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

In this Dec. 9, 2016 photo, flowers and notes left by well-wishers outside a pizza restaurant in northwest Washington, D.C.,are shown, where a North Carolina man fired an assault rifle multiple times as he attempted to “self-investigate” the conspiracy theory known as “Pizzagate. (AP Photo/Jessica Gresko, 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: