The claim, originating from what is effectively a propaganda arm of the Islamic State, lacks credible evidence and has confounded some analysts.
A photograph purportedly showing the Army Black Knights team kneeling in protest actually shows the Navy football team kneeling in prayer.
Petty's death came a week after he and his group the Heartbreakers concluded their 40th anniversary tour.
The call comes after a referendum for independence turned violent when Spanish police tried to block the vote, leaving hundreds injured.
The comments, which have since been deleted, express a lack of sympathy for shooting victims in Las Vegas because they may have been Republicans.
A vague yet viral Facebook post accused the network of spreading misinformation.
Reports that truck drivers are on strike in Puerto Rico are false -- Teamsters have asked mainland truckers to distribute supplies in the U.S. territory.
A woman claiming to be a police officer in Puerto Rico suggested that federal relief was not being distributed after Hurricane Maria in order to politically damage Republicans.
An old but still thriving urban legend about Walt Disney World in Florida holds that the theme park's tallest structure, Cinderella Castle, was built such that it can be fully or partially dismantled in the event of a hurricane.
A "satirical" web site published a fake story about the sportswear company, which has in fact expressed support for players' right to protest.
A gunman on the 32nd floor of a Las Vegas Strip casino fired on a country music festival below, killing at least 50 people and wounding more than 200.
The sight of football players kneeling during the national anthem is the continuation of a tradition nearly as old the song itself.
The newspaper's managing editor chided stars who he said were courting "unpopularity" by speaking out against Hitler's regime.
A photograph shows Donald Trump standing alongside Rosa Parks and Muhammad Ali at an awards ceremony in the 1980s.
A viral meme gets some facts right about an infamous 1980s lawsuit involving Donald Trump's football team but misses the mark with others.
Price had come under criticism after his use of charter flights at public expense.