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This Oct. 28, 1986, file photo shows Rosa Parks at Ellis Island in New York. The AP reported on Aug. 25, 2017, that a story circulating online that Parks' daughter praised President Donald Trump's response to violence in Charlottesville, Va. is false. Parks didn't have any children. (AP Photo, 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: Rosa Parks' Daughter Praises Trump's Response to...
In this July 29, 2017 photo transgender U.S. army captain Jennifer Sims sits on a balcony after an interview with The Associated Press in Beratzhausen near Regensburg, Germany. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Active-duty transgender troops say a policy change that puts them at risk of being removed and indefinitely bars transgender people from enlisting in the military is a step backward for civil rights that will promote inequality in the armed forces. President Donald Trump on Friday...
Congresswoman Aumua Amata and Interior Department Secretary Ryan Zinke during a stop in California on her way back to Washington in May of this year. [Courtesy photo]
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) -- Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke said he's recommending that none of 27 national monuments carved from wilderness and ocean and under review by the Trump administration be eliminated. But there would be changes to a "handful," he said. Zinke told The Associated Press that...
A crowd wears protective glasses as they watch the beginning of the solar eclipse from Salem, Ore., Monday, Aug. 21, 2017. (AP Photo/Don Ryan)
(AP) — Americans gazed in wonder through telescopes, cameras and disposable protective glasses Monday as the moon blotted out the midday sun in the first full-blown solar eclipse to sweep the U.S. from coast to coast in nearly a century. It promised to be the most observed and photographed eclipse...
Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., watches a baseball game between the Arizona Diamondbacks and the Los Angeles Dodgers during the first inning, Thursday, Aug 10, 2017, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
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: John McCain Says He 'Accidentally' Voted No On...
This undated photo provided by Maui Grown Therapies shows medicinal cannabis grown in the dispensary's production centers in Upcountry Maui, Hawaii. Dispensary sales of medical marijuana in Hawaii are beginning after patients waited 17 years for a legal way to purchase the drug. Maui Grown Therapies was the first dispensary in the state to sell medical marijuana to patients. (Maui Grown Therapies via AP)
HONOLULU (AP) — Dispensary sales of medical marijuana in Hawaii are beginning after patients waited 17 years for a legal way to purchase the drug. Maui Grown Therapies received approval from the Department of Health to begin selling medical cannabis Tuesday. The dispensary plans to start selling...
In this May 15, 2017, file photo, tourists walk through a shopping district in Tamuning, Guam. Security and defense officials on Guam said on Aug. 9, 2017, that there is no imminent threat to people there or in the Northern Mariana Islands after North Korea said it was examining its operational plans for attack. (AP Photo/Haven Daley, File)
HAGATNA, Guam (AP) — Residents of the tiny Pacific island of Guam say they're afraid of being caught in the middle of escalating tensions between the U.S. and North Korea after Pyongyang announced it was examining plans for attacking the strategically important U.S. territory. Though local...
This is a Sunday, March 11, 2012 file photo of England's Manu Tuilagi, left, as he runs to score a try despite the tackle of France's Aurelien Rougerie during their six nations rugby union match at the Stade de France stadium, in Saint Denis, outside Paris, Sunday. England's Rugby Football Union said Monday Aug. 7, 2017 that Manu Tuilagi and Denny Solomona have been sent home from a national team training camp. An RFU statement says the disciplinary action is a result of "culture issues" with no further exp
LONDON (AP) — England rugby backs Manu Tuilagi and Denny Solomona were sent home in shame from a national team training camp on Monday. A Rugby Football Union statement said the disciplinary action by coach Eddie Jones was a result of ”team culture issues,” without elaborating. The pair missed the...
In this June 2, 2017, file photo, comedian Kathy Griffin, left, listens as her attorney Lisa Bloom speaks during a news conference in Los Angeles, to discuss the backlash since Griffin released a photo and video of her displaying a likeness of President Donald Trump's severed head. The AP reported on July 28, 2017, that a story claiming Griffin was jailed last month for walking around New York wearing fake blood and a Trump Halloween mask is a hoax. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, 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: President Trump Moves To SHUTDOWN JIHAD TRAINING...
 Toby Clairmont, the Hawaii Emergency Management Agency's executive officer, shows new informational materials to a reporter in Honolulu on Friday, July 21, 2017. Hawaii announced a new public education campaign to prepare for the possibility of a ballistic missile strike from North Korea. (AP Photo/Jennifer Sinco Kelleher)
HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii is the first state to prepare the public for the possibility of a ballistic missile strike from North Korea. The state's Emergency Management Agency on Friday announced a public education campaign about what to do. Hawaii lawmakers have been urging emergency management...

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