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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...
 Floating boom that will be used to corral plastic litter
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Engineers will deploy a trash collection device to corral plastic litter floating between California and Hawaii in an attempt to clean up the world’s largest garbage patch in the heart of the Pacific Ocean. The 2,000-foot (600-meter) long floating boom will be towed Saturday...
The famous Nike Michael Jordan image graces the front of the Niketown store in downtown Portland, Ore
(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: Michael Jordan Resigns From The Board At Nike -...
Donald Trump responds to a reporters
NEW YORK (AP) — It was an extraordinary decision at a tense time for editors at The New York Times: a senior official at the Trump administration wanted to tell the world that some who work for the president try to blunt his worst instincts, but wanted the cover of anonymity to avoid being fired....
Mitt Romney
(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: “Mitt Romney: ‘Trump has some very serious...
James Fujita, left, and Reid Fujita take down plywood boards
HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii emerged Saturday from the threat of a potentially devastating hurricane after flooding forced evacuations on some islands but damage appeared less than feared despite historic amounts of rain. Tropical Storm Lane, once known as Hurricane Lane, began to break apart as it...
Queen Elizabeth II, center, accompanied by Prince Charles, left, and Prince William
(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: Queen Elizabeth Declares Prince William And Kate...
Donald Trump’s vandalized star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Los Angeles
(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: Liberal Who Destroyed Trump’s Hollywood Star To...
Magnunson Sevens Act logo
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Fishermen and environmentalists are at odds over a suite of changes to American fishing laws that was approved by the House of Representatives, and the proposal faces a new hurdle in the Senate. The House passed changes to the Magnuson-Stevens Act, a 42-year-old set of rules...

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