CNN isn’t reporting this afternoon that the United States has struck Syria. Steven Cook, a senior fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations, apologized for spreading the false report, but not before sending shockwaves through Twitter in the space of five minutes.

https://twitter.com/stevenacook/status/372452667471450112

Skeptics confirmed the story for themselves by switching over to CNN.

Sorry you guys.

Heck, CNN’s newsroom has demonstrated that CNN is not a reliable source for breaking news either.