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VERIFY: U.S. passport, expired license count as ID to vote in VA

Ready to vote in the Virginia governor's race? Remember to bring a valid form of identification, or else you'll need to sign an ID statement or vote provisionally → Read More

VERIFY: Spotted lanternflies are gorging on grape vines, threatening wineries

Here's why Spotted Lanternflies are bad and why experts say your should kill them and their eggs → 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: Are sunscreens higher than SPF 50 any better?

SPF correlates to how much protection a sunscreen offers against UVB rays. Is there any reason to use above an SPF 50? → 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: 'Unhealthy' air quality for 'sensitive groups,' explained

2021 summer wildfire smoke is drifting to the East Coast and making skies hazy enough to trigger a code orange air quality alert in Washington DC. Who is at risk? → Read More

VERIFY: No, Jeff Bezos's Blue Origin launch was not funded by taxpayer dollars

Our Verify team reached out to NASA and spoke with a George Washington University space policy expert who formerly worked in the previous administration. → Read More

VERIFY: Who suspended Sha'Carri Richardson?

One of the world's fastest women Sha'Carri Richardson suspended for THC marijuana use. Who gave the drug test? Can she run in other races? Team USA fact check → Read More

VERIFY: No, WHO is not banning "women of childbearing age" from drinking alcohol

Some online claim the World Health Organization is suggesting that "women of childbearing age," should stop drinking; others say, the WHO has banned them. We Verify. → Read More

VERIFY: Should I get the COVID vaccine if I'm sick?

Two experts explain you should delay your vaccine appointment if you have COVID-19. Cold, flu or something else will depend. → Read More

VERIFY: No, airlines are not considering banning vaccinated travelers over blood clot concerns

A claim circulating online references an airline industry meeting, where companies considered barring vaccinated individuals from flying. This claim is false. → Read More

VERIFY: Are Brood X cicadas driving hummingbirds away?

When do hummingbirds come to D.C., Maryland and Virginia? When do they leave? Has the 17-year cicadas impacted the hummingbirds? → Read More

VERIFY: When Virginia lifts its state of emergency, will it be illegal to wear a mask?

When Virginia lifts its state of emergency and mask mandate, will it be illegal to wear a mask due to the state's anti-masking rules? COVID-19 fact check → Read More

VERIFY: When Virginia lifts its state of emergency, will it be illegal to wear a mask?

When Virginia lifts its state of emergency and mask mandate, will it be illegal to wear a mask due to the state's anti-masking rules? → Read More

VERIFY: Yes, there's a national lifeguard shortage

Pools across the country are having a hard time staffing their lifeguard posts. → Read More

VERIFY: What is Absolute Risk Reduction, and what does it tell us about vaccine efficacy?

What is the difference between absolute risk and relative risk and what does it tell us about the COVID-19 vaccine's efficacy? → Read More

VERIFY: How many people have gotten COVID-19 after being fully vaccinated?

The CDC has been tracking "breakthrough infections" of people testing positive for COVID-19 after being fully vaccinated. Here's what the data tells us. → Read More

VERIFY: How many people have gotten COVID-19 after being fully vaccinated?

The CDC has been tracking "breakthrough infections" of people testing positive for COVID-19 after being fully vaccinated. Here's what the data tells us. → Read More

VERIFY: Are COVID-19 vaccine mandates for college students legal?

Can colleges/universities legally require COVID-19 vaccination prior to attending classes in person, living on campus? What about medical and religious exemptions? → 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