NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week
April 5, 2019
A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week, which included April Fool's Day. 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:
CLAIM: Minimum wage of $19 at LaGuardia Airport in New York City has resulted in $7 croissants.
THE FACTS: If the croissants at New York's LaGuardia Airport are excessively pricey at $7 each, it's not because of an hourly minimum wage of $19. The minimum wage there is currently $13.60 an hour. The topic fueled a debate on s...