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

Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., arrives for votes as Congress returns to work in crisis mode with only a few days to go before a government shutdown, Tuesday, at the Capitol in Washington, On Friday, Sept. 29, The Associated Press reported on stories circulating online incorrectly claiming aphoto shows Paul sitting on the Capitol steps in a red bathrobe. (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: