NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week
September 1, 2017
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: Joel Osteen Sails Luxury Yacht Through Flooded Houston To Pass Out Copies Of 'Your Best Life Now'
THE FACTS: The televangelist defended himself this week against criticism that he didn't open up his Houston megachurch as a shelter sooner, saying his doors never closed. But he didn't try to make amends by sailing a yacht through downtown Houston and...