Not Real News: Alook at what didn’t happen this week

FILE - Dr. Anthony Fauci, then-director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, speaks during a press briefing at the White House, Nov. 22, 2022, in Washington. On Friday, June 9, 2023, The Associated Press reported on stories circulating online incorrectly claiming the majority of AIDS patients died from medication developed when Fauci led the nation’s response to the emerging epidemic, not from the virus itself. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, 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: