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

  • In this July 30, 1981 photo, John Coleman, The Weather Channel founder, attends a news conference in New York. On Friday, The Associated Press reported on stories circulating online incorrectly claiming climate change is not happening, nor are humans causing significant global warming. (AP Photo/Marty Lederhandler, File)

  • FILE - Russian President Vladimir Putin talks with Francesco Rocca, the president of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies during a video call in Moscow, Russia, Sunday, Dec. 5, 2021. On Friday, July 29, 2022, The Associated Press reported on stories circulating online incorrectly claiming Russia has “officially expelled” the World Health Organization and “closed all of its offices in Moscow.” (Mikhail Metzel, Sputnik, Kremlin Pool Photo via AP, File)

  • Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., talks to The Associated Press about the impact of the Jan. 6 attack by a mob loyal to then-President Donald Trump, during a tour of her office on Capitol Hill in Washington on Jan. 5. On Friday, The Associated Press reported on stories circulating online incorrectly claiming Freedom of Information Act requests show a dozen phone calls between Ray Epps’ cell phone and Pelosi’s office a week before the Capitol insurrection on Jan. 6, 2021. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, 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: