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 In this April 6, 2017, file photo, former Fox News person Gretchen Carlson speaks during the Women in the World Summit at Lincoln Center in New York. The AP reported July 21, 2017, that a story claiming Carlson said the Second Amendment was written before guns were invented is a hoax.(AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
(AP) — A roundup of some of the most popular, but completely untrue, headlines of the week. None of these stories are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked these out; here are the real facts: NOT REAL: Trump Is Furious After Discovering Gov’t Waste...
In this Feb. 16, 2017, file photo, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi of Calif. listens during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. The AP reported on July 14, 2017, that a series of stories circulating online regarding a drug bust involving Pelosi's daughters is a hoax. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
A roundup of some of the most popular, but completely untrue, headlines of the week. None of these stories are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked these out; here are the real facts: NOT REAL: Trump Jr.: "My Russian Meetings Prove I'm A Real...
 President Donald Trump at the rally in Cedar Rapids. [Photo: AFP  via RNZI]
The Trump administration has plans to appeal to the Supreme Court to block a Hawaii judge's latest ruling that waters down the partial travel ban. A federal court judge in Hawaii has ruled close relatives of people living in the US cannot be barred under the President's travel ban. District Judge...
This Tuesday, July 11, 2017 photo shows the front office of Kaiser High School in Honolulu. Army Sgt. 1st Class Ikaika Kang graduated from the school in 2001. Those who know him said they're shocked to hear about terrorism charges against him after authorities said he pledged allegiance to the Islamic State group. (AP Photo/Jennifer Sinco Kelleher)
HONOLULU (AP) — A U.S. soldier accused of wanting to commit a mass shooting after pledging loyalty to the Islamic State group believed the moon landing was faked, questioned the assassination of President John F. Kennedy and thought the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks were an inside job coordinated by...
  In this Monday, July 10, 2017 photo, Clifford Kang, father of soldier Ikaika E. Kang, poses with photo of his son in Kailua, Hawaii. Ikaika E. Kang, an active-duty U.S. soldier, was arrested over the weekend on terrorism charges that accuse him of pledging allegiance to the Islamic State group and saying he wanted to "kill a bunch of people." (Bruce Asato/The Star-Advertiser via AP)
HONOLULU (AP) — After years of red flags and reprimands by the U.S. Army, the FBI took an active-duty soldier into custody on terrorism charges over the weekend. The yearlong federal investigation that led to his arrest involved multiple undercover agents and confidential informants. Sgt. 1st Class...
In this file photo taken on or about July 2, 1937, American aviator Amelia Earhart, left, and her navigator, Fred Noonan, right, pose beside their plane with gold miner F.C. Jacobs at Lae, New Guinea just before Earhart and Noonan took off in a flight to Howland Island on July 2, during which they disappeared somewhere in the Pacific. (AP Photo, File)
NEW YORK (AP) — The retired federal agent who discovered what he believes is the first photographic evidence of Amelia Earhart alive and well after crash-landing in the Pacific Ocean during her attempted round-the-world flight says he didn't initially capture the significance of the image until...
HILDALE, Utah (AP) -- Utah health authorities said they are investigating an outbreak of E.coli after two children died in a city on the Arizona border that's home to a polygamist Mormon sect. The investigation in Hildale, Utah, comes after the deaths in recent weeks, the Southwest Utah Public...
In this June 28, 2017, file photo, protesters holds signs as they gather for a demonstration on the University of Cincinnati campus demanding that a white former police officer be tried a third time in the fatal shooting of an unarmed black motorist in Cincinnati. As cities and towns host July 4th parades and fireworks shows, some minority residents are expressing mixed feelings about the holiday used to reaffirm the country's founding based on equality and civil liberties. (AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — As many in the United States celebrate the Fourth of July holiday, some minorities have mixed feelings about the revelry of fireworks and parades in an atmosphere of tension on several fronts. How do you celebrate during what some people of color consider troubling times?...
n this July 21, 2005 file photo, visitors watch while workers pressure wash the granite faces of George Washington, left, Thomas Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt and Abraham Lincoln at Mount Rushmore National Memorial in South Dakota. The Democracy Index, compiled by the London-based Economist Intelligence Unit, ranked the U.S. at 21st worldwide in 2016, tied with Italy and trailing Norway, Canada and Uruguay, among others. While Norway and several other Scandinavian countries are considered "full democracies,
NEW YORK (AP) -- In his 4½ years as a state senator from Manhattan, Brad Holyman has handed out everything from flashlights to T-shirts at political rallies. But for a gathering held soon after President Donald Trump's inauguration, he decided on something more substantial: Copies of the...
 This Thursday, July 9, 2015, file photo shows a Whataburger restaurant in San Antonio, Texas. The Texas restaurant chain said on social media Wednesday, June 28, 2017, that a story shared online that claims it would be going out of business on Aug. 1 is a hoax. (AP Photo/Eric Gay, File)
A roundup of some of the most popular, but completely untrue, headlines of the week. None of these stories are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked these out; here are the real facts: NOT REAL: Whataburger files for bankruptcy; all locations to...

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