quiz for June 25, 2021.
Three Texas men sentenced for hate crimes over using dating app to target gay men
on June 25, 2021 at 1:41 am
Three Texas men have each been sentenced to more than a decade in prison after pleading guilty to using a smartphone dating application to target gay men with hate crimes.
Is 150 Years Really the Limit of Human Lifespan?
by David Mikkelson on June 25, 2021 at 12:39 am
Just how long could a human actually live? It’s a question people have been asking for centuries.
U.S. bans imports of solar panel materials tied to forced labor in Xinjiang
on June 25, 2021 at 12:21 am
The White House on Thursday announced a slew of measures to prevent the forced labor of China's Muslim minority Uighurs from entering the U.S. supply chain, specifically targeting companies in Xinjiang region that produc
Was Coca-Cola Originally Green?
by Snopes Staff on June 25, 2021 at 12:15 am
It's a common fixture of "did you know" trivia lists — but is it true?
Child soldiers used to carry out massacre of 138 in Burkina Faso
on June 24, 2021 at 11:53 pm
The government of Burkina Faso said Thursday that child soldiers were used to carry out a massacre that killed at least 138 people in the village Solhan earlier this month.
As many as 99 missing, 1 killed in Miami-area condo collapse
on June 24, 2021 at 10:26 pm
At least one person was killed and as many as 99 were missing Thursday after about half of the units in a high-rise oceanfront condominium building near Miami Beach collapsed overnight.
At least 150 injured as tornado tears through Czech Republic
on June 24, 2021 at 10:05 pm
At least 150 people were injured as a powerful tornado swept through the Czech Republic on Thursday.
Fact Check: This Blog Post Does NOT Prove 25,800 Deaths Were Caused By The mRNA Vaccines Against COVID-19
by Dean Miller on June 24, 2021 at 9:19 pm
Does this blog post prove 25,800 people have died of reactions to COVID vaccines? No, that's not true: The claim recycles an oft-rebuked misuse of the U.S. government's unverified list of vaccine reaction reports called VAERS (Vaccine Adverse Events Reporting...
House committee approves sweeping tech antitrust package
on June 24, 2021 at 8:33 pm
The House Judiciary Committee passed a package of six big tech antitrust bills on Thursday after 23 hours of debate.
Fact Check: Returning Business Reply Mail To Sender Does NOT Support the USPS or 'Fight Junk Mail'
by Kaiyah Clarke on June 24, 2021 at 8:15 pm
Are you supporting the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) and reducing junk mail if you return unsolicited business-reply mail to the sender using the enclosed prepaid envelope? No, that's not true: The USPS does not reap any benefits from this action,...
Fact Check: COVID-19 'Breakthrough Infections' Are NOT An Unexpected Occurrence In Vaccinated People
by Sarah Thompson on June 24, 2021 at 8:00 pm
Does a screenshot of a Newsweek headline tell the whole story about 10,000 COVID infections reported in fully vaccinated people? No, this headline has been intentionally separated from the Newsweek article that describes what the CDC reported on May 25,...
Fake Billie Eilish Livestream Fools Thousands on TikTok
by Jordan Liles on June 24, 2021 at 7:45 pm
At one point, more than 43,300 people were watching at 3 a.m. EDT.
Top General Blasts Rep. Matt Gaetz for ‘Offensive’ Comment About Military Being ‘Woke’
by Bethania Palma on June 24, 2021 at 7:07 pm
And the exchange went viral.
Judge blocks debt relief program for farmers of color
on June 24, 2021 at 7:03 pm
A federal judge in Florida has blocked a debt relief program for farmers of color in response to a lawsuit from a White farmer.
Songwriter Diane Warren Saves Escaped Cow from Slaughter
by AP News on June 24, 2021 at 6:53 pm
Songwriter Diane Warren stepped in to save the life of cow that eluded capture for more than a day after a herd escaped from a Southern California slaughterhouse and stampeded through a suburb.
Many Feared Dead After Florida Beachfront Condo Collapses
by AP News on June 24, 2021 at 6:49 pm
A beachfront condo building partially collapsed outside Miami, killing at least one person and trapping others in the tower that resembled a giant fractured dollhouse.
Aunt Jemima Syrup Now Hitting Store Shelves Under New Brand Name
by Bethania Palma on June 24, 2021 at 6:36 pm
The change was announced following the Black Lives Matter protests of the spring and summer of 2020.
Kentucky Kroger shooter Gregory Bush receives another life sentence on hate crimes charges
on June 24, 2021 at 6:30 pm
A man sentenced to life imprisonment for killing two people in what authorities described as a racially motivated shooting at a Kentucky Kroger received another life sentence Thursday for the murders.
Rudy Giuliani’s Bogus Election Fraud Claims
by Eugene Kiely on June 24, 2021 at 6:24 pm
A New York court suspended Rudy Giuliani's license to practice law in that state for making "demonstrably false and misleading statements" about the 2020 presidential election results. We recap some of the bogus claims that we have previously debunked. The post Rudy Giuliani’s Bogus Election […]
WATCH: Netflix Reality Dating Show ‘Sexy Beasts’ Has Contestants Dressing Up in Cosplay
by Madison Dapcevich on June 24, 2021 at 5:43 pm
And you thought your dating life was weird.
Biden administration working on plans to evacuate thousands of Afghans
on June 24, 2021 at 5:29 pm
The Biden administration will relocate Afghan interpreters and others who assisted U.S. forces to other countries while they wait for special immigrant visas to enter the United States.
Did Someone Once Write a Check on the Side of a Cow?
by David Mikkelson on June 24, 2021 at 5:25 pm
A check doesn't necessarily have to be written on paper. It can be written on anything, as long as it has the necessary elements.
Do Senators Who Support Voting Reform Bill Represent 43M More People Than Those Against?
by Dan MacGuill on June 24, 2021 at 5:14 pm
A filibuster by Senate Republicans halted a major piece of Democratic legislation, the For the People Act, in June 2021.
Fact Check: U.S. Citizens Do NOT Pay A Percentage Of Their Taxes To The Queen Of England
by Christiana Dillard on June 24, 2021 at 5:03 pm
Do U.S. citizens pay a percentage of their taxes to the queen of England via the IRS, and is the IRS not part of the federal government? No, that's not true: The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is a bureau of...
S&P 500, Nasdaq hit record highs following Biden infrastructure deal
on June 24, 2021 at 5:03 pm
The S&P 500 and Nasdaq Composite both hit record highs and the Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 322 points on Thursday following the announcement of a bipartisan infrastructure deal.
Navy defends call for 1 destroyer in 2022 budget, tells Congress new contract coming
on June 24, 2021 at 4:56 pm
The acting secretary of the U.S. Navy on Thursday defended the call for only one Arleigh Burke-class Flight III destroyer in this year's budget instead of two during a congressional budget hearing.
Teamsters vote to make helping Amazon workers unionize a priority
on June 24, 2021 at 4:51 pm
The International Brotherhood of Teamsters voted Thursday in favor of a plan to support unionization efforts for Amazon warehouse workers and drivers in the United States.
Fact Check: BBC News Did NOT Post Headline About Tom Hanks Being Arrested For Child Pornography Charges
by Christiana Dillard on June 24, 2021 at 4:22 pm
Did a BBC News Online headline report that Tom Hanks was arrested on 135 counts of child pornography possession? No, that's not true: Although an image attributed to BBC News Online displays that headline, along with a picture of Hanks...
President Joe Biden on infrastructure package: 'We have a deal'
on June 24, 2021 at 3:50 pm
President Joe Biden announced Thursday afternoon that he reached an agreement with a bipartisan group of senators on a deal to pass a major infrastructure package in Congress.
Fact Check: mRNA Vaccine Technology Does NOT Have Catastrophic Side Effects, Including Death
by Dana Ford on June 24, 2021 at 3:10 pm
Does messenger RNA (mRNA) vaccine technology have catastrophic side effects, including death? No, that's not true: Health officials widely consider such technology to be safe and effective. Millions of people have gotten a COVID-19 mRNA vaccine and have not suffered...
First U.S. Navy Week since pandemic to be held next week in Kansas City
on June 24, 2021 at 3:06 pm
The first Navy Week since the start of the pandemic, and the first in Kansas City since 2015, will be held next week, the U.S. Navy said Thursday.
Fact Check: Female Weightlifter Did NOT Suffer 'Tragic Testicle Injury' Just Weeks Before Tokyo Olympics
by Marlo Lee on June 24, 2021 at 2:45 pm
Did New Zealand female weightlifter Laurel Hubbard suffer from a testicular injury just weeks before the 2020 Tokyo Olympics? No, that's not true: the claim is lifted from from The Babylon Bee, a satirical website that writes about "Christian stuff,...
U.S. jobless claims dropping faster in states ending federal benefit
by Media Bias Fact Check on June 24, 2021 at 2:39 pm
A sign advertising job openings is seen outside of a Starbucks in Manhattan, New York City, New York, U.S., May 26, 2021. REUTERS/Andrew KellyWASHINGTON, June 24 (Reuters) - Ongoing claims for U.S. unemployment insurance have dipped faster in recent weeks in states ending federal benefits this […]