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Bill Cosby file photo
(AP) — A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these is legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked these out. Here are the real facts: NOT REAL: Food Fight! Jailbird Bill Cosby Slapped With...
gecko on a phone at the center in Kailua Kona, Hawaii
HONOLULU (AP) — If you got incessant phone calls last week from a hospital that cares for Hawaiian monk seals, you were butt-dialed. Or, more specifically, foot-dialed. By a gecko. Marine mammal veterinarian Claire Simeone was at lunch when she got a call from Ke Kai Ola, the Big Island hospital...
People arrive for the twice-annual conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints Saturday, Oct. 6, 2018, in Salt Lake City
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Mormons will start spending less time at church each Sunday — two hours instead of three — after a change announced Saturday aimed at making worship more manageable for members around the globe. The switch, which takes effect in January, is a significant one for Mormons, who...
Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh
(AP) —  A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these is legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked these out. Here are the real facts: NOT REAL: Records Show Dr. Ford Is Not A Licensed...
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg
NEW YORK (AP) — For users, Facebook’s revelation of a data breach that gave attackers access to 50 million accounts raises an important question: What happens next? For the owners of the affected accounts, and of another 40 million that Facebook considered at risk, the first order of business may...
 Supreme court nominee Brett Kavanaugh
WASHINGTON (AP) — The world beyond a memorable Senate hearing marched on this past week. The Federal Reserve acted to make borrowing more expensive and people’s savings accounts a tad more flush. President Donald Trump relived the 2016 election, yet again, wrongly stating he won the women’s vote....
local fishing boats move in to recover the passengers and crew of Air Niugini flight
WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — The airline operating a flight that crashed into a Pacific lagoon in Micronesia on Friday now says one man is missing, after earlier saying all 47 passengers and crew had safely evacuated the sinking plane. Air Niugini said in a statement that as of Saturday...
Rescue personnel grab the the hand of a man stranded in rushing water
(AP) — A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue headlines of the week. None of these stories is legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked these out. Here are the real facts: NOT REAL: Prosecutor at Kavanaugh hearing got Catholic...
CNN News anchor Anderson Cooper in a 2017 AP file photo
(AP) — A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue headlines of the week. None of these stories is legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked these out. Here are the real facts: NOT REAL: CNN’s Anderson Cooper Caught Faking Hurricane...
Henry Winkler
(AP) — A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue headlines of the week. None of these stories is legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked these out. Here are the real facts: NOT REAL: Henry Winkler - 1942-2018 - Donates Half Of His...

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