NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week
April 26, 2019
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:
CLAIM: Regular gas costs $9.40 a gallon in Death Valley, California.
THE FACTS: California gas prices are the highest in the country right now, but they aren't that high. A photo shared on social media that shows a Chevron gas station sign with regular unleaded gasoline priced at $9.40 per gallon is manipulated. G. Dan Mitchell, a California photographer, t...