Fact Check: A look at what didn’t happen this week

  • David Xol-Cholom of Guatemala hugs his son, Byron, at Los Angeles International Airport Jan. 22, 2020, as they reunite after being separated about one-and-half years ago during the Trump administration’s wide-scale separation of immigrant families. Stories circulating online incorrectly assert that nine parents who were deported under the Trump administration after being separated from their children at the border were allowed to return to the United States on Wednesday. The family reunions referenced on social media did not happen this week, they occurred in 2020 due to a court order. (AP Photo/Ringo H.W. Chiu)

  • An official of the Union Election Commission counts ballots Nov. 8, 2020, at a polling station in Naypyitaw, Myanmar. Stories circulating online incorrectly assert Myanmar used the election technology firm Dominion Voting Systems for its recent elections. (AP Photo/Aung Shine Oo)

  • Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., bows her head during a closing prayer of a joint session of the House and Senate Jan 7, 2021, to confirm Electoral College votes at the Capitol. Stories circulating online incorrectly assert that Ocasio-Cortez falsely claimed she faced rioters in the main Capitol building during the Jan. 6 insurrection. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

  • Pro-labor protesters bang drums and chant inside the state Capitol in Madison, Wis., on Feb. 22, 2011, during their eighth day of protesting. The photo has been circulating online incorrectly asserting it shows Democratic protesters storming the U.S. Capitol during the confirmation of then-Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh in 2018. (AP Photo/Jeffrey Phelps)

A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked them out. Here are the facts: