NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week
July 19, 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 them out. Here are the real facts:
CLAIM: Photo shows a member of the U.S. women's soccer team giving a Nazi salute in front of the Museum of Jewish Heritage in New York City.
THE FACTS: The photo shows soccer player Ashlyn Harris raising her hand in celebration — not in a Nazi salute — next to her teammates, Allie Long and Megan Rapinoe. It was taken as they gathered July 10 outside the...