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NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week


November 30, 2018

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:


THE CLAIM: As part of this year's "Christmas Traditions" display at the White House, first lady Melania Trump is bringing back a Nativity scene banned by the Obamas.

THE FACTS: The Nativity scene was not banned by the Obamas. It is on display in the East Room "for the 51st year," according to a White House news release about the decorations. The theme of t...

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