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

FILE - In this Thursday, Feb. 18, 2021, file photo, a pilot wears a face mask to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus as he walks through a terminal at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport in Atlanta. On Friday, Oct. 22, The Associated Press reported on stories circulating online incorrectly claiming that vaccine-related strokes in pilots have caused an “epidemic of plane crashes.” (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel, File)

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: