Evan Koslof, wusa9

Evan Koslof

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Washington, DC, United States

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Recent articles by Evan:

Here's who can and can't get a COVID-19 booster shot now

A Pfizer booster shot has been recommended for older and vulnerable Americans. But who falls into those categories under the new CDC guidance? We verify. → Read More

VERIFY: 1-on-1 with Dr. Fauci on booster shots, CDC mask guidelines & more

In an exclusive, one-on-one interview the Verify team sat down with the nation's leading infectious disease expert, Dr. Anthony Fauci. → Read More

VERIFY: Baby birds are dropping dead

Reports of dead or stumbling birds with crusty, swollen eyes, are pouring into wildlife agencies in D.C., Maryland and Virginia. No one knows what's causing it. → Read More

VERIFY: How long passed before fans were told about shooting outside Nats Park?

The Verify team used social media and local broadcast footage to break down the timeline of events, following Saturday night's shooting outside Nats Park. → Read More

VERIFY: Yes, data shows 17,000 more people left D.C. in 2020 than year before, amid pandemic

Amid pandemic, many left D.C., opting for more affordable, spacious locations. Will this be permanent? The Verify team spoke with the experts. → Read More

VERIFY: What is Budget Reconciliation? Could Democrats use this process to pass voting rights or immigration reform?

Democrats announced $3.5 trillion infrastructure plan; Can it be used to pass voting rights legislation? Immigration Reform? How does it relate to filibuster? → Read More

VERIFY: Yes, President Biden has confirmed more judges by this point than any president in the last 50 years

As of July 1, 7 judges nominated by Joe Biden confirmed by Senate. This is the most since Richard Nixon in 1969. More than Trump, Bush, Obama. 2021 fact check → Read More

VERIFY: No, flood damage isn't typically covered by homeowners insurance

As hurricane season gets underway, the Verify team looked into whether flood damage is generally covered by homeowners insurance. → Read More

VERIFY: Yes, you get the bill if a neighbor's tree hits your house, unless you do this one thing

With Tropical Storm Elsa making its way up the East Coast, the Verify team looked into who is responsible for a toppled tree that lands on a home. → Read More

VERIFY: DC Fire and EMS have confiscated thousands of pounds of fireworks. Which ones are illegal?

Fireworks are always a highlight for the 4th of July holiday. But DC Fire and EMS is always on high alert for illegal fireworks, which remain rampant. → Read More

VERIFY: Who decides where infrastructure funding goes? Which projects get funding?

Bipartisan group of Senators have announced framework for infrastructure bill. What's included in the bill, and what projects could get funding? → Read More

VERIFY: No, the filibuster does not appear anywhere in the constitution

Is eliminating the filibuster a possibility? Does the constitution allow this? The Verify Team breaks down Nuclear Option, and what was done by McConnell and Reid. → Read More

VERIFY: Could former President Trump be back on Facebook by the next presidential election?

The Verify Team looked into the latest announcement from Facebook, regarding when former President Donald Trump will be allowed back on the platform. → Read More

VERIFY: Here's why some homes have more cicadas than others

Where can we find Brood X cicadas in Maryland, DC, and Virginia? The Verify team gets answers from University of Maryland experts. → Read More

VERIFY: Who qualifies for the Maryland Vaccine Lottery, and will your information be private?

Maryland is giving away $40k to vaccinated Marylanders. Who is eligible? What if you only had one dose? If you're vaccinated in another state, do you qualify? → Read More

VERIFY: What's going on with Bitcoin? Why are there such ups and downs with cryptocurrency?

The Verify team spoke with cryptocurrency experts about the recent drop in prices, as Bitcoin fell from as high as $60,000 per coin to as low as $30,000 each. → Read More

VERIFY: No, the Keystone XL Pipeline decision has nothing to do with gas crisis on east coast

Did the Executive Order from Democrat Joe Biden contribute to gas shortage? Gasoline experts say false. Colonial Pipeline hack was to blame. XL transported oil. → Read More

VERIFY: No, the pipeline crisis was not an attack on red states

On social media, posts suggest that Republican-leaning states were harder hit by the Colonial Pipeline crisis. This is false. → Read More

VERIFY: Why are gas prices rising?

Gas prices have been going up since last year due to crude oil prices and fluctuating demand during the pandemic. This week, prices spiked 10-15 cents more. → Read More

price gouging definition: why is gasoline going up, is it legal?

Gas prices are surging around the country. Our Verify team found out how to tell when price gouging is at play, what it means and how to report it. → Read More