In an age where the Internet allows information - and rumors - to swirl endlessly and quickly, some say, the anti-smear Web site is a new must-have tool. Staffed by "fact-checkers," the site encourages supporters to participate by doing their own rumor surveillance for the campaign.
"We will not allow Michelle — or, for that matter, Barack — to be defined by rumors," Obama adviser Anita Dunn told Time magazine.
Meanwhile, Fox News apologized for a reference to Michelle Obama as a "baby mama" during a newscast.
Cardo Systems, a Bluetooth retailer, admitted to being behind the viral video showing cell phones popping popcorn, which has garnered millions of views on YouTube, Wired reported.
The InBev bid for Anheuser-Busch might be sparking a nationalist-inspired campaign to shut down the buyout.
FEMA's rep took another hit after reports surfaced that $85 million in supplies were kept in storage when Katrina victims needed them, and have since been given away to state and federal agencies.
What's going on with Ron Paul? Despite stopping short of dropping out of the race and telling reporters his campaign was going to "shift gears," the Republican presidential candidate's Web site has a statement saying he has quit the presidential race.