Truth or Lies

And now the news, is it fact or fiction? The troubling trend toward subjective opinions about objective facts continues and it raises the question of whether facts really matter or whether the only thing that matters is what people believe. Skillful use of words and savvy interpretations and conclusions are enough to sway many people, even the smart ones among us.

Take the quiz on the following 10 issues and decide what is true and what is false.

1. An amazing breakthrough has been reported in the battle to find a cure for all types of cancers and it…